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Items
No. Item

86.

Membership

To note under the provisions of the formula membership the attendance of the following nominee:

 

Original Member

Nominee Member Attending

Councillor Sue Anderson

Councillor Graham Henson

 

FOR INFORMATION

Minutes:

RESOLVED:  To note the attendance at this meeting of the following duly nominated Member:-

 

Ordinary Member

 

Nominated Member

Councillor Sue Anderson

Councillor Graham Henson

 

87.

Declarations of Interest

To receive declarations of disclosable pecuniary or non pecuniary interests, arising from business to be transacted at this meeting, from:

 

(a)               all Members of the Panel;

(b)               all other Members present.

Minutes:

RESOLVED:  To note that there were no declarations of interests made by Members.

88.

Appointment of Vice-Chair

To appoint a Vice Chair for the 2017/18 municipal year.

 

Minutes:

RESOLVED:  To appoint Councillor Keith Ferry as Vice-Chair of the Chief Officers’ Employment Panel for the 2017/2018 Municipal Year.

89.

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That the minutes of the meeting of the Chief Officers’ Employment Panel held on 8 December 2016 be taken as read and signed as a correct record.

RESOLVED ITEMS

90.

Exclusion of Press and Public

To resolve that the press and public be excluded from the meeting for the following item of business, on the grounds that it involves the likely disclosure of confidential information in breach of an obligation of confidence, or of exempt information as defined in Part I of Schedule 12A to the Local Government Act 1972:

 

Agenda Item No

Title

Description of Exempt Information

 

6.

Re-grading of the post of Divisional Director of Environment and Culture  

Information under paragraph 1 (contains information relating to any individuals).

 

 

Minutes:

RESOLVED:  That in accordance with Part I of Schedule 12A to the Local Government Act 1972, the press and public be excluded from the meeting for the following item(s) for the reasons set out below:

 

Item

Title

 

Reason

6.

Re-grading of the post of Divisional Director of Environment and Culture

Information under paragraph 1 (contains information relating to any individual).

 

91.

Re-grading of the post of Divisional Director of Environment and Culture

Report of the Corporate Director, Community.

Minutes:

The Panel received a confidential report of the Corporate Director, Community, which made a recommendation in relation to the remuneration for the post of Divisional Director of Environment and Culture.

 

The Corporate Director, Community introduced the report and outlined the changes to the role profile for the post of Divisional Director of Environment and Culture.

 

A Member highlighted a number of typographical errors within the report, expressed concern at the number of mistakes/ inconsistencies and also questioned the budget provision for the proposal.  These concerns were reiterated by another Member.  Both Members also stated their concerns in relation to the incremental pay rises in senior officers pay.

 

In response to a Member’s question about the management structure within the Community Directorate, the Corporate Director stated that the appropriate structure was in place with a focus on operational work.

 

RESOLVED:  That the grade of D2 (£102,693 - £115,605) be applied to the post of Divisional Director of Environment and Culture.

 

(Note:  Councillors Susan Hall and Barry Macleod-Cullinane wished to be recorded as having voted against the above Resolution).