Agenda and minutes

Special, Council
Monday, 5th September, 2022 7.30 pm

Venue: Council Chamber, Civic Centre

Contact: Lisa Thornett 

No. Item


Apologies for Absence


Apologies for absence were received from Councillors Churchill, Davis, Durcan, Griggs, Gunn, LeMay, Malik, Pritchard, Shears, Strachan and Wilkinson.


Declarations of Interest

Councillors’ declarations of interest (if any) in relation to any items on the agenda.


None from Councillors.


Simon Hil, Director of Governance and Corporate Services declared an interest in item 3 of the agenda. Recommendation D dealt with a proposal to appoint him to the position of Returning Officer and Electoral Registration Officer.  He advised that if the Council wished to discuss the appointment proposed for those positions that he would leave the room whilst the recommendation was discussed.


Interim Governance Arrangements pdf icon PDF 203 KB



The Council received a report to appoint an Interim Chief Executive, Head of Paid Service, Returning Officer and Electoral Registration Officer.


Proposed by Councillor Russell Perrin and seconded by Councillor Chris Vince.




A        On the recommendation of the Appointments Panel, Rob Tinlin be appointed Interim Chief Executive with effect from 6 September 2022 for a period of up to six months.


B        An option to extend the arrangement in A above for up to three months, subject to the agreement of both parties be approved.


C        In accordance with Section 4(1) of the Local Government and Housing Act 1989, the Interim Chief Executive be designated Head of Paid Service with effect from 6 September 2022.


D        Simon Hill, Director of Governance and Corporate Services is designated Returning Officer, and Electoral Registration Officer with immediate effect pending the appointment of a permanent Chief Executive.