Agenda and minutes

East Kent Services Committee
Wednesday, 11th February, 2015 10.30 am

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    Items
    No. Item

    1.

    Apologies for Absence

    To receive any apologies for absence.

    Minutes:

    EAST KENT SERVICES COMMITTEE

     

    Minutes of a meeting held on Wednesday, 11th February, 2015

    at 10.30 am in The Guildhall, St Peter's Place, Westgate, Canterbury

     

    Present:                       Councillor Johnston (Chairman) – Thanet DC

                                        Councillor Gilbey - Canterbury CC

                                        Councillor Law - Canterbury CC

                                        Councillor Watkins - Dover DC

     

    Officers present:         Nadeem Aziz - Dover DC

                                        Madeline Homer - Thanet DC

                                        Sarah Bowman - Canterbury CC

                                        Dave Randall - Dover DC

                                        Dominic Whelan - EK Services

                                        Matthew Archer - Canterbury CC

     

     

    1              APOLOGIES FOR ABSENCE

     

    Apologies received from Councillor Conolly (Dover) and Councillor Nicholson

    (Thanet).

     

    2              CONFIRMATION OF CHAIRMAN AND VICE-CHAIRMAN

     

    Councillor Johnston (Thanet) was confirmed as Chairman and Councillor Watkins (Dover) as Vice-Chairman until May 2015.

     

    3              DECLARATION OF ANY INTERESTS

     

                No interests were declared at the meeting.

     

    4              SUBSTITUTE MEMBERS

     

                No substitute members were present at the meeting.

     

    5          EAST KENT SERVICES COMMITTEE - CONTINUITY OF SERVICE DELIVERY AND DELEGATION OF FUNCTIONS

     

                It was proposed by Councillor Watkins, seconded by Councillor Gilbey and

     

                RESOLVED –

     

    1.    To note the revised governance arrangements including the operating arrangements, terms of reference and rules of procedure of the committee all as set out in the report of the Head of Legal Services (Canterbury), The Director of Governance (Dover), the Solicitor to the Council (Dover) and the Interim Legal Services Manager (Thanet) included at Annex 1 to this report.

     

    2.    That with effect from 10:30am on 11 February 2015 the executive and non executive powers and functions of the Councils in relation to human resources functions as set out in Schedule 5 of Appendix 1 to this report be discharged by the Director of Collaborative Services appointed by Dover District Council together with those functions described in paragraphs 1 to 38 of that Schedule associated with the discharge of those functions.

     

    3.    That with effect from 10:30.am on 11 February 2015 the executive and non executive powers and functions of the Councils in relation to Council Tax, Administration of the Housing Benefit Scheme, National Non-Domestic Rate, ICT and Customer Services functions as set out in Schedule 5 of Appendix 1 to this report be discharged by the Director of Shared Services appointed by Thanet District Council together with those functions described in paragraphs 1 to 38 of that Schedule associated with the discharge of those functions.

     

    4.    That the Director of Collaborative Services and the Director of Shared Services may personally discharge the duties functions or powers delegated to them or may nominate another officer or officers to exercise that duty, function or power, provided that the nominated officer(s) report to or is responsible to them.

     

     

    2.

    Confirmation of Chairman and Vice-Chairman

    To confirm the Chairman and Vice-Chairman in post.

    3.

    Declarations of Any Interests

    To receive any declarations of interest.

    4.

    Substitute Members

    The Chairman to report any notifications received prior to this meeting regarding the attendance of substitutes for the named Members of this Committee.

    5.

    EAST KENT SERVICES COMMITTEE - CONTINUITY OF SERVICE DELIVERY AND DELEGATION OF FUNCTIONS pdf icon PDF 333 KB

    TO RESOLVE

    6.

    ANY OTHER URGENT BUSINESS TO BE DEALT WITH IN PUBLIC

    7.

    ANY OTHER BUSINESS WHICH FALLS UNDER THE EXEMPT PROVISIONS OF THE LOCAL GOVERNMENT ACT 1972 OR THE FREEDOM OF INFORMATION ACT 2000 OR BOTH

    It may be necessary to exclude the press or public for this item.

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