|Time:||6.00pm||Place:||Committee Room 3, Gernon Road Offices, Letchworth Garden City|
|PRESENT:||Councillor Mrs L.A. Needham (Councillor), Councillor David Billing (substitute), Councillor T.W. Hone, Councillor S.K. Jarvis andCouncillor Bernard Lovewell.|
|IN ATTENDANCE:||Chief Executive.|
TO APPOINT A CHAIRMAN
RESOLVED: That Councillor Mrs L.A. Needham be elected as Chairman of the meeting.
APOLOGIES FOR ABSENCE
Apologies for absence were received from Councillor Judi Billing. Councillor David Billing was substituting.
NOTIFICATION OF OTHER BUSINESS
There had been no notification of any other business.
The Chairman reminded Members that, in line with the Code of Conduct, any Declarations of Interest needed to be declared immediately prior to the item in question.
EXCLUSION OF PRESS AND PUBLIC
RESOLVED: that under Section 100A (4) of the Local Government Act 1972, the Public and Press be excluded from the meeting for the following item of business on the grounds that it involves the likely disclosure of exempt information as defined in Paragraphs 1 and 2 of Part 1 of Schedule 12A of the said Act.
SUCCESSION ARRANGEMENTS FOR CHIEF EXECUTIVE AND HEAD OF PAID SERVICE
The Chief Executive presented a report in respect of succession arrangements for the post of Chief Executive and Head of Paid Service.
Following discussion, Members endorsed the proposal to recruit to the position of Chief Executive and Head of Paid Service, and
RESOLVED: That an internal recruitment exercise be held to appoint an Interim Chief Executive and Head of Paid Service for a period of 6-12 months, which will be subject to review after 6 months.