Agenda and draft minutes

East Kent Services Committee
Friday, 13th September, 2019 9.00 am

Venue: Canterbury City Council - CCC. View directions

Items
No. Item

26.

Apologies for absence

27.

Substitute Members

28.

Appointment of Chairman and Vice-Chairman [First meeting of municipal year or if leadership changes]

    Under the operating arrangements the Chairman for the municipal year 2019/20 will be a representative of Canterbury City Council and the Vice-Chairman will be a representative of Thanet District Council.

    Minutes:

    RESOLVED –

     

    (a) That Councillor R Thomas be elected Chairman of the Committee for the Council Year 2019/20.

     

    (b) That Councillor Ashbee be appointed as the Vice-Chairman of the Committee for the remainder of the council year 2019/20.

     

    (Councillor R Thomas then took the Chair for the remaining business for the meeting).

29.

Declaration of any interests

30.

Minutes of the previous meeting pdf icon PDF 58 KB

31.

Exclusion of the Press and Public

    TO RESOLVE - That under Section 100(A)(4) of the Local Government Act 1972, the press and public be excluded from the meeting during consideration of the following items of business on the grounds that there would be disclosure of exempt information as defined in Part 1 of Schedule 12A of the Act or the Freedom of Information Act or both.

32.

Appointment of New Head of Shared Services and Head of Collaborative Services

    TO CONSIDER the report of the Dover District Council’s Head of Governance.

     

    Report to follow.

    Minutes:

    The Head of Legal Services of Dover District Council introduced the report detailing the need to appoint an interim Head of Shared Services and Head of Collaborative Services.

     

    The Committee requested that if the permanent position hadn’t been appointed within 12 months, the matter should be referred back to the East Kent Services Committee. Officers agreed to the amendment and the proposal was made and seconded.

     

    RESOLVED – That Chris Blundell be appointed as the interim Head of Shared Services and Interim Head of Collaborative Services until a permanent appointment to the role has been made and that if the permanent appointment has not been made within 12 months that the matter be referred back to the East Kent Services Committee.

     

    A record of the vote was taken as follows:

     

    For the proposal: Councillors A Ashbee, S Chandler and R Thomas (3)

     

    Against the proposal: None

     

    Abstained from voting: None

33.

Any other urgent business to be dealt with in public

34.

Any other business which falls under the exempt provisions of the Local Government Act 1972 or the Freedom of Information Act 2000 or both

    It may be necessary to exclude the press or public for this item.

    Minutes:

    There was no other business which fell under the exempt provisions of the Local Government Act 1972 or the Freedom of Information Act 2000 or both.

     

    There being no other business the meeting closed at 9.10 am