Agenda and draft minutes

Appointments Committee
Tuesday, 17th August, 2021 10.00 am

Contact: Civic Centre, West Street, Oldham, OL1 1NL 

Items
No. Item

1.

Election of Chair

Minutes:

RESOLVED – That Councillor Shah be elected as the Chair for the duration of the meeting.

2.

Apologies for Absence

To receive apologies for absence.

Minutes:

There were no apologies received.

3.

Declarations of Interest

To receive declarations of interest

Minutes:

There were no declarations of interest.

4.

Exclusion of the Press and Public

That, in accordance with Section 100A(4) of the Local Government Act 1972, the press and public be excluded from the meeting for the following items of business on the grounds that they contain exempt information under paragraph(s) 1 and 2  of Part 1 of Schedule 12A of the Act, and it would not, on balance, be in the public interest to disclose the reports.

Minutes:

RESOLVED - That, in accordance with Section 100A(4) of the Local Government Act 1972, the press and public be excluded from the meeting for the following items of business on the grounds that they contain exempt information under paragraph 1 of Part 1 of Schedule 12A of the Act, and it would not, on balance, be in the public interest to disclose the reports.

5.

Organisational Framework - Interim Arrangements

Minutes:

Consideration was given to a report of the Director of Workforce and Organisational Design which provided information in relation to the appointment of an Interim Chief Executive and Head of Paid Service and an Interim Director of Environmental Services.

Members undertook an interview process in relation to a candidate for the post of the Interim Chief Executive and Head of Paid Service.

The assessment consisted of:

  • Introduction to Panel followed by a presentation delivery for formal interview
  • Panel scoring
  • Panel deliberation and Decision

Following consideration of all of the information available Members reached a decision.

Members also considered information in relation to the appointment of an Interim Director of Environmental Services.

RESOLVED – That:

1.    It be recommended to Full Council that Harry Catherall be appointed Interim Chief Executive and Head of Paid Service until such time as a permanent appointment is made following a recruitment process.

2.    That the successful candidate for the role of Interim Director of Environmental Services be approved.