Agenda and draft minutes

Head of Place and Sustainability, Appointments Committee B - Thursday, 4th November, 2021 2.30 pm

Venue: Virtual Meeting. View directions

Items
No. Item

1.

APOLOGIES FOR ABSENCE

Minutes:

Apologies for absence were received from Councillors C.A. Campbell, J.A. Davies, S.L. Davies, J.S. Edmunds, L.D. Evans and J. Prosser.

 

2.

DECLARATIONS OF PERSONAL INTERESTS

Minutes:

There were no declarations of personal interest.

 

3.

MINUTES - 17TH FEBRUARY 2021 pdf icon PDF 116 KB

Minutes:

RESOLVED that the minutes of the meeting held on the 17th February, 2021 be signed as a correct record.

 

4.

EXCLUSION OF THE PUBLIC

THE REPORTS RELATING TO THE FOLLOWING ITEMS ARE NOT FOR PUBLICATION AS THEY CONTAINS EXEMPT INFORMATION AS DEFINED IN PARAGRAPH 12 OF PART 4 OF SCHEDULE 12A TO THE LOCAL GOVERNMENT ACT 1972 AS AMENDED BY THE LOCAL GOVERNMENT (ACCESS TO INFORMATION) (VARIATION) (WALES) ORDER 2007. IF, FOLLOWING THE APPLICATION OF THE PUBLIC INTEREST TEST, THE COMMITTEE RESOLVES PURSUANT TO THE ACT TO CONSIDER THESE ITEMS IN PRIVATE, THE PUBLIC WILL BE EXCLUDED FROM THE MEETING DURING SUCH CONSIDERATION.

Minutes:

UNANIMOUSLY RESOLVED pursuant to the Local Government Act 1972, as amended by the Local Government (Access to Information)(Variation) Order 2007 that the public be excluded from the meeting during consideration of the following items as the reports contained exempt information as defined in paragraph 12 of Part 4 of Schedule 12A to the Act namely information relating to applicants to become an employee of the Authority.

 

5.

ACTION NOTES - SHORTLISTING PANEL HELD ON THE 7TH OCTOBER 2021

Minutes:

Following the application of the public interest test it was UNANIMOUSLY RESOLVED, pursuant to the Act referred to in Minute Number 4 above, to consider this matter in private, with the public excluded from the meeting as it would involve the disclosure of exempt information relating to a particular individual.

UNANIMOUSLY RESOLVED, that the report of the meeting of the Short-listing Panel held on the 7th October, 2021 be received.

 

6.

TO RECEIVE PRESENTATIONS AND INTERVIEW THE SHORTLISTED APPLICANTS FOR THE POST OF HEAD OF PLACE AND SUSTAINABILITY AND TO CONSIDER MAKING AN APPOINTMENT

Minutes:

Following the application of the public interest test it was UNANIMOUSLY RESOLVED, pursuant to the Act referred to in Minute Number 4 above, to consider this matter in private, with the public excluded from the meeting as it would involve the disclosure of exempt information relating to a particular individual.

The Chair outlined the selection process to date and the suggested format for the meeting. The Committee noted that four of the shortlisted candidates would be interviewed.

The Committee received presentations from the four candidates and were afforded the opportunity to question the candidates.

Duration of Meeting

Following completion of the presentations and interviews, the Committee’s attention was drawn to Corporate Procedure Rule 9 “Duration of Meeting” and the fact that the meeting had been underway for three hours.

RESOLVED that Corporate Procedure Rules be suspended to allow for the consideration of the remaining business to be considered.

The Committee received feedback from officers in relation to the recruitment and assessment process and its conclusions. After a discussion it was -

unanimously rESOLVED that Mr. R. Griffiths be appointed as Head of Place and Sustainability.

[Mr. R. Griffiths was recalled to the meeting and intimated his acceptance of the appointment.]