Agenda and minutes

General Purposes Committee
Friday, 20th October, 2017 3.00 pm

Venue: Council Chamber, Council Offices, Cecil Street, Margate, Kent. View directions

Contact: Charles Hungwe 

No. Item


Election of Chairman


Apologies for Absence


Declarations of Interest

    To receive any declarations of interest.  Members are advised to consider the extract from the Standard Board Code of Conduct for Members, which forms part of the Declaration of Interest Form at the back of this Agenda.  If a Member declares an interest, they should complete that Form and hand it to the Officer clerking the meeting.


    There were no declarations of interest.


Minutes of Previous Meeting pdf icon PDF 71 KB


Exclusion of public and press pdf icon PDF 173 KB


Proposals for changes to Thanet Council's Corporate Structure


    The Chief Executive outlined her report regarding proposals for changes to Thanet District Council’s Corporate Structure.


    The Chief Executive clarified a number of matters in response to questions from Members of the Committee.


    It was proposed by Cllr Wells and seconded by Cllr Johnston and Members AGREED that:


    “That the General Purposes Committee approve the consultation on the proposed structure in relation to the one Chief Officer and two deputy Chief Officer posts as set out in the report and that the budget strategy and draft budget will be drafted to reflect the removal of £814k base budget savings from the council’s residual staffing structure.”