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Councillor Kenneth Woolley (Chairman)
Councillor David Dobbie
Councillor Paul Key
Councillor Sally Loates
Tom Clay Town Clerk
Rachel Allbones Deputy Clerk & RFO
Sean Alcock Operations Manager
1. TO RECEIVE APOLOGIES FOR ABSENCE
Councillor Matt Boles – ex officio
Councillor Richard Craig
Councillor Keith Panter – ex officio
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 11 November 2020
RESOLVED that the minutes of the Personnel Committee meeting held on Wednesday 11 November 2020 be confirmed and signed as a correct record.
4. STAFF TRAINING (Paper B)
Committee considered requests for two members of staff to attend training from the ICCM for the ‘Granting, Exercise and Transferring Exclusive Rights of Burial’ at a cost of £135 (plus VAT) each.
RESOLVED to approve the spend of £270 for two members of staff to attend the ICCM for the ‘Granting, Exercise and Transferring Exclusive Rights of Burial’ course.
5. EXTRA STATUTORY DAYS (NJC Days) (Paper C)
Committee noted the report about the extra statutory days, also referred to as NJC days.
RESOLVED to note the report and agreed to approve the NJC days annually as in previous years.
6. 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 were treated as confidential because they relate to issues, such as, terms of service, contractual arrangements, and the engagement of staff.
7. STAFF APPRAISALS (Paper D)
Committee noted that the appraisals for all but one member of staff have taken place and the associated report.
RESOLVED to note the staff appraisal report.
8. SICKNESS ABSENCE (Paper D)
Committee reviewed staff sick absence records for 1st July 2020 – 30th September 2020.
RESOLVED to note staff sick absence records for 1st July 2020 – 30th September 2020.
9. ANNUAL LEAVE ENTITLEMENT 2020/21 (Paper F)
Committee noted the issues that have been presented in the current year in relation to taking annual leave.
RESOLVED that members of staff are actively encouraged to clear outstanding annual leave before 31 March 2021, and going forward a quarterly report be produced for Members to review staff members outstanding annual leave and lieu time.
The meeting concluded at 7.29pm