Agenda and minutes

Extraordinary Council Meeting, Council
Wednesday, 23 May 2018 6.30 pm

Venue: Council Chamber - Time Square, Market Street, Bracknell, RG12 1JD. View directions

Contact: Kirsty Hunt  01344 353108

Items
No. Item

64.

Declarations of Interest

Members are asked to declare any disclosable pecuniary or affected interests in respect of any matter to be considered at this meeting.

 

Any Member with a Disclosable Pecuniary Interest in a matter should withdraw from the meeting when the matter is under consideration and should notify the Democratic Services Officer in attendance that they are withdrawing as they have such an interest. If the Disclosable Pecuniary Interest is not entered on the register of Members interests the Monitoring Officer must be notified of the interest within 28 days.

 

Any Member with an affected Interest in a matter must disclose the interest to the meeting.  There is no requirement to withdraw from the meeting when the interest is only an affected interest, but the Monitoring Officer should be notified of the interest, if not previously notified of it, within 28 days of the meeting.

Minutes:

There were no declarations of interest.

65.

Establishment of five appointment committees and amendment to annual pay policy statement pdf icon PDF 711 KB

To appoint five Committees to undertake appointments to the senior leadership structure that was agreed by the Executive on 8 May 2018 and to update the Council’s pay policy to reflect the agreed changes.

Additional documents:

Minutes:

The Council considered the report which sought to establish five Committees to undertake appointments to the senior leadership structure that was agreed by the Executive on 8 May 2018. The Leader advised the meeting that he had requested further information from the consultants relating to the update the Council’s pay policy before this was considered.

 

On the proposition of Councillor Bettison OBE, Leader of the Council, and seconded by Councillor D Birch it was

 

RESOLVED that

 

i)              five Committees of the Council, each of five members (4:1), (plus up to five substitute members) be appointed, with the following terms of reference:

 

                   “To interview and appoint on behalf of the Council to the posts of:

·         Executive Director (Designate): People;

·         Executive Director: Enabling & Resources;

·         Director: Place, Planning & Regeneration;

·         Director: Organisational Development, Transformation & HR;

·         Assistant Director: Contract Services”; and

 

ii)         the nominated and substitute Members are confirmed as set out below:

 

Appointment Committee

- Executive Director (Designate): People

Conservative (4)

Dr Barnard

Cllr D Birch

Harrison

McLean

Labour (1)

Mrs Temperton

Substitutes

Brossard

Peacey

Any member of the Executive

 

Appointment Committee

- Executive Director: Enabling and Resources

Conservative (4)

McCracken

Mrs McKenzie-Boyle

McLean

Peacey

 

Labour (1)

Mrs Temperton

Substitutes

Mrs Mattick

Tullett

Any member of the Executive

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Appointment Committee

– Director: Place, Planning and Regeneration

 

Conservative (4)

Brunel-Walker

McLean

Thompson

Turrell

 

Labour (1)

Mrs Temperton

Substitutes

Dudley

Peacey

Any member of the Executive

 

 

 

Appointment Committee

– Director: Organisational Development, Transformation & HR

 

Conservative (4)

Heydon

McLean

Mrs McKenzie-Boyle

Virgo

 

Labour (1)

Mrs Temperton

Substitutes

Angell

Thompson

Any member of the Executive

 

 

 

Appointment Committee

– Assistant Director, Contract Services

Conservative (4)

Mrs Hayes MBE

McCracken

McLean

Virgo

Labour (1)

Mrs Temperton

Substitutes

Peacey

Tullett

Any member of the Executive

 

 

66.

Establishment of an Appointment Committee - Senior posts in new People Directorate pdf icon PDF 202 KB

To appoint the membership of the Appointment Committee for the Chief Officer: Adult Social Care (Operations) and Chief Officer: Early Help and Communities.

Additional documents:

Minutes:

The Council considered the report which sought to appoint the membership of the Appointment Committee for the posts of Assistant Director: Early Help and Communities and Assistant Director: Adult Social Care (Operations).

 

On the proposition of Councillor Bettison OBE, Leader of the Council, and seconded by Councillor D Birch it was

 

RESOLVED that

 

i)              a Committee of the Council of five members (4:1), including at least one Member of the Executive (plus up to five substitute members per group) be appointed, with the following terms of reference:

 

“To interview and appoint on behalf of the Council to the post of Assistant Director: Early Help and Communities and Assistant Director: Adult Social Care (Operations)”;

 

ii)             Councillors D Birch, Dr Barnard, McLean and Harrison be confirmed as the nominated members; and

 

iii)            Councillors Brossard and Peacey plus any member of the Executive be confirmed as substitute members.

67.

Invest to Save Opportunity at Bracknell Leisure Centre pdf icon PDF 218 KB

To seek approval for invest to save funding and S106 monies to make significant improvements at Bracknell Leisure Centre.

 

Please note that the confidential appendix 4 to the report is not in the public version of the agenda and has been circulated to Members only. This is exempt from publication as the appendix contains commercially sensitive information.

Additional documents:

Minutes:

The Council considered the report which sought approval for invest to save funding and S106 monies to make significant improvements at Bracknell Leisure Centre.

 

On the proposition of Councillor McCracken, Executive Member for Culture, Resources and Public Protection, and seconded by Councillor Heydon it was

 

RESOLVED that

 

i)                       release of invest to save capital funding of £2,488,082 be agreed, in order to make significant improvements at Bracknell Leisure Centre;

 

ii)                      release of section 106 funding of £291,000 be allocated to the provision of built sports and recreation to contribute to improvements at Bracknell Leisure Centre as detailed in paragraph 5.8 - 5.11 of the agenda report; and

 

iii)                     the Platinum membership, which currently includes the cost of court bookings at Bracknell Leisure Centre, be altered to include access to gym, swimming, exercise classes and the sauna only.