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Councillor Richard Craig (Chairman)
Councillor Paul Key
Councillor Keith Panter – ex officio
Tom Clay Town Clerk
Rachel Allbones Deputy Clerk & RFO
1. TO RECEIVE APOLOGIES FOR ABSENCE
Councillor Sally Loates
Councillor Kenneth Woolley
2. TO RECEIVE MEMBERS’ DECLARATIONS OF INTEREST
3. MINUTES FROM THE PREVIOUS MEETING (Paper A)
i. Minutes of the meeting of Personnel Committee held Wednesday 13 January 2021
RESOLVED that the minutes of the Personnel Committee meeting held on Wednesday 13 January 2021 be confirmed and signed as a correct record.
4. SEASONAL GROUNDS MAINTENANCE OPERATIVE (Paper B)
Committee considered options relating to the Seasonal Grounds Maintenance Operative role.
Options regarding an apprentice and the Kickstart Scheme were discussed.
RESOLVED to begin recruitment to appoint a seasonal Grounds Maintenance Operative.
5. EXCLUSION OF PRESS AND PUBLIC
Due to the confidential nature, members RESOLVED to exclude the press and public from the meeting during consideration of the next items in accordance with the Public Bodies (Admission to Meetings) Act 1960.
The items are treated as confidential because they relate to issues, such as, terms of service, contractual arrangements, and the engagement of staff.
Note: Councillor Key abstained from voting on the above resolution.
6. GROUNDS MAINTENANCE OPERATIVE RECRUITMENT (Paper C to follow)
Committee NOTED an update on the recruitment of a Grounds Maintenance Operative.
Noted Councillor Key was unhappy that he wasn’t informed who was on the interview panel before the interviews took place.
7. CURRENT STAFF CONTRACTS (Paper D)
Committee considered a report about the current staff contracts.
RESOLVED to instruct the Town Clerk to issue the contracts in line with the advice received form the Council’s HR advisor.
Note: Councillor Key voted against the above resolution.
The meeting concluded at 7.44pm