Agenda and minutes

Employment Committee - Wednesday, 8th January, 2020 2.00 pm

Venue: The Olde Barn Hotel, Toll Bar Road, Marston, Grantham, NG32 2HT

Contact: Jo Toomey 

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    The Committee to be notified of any substitute members.


    The Committee was notified that Councillor Adam Stokes would be substituting for Councillor Goral.


Apologies for absence

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    An apology for absence had been received from Councillor Goral.


Disclosure of interests

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    Members are asked to disclose any interests in matters for consideration at the meeting.


    There were no interests to disclose.

Exclusion of the press and public

It was proposed, seconded and AGREED:


To exclude the press and public from the meeting during the discussion of the following item of business due to the likelihood that information that is exempt under paragraphs 1 and 2 of Schedule 12A of the Local Government Act 1972 (as amended) would be disclosed to them.


The Committee entered closed session with effect from 2:03.


Recruitment of Chief Executive

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    The Committee to agree their preferred candidate for appointment and make a recommendation to Council.


    Members referred to the in-depth selection process that had been undertaken throughout the recruitment period. This had been facilitated with the support of the recruitment specialists Solace.


    It was proposed, seconded and AGREED:


    That the preferred candidate for the role of Chief Executive was Karen Bradford and that a recommendation be made to Council that the preferred candidate, Karen Bradford, be appointed to the role of permanent Chief Executive, Head of Paid Service, Returning Officer and Electoral Registration Officer.


    (Underlined text added on 18 February 2020 when the minutes of the meeting were approved)


Close of meeting

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    The meeting closed at 14:06.