Agenda and draft minutes

Chief Officers' Panel
Thursday, 14th June, 2018 1.30 pm

Venue: Committee Room 4 - County Offices, Kendal, LA9 4RQ. View directions

Contact: Nicola Harrison  Email: nicola.harrison@cumbria.gov.uk

Items
No. Item

6.

Apologies

To receive any apologies for absence.

Minutes:

No apologies for absence were received.

7.

Exclusion of Press and Public

To consider whether the press and public should be excluded from the meeting during consideration of any item on the agenda.

Minutes:

RESOLVED that, under section 100A of the Local Government Act 1972 the press and public be excluded from the meeting during consideration of Agenda item 4 Minutes of the meeting held on 19 April 2018 and Agenda item 5 Appointment of Director of Finance (S151 Officer) on the grounds that they involve the likely disclosure of exempt information as defined under Part 1 of Paragraph 1 of the Act – information relating to any individual. 

 

8.

Disclosures of Interest

Members are invited to disclose any disclosable pecuniary interest they have in any item on the agenda which comprises

 

1          Details of any employment, office, trade, profession or vocation carried on for            profit or gain.

 

2          Details of any payment or provision of any other financial benefit (other than from the authority) made or provided within the relevant period in respect of any expenses incurred by you in carrying out duties as a member, or towards your election expenses.  (This includes any payment or financial benefit from a trade union within the meaning of the Trade Union and Labour Relations (Consolidation) Act 1992.

 

3          Details of any contract which is made between you (or a body in which you have a beneficial interest) and the authority

 

(a)       Under which goods or services are to be provided or works are to be executed; and

 

            (b)       Which has not been fully discharged.

 

4          Details of any beneficial interest in land which is within the area of the authority. 

 

5          Details of any licence (alone or jointly with others) to occupy land in the area of the authority for a month or longer. 

 

6          Details of any tenancy where (to your knowledge)

 

            (a)       The landlord is the authority; and

 

            (b)       The tenant is a body in which you have a beneficial                                                         interest.

 

7          Details of any beneficial interest in securities of a body where

 

(a)       That body (to your knowledge) has a place of business or land in the    area of the authority; and

 

 

(b)       Either –

 

(i)      The total nominal value of the securities exceeds £25,000 or one            hundredth of the total issued share capital of that body; or

 

(ii)         If that share capital of that body is of more than one class, the total nominal value of the shares of any one class in which the relevant person has a beneficial interest exceeds one hundredth of the total issued share capital of that class.

 

In addition, you must also disclose other non-pecuniary interests set out in the Code of Conduct where these have not already been registered.

 

Note

 

A “disclosable pecuniary interest” is an interest of a councillor or their partner (which means spouse or civil partner, a person with whom they are living as husband or wife, or a person with whom they are living as if they are civil partners).

Minutes:

No disclosures of interest were made

9.

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To confirm as a correct record the minutes of the meeting of the Panel held on 19 April 2018

Minutes:

RESOLVED  that the Minutes of the meeting held on 19 April 2018 be agreed as a correct record.

10.

Date and Time of Next Meeting

The date and time of the next meeting of the Panel will be circulated in due course.

Minutes:

The next meeting of the Panel would be held as and when required.

11.

Appointment of Director of Finance

To consider a report from the Chief Executive

Minutes:

A report from the Chief Executive had been circulated with the agenda which set out the details of the appointment and the background in relation to the ELT reshaping process. The Senior Manager, People Management explained the process that had been followed in relation to the assimilation process which was completed in accordance with the reshaping process and Managing Change Procedure.

Appointment of Director of Finance (S151 Officer)

Hard copies of the predetermined questions were provided to the panel and the panel agreed which question each member would ask.

Julie Crellin was interviewed for the position of Director of Finance (S151 Officer)

Following the interview the panel discussed the candidate’s performance and agreed an outcome. There was unanimous agreement to appoint Julie Crellin to the position of Director of Finance (S151 officer).

RESOLVED that

Julie Crellin be appointed to the position of Director of Finance (S151 Officer).