|Time:||2.00pm||Place:||Committee Room 3, Council Offices, Gernon Road, Letchworth Garden City|
|PRESENT:||Councillor Mrs L.A. Needham (Chairman), Councillor T.W. Hone, Councillor David Levett and Councillor Bernard Lovewell.|
|IN ATTENDANCE:||Strategic Director of Finance, Policy and Governance.|
Agenda Front Sheet
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 submitted by Councillor Adrian Smith.
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 Paragraph 1 of Part 1 of Schedule 12A of the said Act.
APPOINTMENT OF HEAD OF FINANCE, PERFORMANCE AND ASSET MANAGEMENT
The Strategic Director of Finance, Policy and Governance submitted a report on the outcome of the process to appoint to the post of Head of Finance, Performance and Asset Management. She advised that the Proper Officer had received no objections to the proposed appointment.
Following debate, it was
RESOLVED: That the recommendation to appoint Mr Ian Couper to the position of Head of Finance, Performance and Asset Management be endorsed, subject to receipt of satisfactory references.
REASON FOR DECISION: To enable the post to be filled with the minimum of delay.