Agenda and draft minutes

Lead Member for Resources - Tuesday, 30th March, 2021 3.00 pm

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

Contact: Simon Bailey  Democratic Services Officer

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Items
No. Item

25.

Decisions made by the Lead Cabinet Member on 3 February 2021 pdf icon PDF 7 KB

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Minutes:

25.1     The Lead Member approved as a correct record the minutes of the meeting held on 3 February 2021.

26.

Reports

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Minutes:

26.1     Reports referred to in the minutes below are contained in the minute book.

 

27.

Human Resources & Organisational Development (HR&OD) Shared Service Review pdf icon PDF 122 KB

Report by the Chief Operating Officer

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Minutes:

27.1     The Lead Member considered a report by the Chief Operating Officer. 

 

DECISIONS  

 

27.2     The Lead Member RESOLVED to (1) agree the withdrawal of the Human Resources and Organisational Development function from the Orbis Partnership;

 

(2) agree that the Terms of Reference of the Orbis Joint Committee be amended to reflect recommendation 1; and

 

(3) agree that authority be delegated to the Chief Operating Officer in consultation with the Assistant Chief Executive to take any actions considered necessary to give effect to and in consequence of the recommendations above including, but not limited to, making amendments to the Inter Authority Agreement.

 

Reasons

 

27.3     The review of the Human Resources and Organisational Development Shared Service has concluded that the current model does not meet East Sussex County Council’s strategic development requirements, or provide value for money for East Sussex County Council.

28.

Exclusion of public and press

To consider excluding the public and press from the meeting for the remaining items of the agenda on the grounds that if the public and press were present there would be disclosure to them of exempt information as specified in Category 1 of Part 1 of Schedule 12A to the Local Government Act 1972 (as amended), namely information relating to any individual.

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Minutes:

28.1     The Lead Member RESOLVED to exclude the public and press for the remaining agenda items on the grounds that if the public and press were present there would be disclosure to them of exempt information as specified in paragraph 3 of Part 1 of the Local Government Act 1972 (as amended), namely information relating to the financial or business affairs of any particular person (including the authority holding that information).

29.

Write off of debts 2020/21

Report by the Chief Operating Officer

Minutes:

29.1     The Lead Member considered a report by the Chief Operating Officer. 

 

DECISIONS  

 

29.2     The Lead Member RESOLVED to (1) authorise the writing-off of four debts amounting to £81,490.09 in the Council’s 2020/21 accounts;

 

(2) note that provision is made for bad and doubtful debts; and

 

(3) note the positive steps being put in place to make improvements going forward. 

 

Reasons

 

29.3     There is no prospect of recovering the four outstanding debts.