The committee is invited to complete the formal interim development and performance review of the chief executive – report attached.
Councillor Ian White, Co-Chair of the Joint Audit and Governance Committee addressed the committee on the work of the chief executive in addressing a number of issues raised by EY, the councils’ external auditors and the Joint Audit and Governance Committee chairmen, which was noted by the Joint Staff Committee. Councillor Ian White then left the meeting.
The committee undertook the interim performance and development review of Mark Stone, Chief Executive, in accordance with both councils’ constitution.
Committee members were pleased to note the progress the chief executive had made against his performance targets particularly the delivery of the new staff structure.
Committee members expressed continued confidence in Mark Stone’s performance and leadership as the councils’ chief executive and noted the direction of travel was in accordance with members’ wishes.
The committee agreed to refer the stages of the chief executive’s appraisal to the Joint Constitution Review Task Group for review.
To recommend to the Joint Constitution Review Group that it review the stages of the chief executive’s appraisal in line with the recommendations of the joint audit and governance chairmen.