Stockton-on-Tees Borough Council

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Appointments Panel (Heads of Service) (ceased to operate 22/05/2019) Minutes

Date:
Thursday, 14th August, 2008
Time:
5.15pm
Place:
Lecture Hall, Stockton Central Library, The Square, Stockton on Tees, TS18 1LD
 
Please note: all Minutes are subject to approval at the next Meeting

Attendance Details

Present:
Cllr Ken Lupton (Chairman), Cllr Mrs Jennie Beaumont, Cllr Bob Cook, Cllr Mrs Suzanne Fletcher (vice Cllr Mrs Rigg), Cllr Mrs Ann McCoy, Cllr Steve Walmsley.
Officers:
J Danks, J Spittle (RES); S Johnson (LD)
In Attendance:
R Hannan, K Paget (Gatenby Sanderson)
Apologies for absence:
Cllr David Coleman, Cllr Bob Gibson, Cllr Lee Narroway, Cllr Mrs Maureen Rigg
Item Description Decision
Public
APP
16/08
APPOINTMENT OF CHAIRMAN
RESOLVED that Councillor Lupton be appointed Chairman of the Appointments Panel.
APP
17/08
DECLARATIONS OF INTEREST
 
APP
18/08
APPOINTMENT PANEL FOR POST OF CHIEF EXECUTIVE-PROPOSED ARRANGEMENTS
RECOMMENDED to Council that the proposed arrangements outlined above be agreed.
5.45/7.30

Preamble

ItemPreamble
APP
17/08
There were no declarations of interest.
APP
18/08
Members of the Appointments Panel received a presentation on the proposed recruitment process for the Chief Executive from Gatenby Sanderson consultants.

The Panel discussed and agreed details on the following stages of the recruitment process:

- Technical Assessor Options - The Panel were provided with details of 3 technical assessors and agreed on an order of preference.

- Design of the final two day process - The Panel considered that it was important to have as much Member involvement in the process as possible. It was agreed that an 18 Member Panel, politically balanced, would be arranged for day 1 of the final two day process. The Panel also discussed arranging separate sessions for all Members of the Council, stakeholders and CMT to meet the candidates.

- Advertising - The Panel discussed and agreed the details in relation to advertising in the national media.

Members of the Panel were provided with a copy of the Chief Executive Job Description and Person Specification.

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