Draft minutes

Chief Officer Appointments Committee - Thursday 14th May, 2020 2.00 pm

Proposed venue: Virtual Meeting

Contact: Nicola Finnegan 

No. Item


Apologies for Absence


There were no apologies for absence.


Declarations of Interest


There were no Declarations of Interest at this point of the meeting.


Exclusion of Press and Public


ORDERED that the press and public be excluded from the meeting for the following items on the grounds that, if present, there would be disclosure to them of exempt information as defined in Paragraphs 1, 2, 3 of Part 1 of Schedule 12A of the Local Government Act 1972 and that the public interest in maintaining the exemption outweighed the public interest in disclosing the information.


Senior Management Arrangements


A report was submitted, the purpose of which was to provide the Chief Officer Appointments Committee (COAC) with information relating to proposed changes in the Council’s senior management structure and to seek agreement to the secondment of an existing Chief Officer to the position of Director of Finance for a period of 6 months, with a view to the COAC recommending the appointment to full Council.


ORDERED that the Committee note the alternative Director Structure outlined in the report and the secondment of an existing Director to the post of Director of Finance within the new structure, for a period of 6 months commencing 5 June 2020.