Agenda and minutes

Joint Staff Committee
Monday, 29 January 2018 10.00 am

Venue: 135 Eastern Avenue, Milton Park, Milton, OX14 4SB

Contact: Steven Corrigan, Democratic Services Manager 

Items
No. Item

18.

Declarations of interest

To receive any declarations of disclosable pecuniary interest in respect of items on the agenda for this meeting.

 

Minutes:

None.

19.

Minutes

To adopt and sign as a correct record the minutes of the committee’s meeting held on 6 December 2017.

 

Minutes:

RESOLVED: to adopt and sign as a correct record the minutes of the committee’s meeting held on 6 December 2017.

 

20.

Exclusion of the public

Purpose: to consider whether to exclude members of the press and public from the meeting for the following item of business under Section 100A(4) of the Local Government Act 1972 and as amended by the Local Government (Access to Information) (Variation) Order 2006 on the grounds that:

(i) it involves the likely disclosure of exempt information as defined in paragraph 1, 2 and 3 of Part 1 of Schedule 12A of the Act, and

(ii) the public interest in maintaining the exemption outweighs the public interest in disclosing the information.

 

Minutes:

RESOLVED: to exclude members of the press and public from the meeting for the following items of business under Section 100A(4) of the Local Government Act 1972 and as amended by the Local Government (Access to Information) (Variation) Order 2006 on the grounds that:

i.      they involve the likely disclosure of exempt information as defined in paragraphs 1, 2 and 3 of Part 1 of Schedule 12A of the Act, and

ii.     the public interest in maintaining the exemption outweighs the public interest in disclosing the information.

 

 

21.

Minutes

To adopt and sign as a correct record the confidential minutes of the committee’s meeting held on 6 December 2017.

Minutes:

RESOLVED: to adopt and sign as a correct record the confidential minutes of the committee’s meeting held on 6 December 2017.

 

22.

Appointments to the vacant heads of service posts

To conduct interviews and make appointments to the vacant heads of service posts.

 

The following heads of service posts are vacant:

·         Head of development and regeneration

·         Head of housing and environment

·         Head of community services

·         Head of corporate services

Minutes:

The committee received presentations and conducted formal interviews, with Mark Stone, Chief Executive, present, for the following heads of service posts:

 

·         Head of corporate services

·         Head of development and regeneration

·         Head of housing and environment

·         Head of community services

 

The committee agreed, in accordance with committee procedure rule 15, to extend the duration of the meeting until the completion of the scheduled interviews.

 

The committee further agreed to make a final decision on the appointments at its meeting on 30 January 2018.