Agenda and minutes

Extraordinary, Personnel Board
Thursday, 21st December, 2017 6.30 pm

Venue: First Floor 12 - Civic Offices, Shute End, Wokingham RG40 1BN

Contact: Madeleine Shopland  Democratic & Electoral Services Specialist

Items
No. Item

27.

Apologies

To receive any apologies for absence

Minutes:

Apologies for absence were submitted from  Councillors Alistair Auty, Lindsay Ferris and Charles Margetts.

28.

Declaration of Interest

To receive any declarations of interest

Minutes:

Councillor Pauline Helliar-Symons declared a Personal Interest in Agenda Item 29 Shortlist for Permanent Chief Executive by virtue of the fact that she had interviewed one of the candidates previously.  Councillor Helliar-Symons took part in discussions and voted on the matter.

29.

Exclusion of the Public

That under Section 100A(4) of the Local Government Act 1972, the public be excluded from the meeting for the following items of business on the grounds that they involve the likely disclosure of exempt information as defined in Paragraphs 1 and 2 of Part 1 of Schedule 12A of the Act as appropriate.

Minutes:

RESOLVED:  That under Section 100A(4) of the Local Government Act 1972 the public 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 Act (as amended) as appropriate.

30.

Shortlist for Permanent Chief Executive

To receive a report regarding the shortlist of candidates for the role of permanent Chief Executive.

Minutes:

(Councillor Helliar-Symons declared a personal interest in this item)

The Board considered a report submitted by Berwick Partners which contained feedback from the technical interviews that were carried out recently with the long listed candidates for the post of permanent Chief Executive.  Having due regard to the report the Board decided to take forward five candidates for short list interviews.

 

RESOLVED That:

 

1)        the report submitted by the Executive Search firm, Berwick Partners, with regard to the long listed applicants who attended technical interviews on 7and 8 December 2017 be noted;

 

2)        having considered those candidates who participated in the long list interviews five candidates be taken forward for short list interviews.