|Time:||9.00am||Place:||Committee Room 3, Gernon Road Offices, Letchworth Garden City|
|PRESENT:||Councillor Mrs L.A. Needham (Chairman), Councillor Judi Billing, Councillor T.W. Hone, Councillor S.K. Jarvis and Councillor Bernard Lovewell.|
|IN ATTENDANCE:||Senior Human Resources Adviser, East of England Local Government Association.|
TO APPOINT A CHAIRMAN
RESOLVED: That Councillor Mrs L.A. Needham be elected as Chairman of the meeting.
APOLOGIES FOR ABSENCE
There were no apologies for absence.
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.
APPOINTMENT OF INTERIM CHIEF EXECUTIVE AND HEAD OF PAID SERVICE
The Committee assessed and interviewed three candidates for the position of Interim Chief Executive and Head of the Paid Service.
Following discussion, it was
RECOMMENDED TO COUNCIL:
(1) That, with effect from Monday, 27th February 2012, David Scholes be appointed to the position of Interim Chief Executive and Head of the Paid Service for a period of 6 to 12 months with a review after 6 months;
(2) That the appointment be at the first point on the salary scale - that is Â£102,897 plus Â£4,000 car allowance per annum;
(3) That David Scholes also be appointed as Electoral Registration Officer and Returning Officer with effect from Monday, 27th February 2012.