Agenda and minutes

General Purposes Committee - Tuesday, 5th October, 2021 7.30 pm

Venue: Council Chamber, Gibson Drive, Kings Hill

Contact: Democratic Services  Email: committee.services@tmbc.co.uk

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PART 1 - PUBLIC

GP 21/28

Declarations of interest pdf icon PDF 3 KB

Members in any doubt about such declarations are advised to contact Legal or Democratic Services in advance of the meeting

Minutes:

There were no declarations of interest made in accordance with the Code of Conduct.

GP 21/29

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To confirm as a correct record the Minutes of the meetings of General Purposes Committee held on 16 June, 13 July and 27 July 2021.

 

Additional documents:

Minutes:

RESOLVED:  That the Minutes of the meetings of the General Purposes Committee held on 16 June 2021, 13 July 2021 and 27 July 2021 be approved as a correct record and signed by the Chairman.

Matters for consideration in Private

GP 21/30

Exclusion of Press and Public pdf icon PDF 4 KB

The Chairman to move that the press and public be excluded from the remainder of the meeting during consideration of any items the publication of which would disclose exempt information.

Minutes:

The Chairman moved, it was seconded and

 

RESOLVED:  That as public discussion would disclose exempt information, the following matters be considered in private.

PART 2 - PRIVATE

GP 21/31

Establishment Report

This report sets out for Members’ approval a number of establishment changes recommended by the Management Team.  Members should note that, in accordance with adopted conventions, all of the savings/costs referred to in this report reflect the salary at the top of the scale/grade plus associated on costs.

Minutes:

(Reasons: LGA 1972 Sch 12A Paragraph 1 – Information relating to an individual).

 

The report of the Director of Central Services and Deputy Chief Executive set out for approval a number of establishment changes arising from the ongoing operational management of the Borough Council’s services.

 

RESOLVED: That the proposals and establishment adjustments set out in the report be endorsed as follows:

 

(1)                the TUPE transfer of two employees in the internal audit and counter fraud team with effect from 1 October 2021, be noted;

 

(2)                the establishment of a full time 2-year fixed term contract for a scale 5/6 Homelessness Prevention Officer with effect from 1 October 2021, be noted;

 

(3)                the deletion of the full-time scale 5/6 post of Housing Solutions Officer DV0735, with immediate effect;

 

(4)                the deletion of the 29.6 hours per week scale 5/6 post of Housing Solutions officer DV0736, with immediate effect;

 

(5)                the establishment of 3, 22.2 hours per week scale 5/6 posts of Housing Solutions Officer with immediate effect;

 

(6)                the regrade of the full-time post of Head of Communications (DA1201) with immediate effect;

 

(7)                the deletion of the M6, 18.5 hours per week post of Solicitor (Property) DR0011 with immediate effect;

 

(8)                the deletion of the M6, 20 hours per week post of Solicitor (Contracts and Procurement) DR0013 with immediate effect;

 

(9)                the establishment of a full-time M6, post of Solicitor (Property, Contracts and Procurement) with immediate effect;

 

(10)            the redesignation of the full-time scale 6 post DE0401 from Senior Civil Enforcement Officer to Parking Officer with immediate effect;

 

(11)            the establishment of a new 2-year fixed term contract scale SO post of Climate Change Officer with immediate effect;

 

(12)            the 6 month extension to the scale 3/4 post of Graduate Economic Development Officer (DC0199) until 16 September 2022; and

 

(13)            the redesignation of post DC0199 from Graduate Economic Development Officer to Economic Development Officer.