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Items
No. Item

1.

Minutes

    Minutes:

    RESOLVED – That the minutes of the meeting held on 29 March 2012 were approved as a correct record.

2.

Absence of Members

    Minutes:

    Apologies for absence were received from Councillor Robert Rams, for whom Councillor Richard Cornelius substituted.

     

3.

Declarations of Members' Personal and Prejudicial Interests

    Minutes:

    Member:

    Subject:

    Interest Declared:

    Anne Hutton

    Item 6 – Reorganisation of the Senior Officers and Council Structures

    Personal and non prejudicial  as Councillor Hutton is Board of Directors of two local charities. Councillor Hutton remained in the room and took part in the discussions on this item.

     

4.

Public Question Time (if any) pdf icon PDF 273 KB

    Minutes:

    There were none.

5.

Members' Items (if any)

    Minutes:

    There were none.

6.

Re-organisation of the Senior Officers and Council Structures pdf icon PDF 721 KB

    Minutes:

    The Chief Executive and Head of Paid Service introduced the report.

     

    Councillor Richard Cornelius moved the following amendments;

     

    Appendix 5 – page 21

     

    1.      Main functions of the new organisational design

     

    ·         Strategic Commissioning Board:  Provides overall management of the council, working with Members to set the strategic outcomes for the borough. Sets and monitors the future direction of the council and ensures high performance against outcomes.

     

    amend to;

     

    ·         Strategic Commissioning Board:  Provides overall management of the council, following the strategic direction set by Members for the borough.  Sets and monitors the future direction of the council and ensures high performance against outcomes.

     

    Appendix 5 – page 22, paragraph 3

     

    4.  The commissioning process

     

    The plan phase is when the needs are prioritised, desired outcomes identified, resources are allocated and plans developed. Members and residents should have a leading role in this phase and help to shape the council’s agenda and priorities.  It is a creative period when the parties involved in commissioning identify ways to deliver the desired outcomes. It involves working with partners to try to develop a common, or at least a complimentary, approach to the needs. 

     

    amend to;

     

    The plan phase is when the needs are prioritised, desired outcomes identified, resources are allocated and plans developed. Members will have the leading role and residents will also have a role in this phase.  It is a creative period when the parties involved in commissioning identify ways to deliver the desired outcomes. It involves working with partners to try to develop a common, or at least a complimentary, approach to the needs. 

     

    5.   Detail of the new functional design

    Strategic Commissioning Board

    Role of the Board

     

    It is proposed that the Board perform the following core functions:

     

    • Responsibility with Members for the overall management and leadership of the council;

     

     

    amend to;

     

    • Responsibility  to Members for the overall management and leadership of the council;

     

    Upon being put to the vote the amendments were declared carried

    RESOLVED subject to the amendments;

    1.         The Committee authorised the Head of Paid Service to implement the new            organisational structure as set out in the report.

    2.         The Committee authorised the Head of Paid Service to make changes to   the       functional design of the proposed arrangements for the re-organisation of     the       Senior Officers and council structures that may occur as part of any consultation.  

    3.         The Committee authorised the Head of Paid Service to appoint to all the     new posts, with the exception of those roles that are classified as Chief          Officers set out at 3.4 of the report.

    4.         Following statutory consultation, and compliant with the Managing   Organisational Change Policy, the Assistant Director Human Resources is        instructed to arrange for redundancy letters to be issued to those employees      who have not secured a designate role in the new structure or been           redeployed as a result of the process.

    5.         Following the successful appointments to the new senior management      structure, the Head of Paid Service be authorised to delete the existing senior    management  ...  view the full minutes text for item 6.

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Shared Legal Service Transfer of staff under the Transfer of Undertakings (Protection of Employment) Regulations (TUPE) pdf icon PDF 273 KB

    Minutes:

    The Director of Corporate Governance introduced the report.

     

    RESOLVED –

     

    1.         The proposed transfer of staff in the Council’s Legal Service to the             London Borough of Harrow to become part of the new shared Legal Service           with effect from 1 July 2012 was approved on the basis outlined in the report.

     

    2.         Following transfer the relevant posts will be deleted from the Council’s       staffing establishment.