Agenda and minutes

Governance Committee
Tuesday, 25th June, 2019 10.45 am

Venue: Committee Room, County Hall, Lewes. View directions

Contact: Andy Cottell  01273 481955

Items
No. Item

6.

Minutes of the meeting held on 4 June 2019 pdf icon PDF 65 KB

Minutes:

6.1       RESOLVED – that the minutes of the previous meeting of the Committee held on 4 June 2019 be confirmed and signed as a correct record

7.

Disclosures of interests

Disclosures by all members present of personal interests in matters on the agenda, the nature of any interest and whether the member regards the interest as prejudicial under the terms of the Code of Conduct.

 

Minutes:

7.1       Councillor Godfrey Daniel declared a personal non prejudicial interest in item 6 as a member of the Local Government Pension Scheme.

 

7.2       Councillor Simmons declared a personal non prejudicial interest in item 6 as a member of the Local Government Pension Scheme.

 

7.3       Councillor Tutt declared a personal non prejudicial interest in item 6 as a member of the Pension Committee

8.

Urgent items

Notification of items which the Chair considers to be urgent and proposes to take at the appropriate part of the agenda. Any members who wish to raise urgent items are asked, wherever possible, to notify the Chair before the start of the meeting. In so doing, they must state the special circumstances which they consider justify the matter being considered urgent.

 

Minutes:

8.1       It was agreed that a report on appointments to the Police and Crime Panel would be considered under item 7 as an urgent item. The reason for urgency is to consider appointments prior to the Panel’s meeting on 28 June 2019.

 

 

9.

Procurement and Contract Standing Orders pdf icon PDF 168 KB

Report by Chief Operating Officer

Additional documents:

Minutes:

9.1       The Committee considered a report by the Chief Operating Officer regarding proposed revisions to the Procurement and Contract Standing Orders

 

9.2       The Committee RESOLVED to recommend the County Council to approve the revised Procurement and Contract Standing Orders as set out in Appendix 1 of the report.

10.

Consultation on proposed regulations in relation to the public sector exit payment cap pdf icon PDF 217 KB

Report by Chief Operating Officer

Additional documents:

Minutes:

10.1     The Committee considered a report by the Chief Operating Officer on consultation on the proposed regulations to implement a public sector exit payment cap.

 

10.2     The Committee RESOLVED to:

 

1)            note the Government’s proposal to implement a Public Sector Exit Payment Cap; and

2)            agree the draft response (as set out at Appendix 3 of the report) to the consultation on the regulations to implement the cap subject to the inclusion of the power to relax the cap being able to be delegated to a Committee; and

3)            to delegate authority to the Chief Operating Officer to respond to the consultation.

11.

Outside Body Appointment: Sussex Police and Crime Panel pdf icon PDF 69 KB

Report by Assistant Chief Executive

Minutes:

11.1     The Committee considered a report by the Assistant Chief Executive regarding appointments to the Police and Crime Panel

 

11.2     The Committee RESOLVED to –

 

1)            to appoint Councillor Lambert as a second representative on the Police and Crime Panel for a one year period.

2)            to appoint Councillor Bowdler as a substitute for Councillor Bentley on the Police and Crime Panel