Venue: Council Chamber, City Hall
Contact: Ian Hird
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lobby area, and then the front ramp. Please then assemble on the paved
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not return to the building until instructed to do so by the fire warden(s).
The Lord Mayor welcomed all attendees to the meeting, and made a safety announcement in relation to the fire/emergency evacuation procedure.
Apologies for absence
Apologies for absence were received from Councillors Bowden-Jones, Brain, Bradshaw, J Clark, C Davies, English, Jackson, Khan, Massey, Melias, Quartley, Windows and Wright.
Declarations of interest
To note any declarations of interest from the Mayor and councillors.
They are asked to indicate the relevant agenda item, the nature of the
interest and in particular whether it is a disclosable pecuniary interest.
Any declaration of interest made at the meeting which is not on the
register of interests should be notified to the Monitoring Officer for
Please note: as this is an Extraordinary Full Council meeting, any public forum business must specifically relate to the business for which this extraordinary meeting has been arranged (i.e. the report included on the agenda that is specifically about the appointment of the Council’s new Head of Paid Service). Any public forum items that do not specifically relate to this report will not be permitted.
Any public forum items relating specifically to the business of this Extraordinary Full Council meeting should be e-mailed to firstname.lastname@example.org
Please note that the following deadlines apply to this meeting:
a. Public petitions and statements: Petitions and written statements
must be received by 12 noon on Monday 9 April 2018 at latest.
One written statement per member of the public is permitted.
b. Public questions: Written public questions must be received by
5.00 pm on Wednesday 4 April 2018 at latest. A maximum of 2
questions per member of the public is permitted.
The Full Council received and noted the following statement:
PS 1 - Oliver Fortune – re: agenda item 5 – Appointment of Head of Paid Service
The Full Council noted that the following questions had been submitted:
PQ 1 - Question from Oliver Fortune – re: agenda item 5 – Appointment of Head of
PQ 2 - Question from Julie Boston – re: agenda item 5 – Appointment of Head of
The Mayor responded verbally to these questions, and also responded to
The Full Council considered a report seeking approval of the appointment of Mike Jackson to the role of Executive Director: Resources and Head of Paid Service with effect from no later than 10 July 2018.
The Lord Mayor moved the report and the recommendation contained therein.
Cllr Lovell, Deputy Lord Mayor seconded the report.
It was then:
That Mike Jackson be appointed to the role of Executive Director: Resources and Head of Paid Service with effect from no later than 10 July 2018.