Agenda and minutes

Local Authority School Governor Nomination Panel
Monday, 2nd July, 2018 2.00 pm

Venue: Committee Suite 1 & 2, Westfields, Middlewich Road, Sandbach CW11 1HZ. View directions

Contact: Rachel Graves  Democratic Services Officer

Items
No. Item

1.

Apologies for Absence

Minutes:

There were no apologies for absence.

2.

Public Speaking Time/Open Session

In accordance with paragraph 2.32 of the Committee Procedural Rules and Appendix 7 of the Rules, a total period of 10 minutes is allocated for members of the public to address the Panel on any matter relevant to its work.

 

Individual members of the public may speak for up to 5 minutes, but the Chairman will decide how the period of time allocated for public speaking will be apportioned where there are a number of speakers.  Members of the public are not required to give notice to use this facility.  However, as a matter of courtesy, a period of 24 hours’ notice is encouraged.

 

Members of the public wishing to ask a question at the meeting should provide at least three clear working days’ notice in writing and should include the question with that notice. This will enable an informed answer to be given.

 

 

Minutes:

No members of the public were present.

3.

Declarations of Interest

To provide an opportunity for Members and Officers to declare any disclosable pecuniary and non-pecuniary interests in any item on the agenda.

 

Declarations are a personal matter for each Member to decide.  Whilst Officers can advise on the Code and its interpretation, the decision to declare or not, is the responsibility of the Member, based on the particular circumstances.

 

Minutes:

In the interest of openness, all members declared that they knew the applicant for Elworth Hall Primary School and the applicant for St Gabriel’s Catholic Primary School.

4.

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To approve the Minutes of the Meeting held on 5 February 2018

Minutes:

RESOLVED:

 

That the minutes of the meeting held on 5 February 2018 be confirmed as a correct record.

5.

Exclusion of Press and Public

The reports relating to the following item has been withheld from public circulation and deposit pursuant to Section 100(B)(2) of the Local Government Act 1972 on the grounds that the matters may be determined with the press and public excluded.

 

The Panel is asked to RESOLVE –

 

That the press and public be excluded from the meeting during consideration of the following item, pursuant to Section 100(A)4 of the Local Government Act 1972 on the grounds that it involves the likely disclosure of exempt information as defined in Paragraph 1 of Part 1 of Schedule 12A of The Local Government Act 1972 and the public interest would not be served in publishing the information.

Minutes:

RESOLVED:

 

That the press and public be excluded from the meeting during consideration of the following item, in pursuant to Section 100(A)(4) of the Local Government Act 1972 as amended on the grounds that it involved the likely disclosure of exempt information as defined in Paragraph 1 of Part 1 of Schedule 12A to the Local Government Act 1972 and the public interest would not be served in publishing this information.

6.

Local Authority Nominations to School Governing Bodies

The report of the Interim Director, informs Members of current Local Authority Governor vacancies within Cheshire East maintained schools.

Minutes:

The Panel considered the report on current Local Authority School Governor vacancies within Cheshire East maintained schools and academies and the applications received for nomination and re-nomination to identified posts.

 

RESOLVED:

 

That having regard to the statutory guidance in making nominations, the Panel approve the following:

 

a.       Nominations for Appointment

 

ASHDENE PRIMARY SCHOOL

Decision deferred to the next meeting to allow for further information to be obtained.

 

ELWORTH HALL PRIMARY SCHOOL

Cllr Gill Merry

 

GOOSTREY PRIMARY SCHOOL

Mr Robert Northwood

 

ST GABRIEL’S CATHOLIC PRIMARY SCHOOL

Mrs Shirley Jones

 

ST GREGORY’S CATHOLIC PRIMARY SCHOOL

Decision delegated to the School Liaison and Governance Manager, in consultation with the Chairman, to allow for further information to be obtained. 

 

ST JOHN’S CE PRIMARY SCHOOL, SANDBACH HEATH

Mrs Jennifer Cox

 

STYAL PRIMARY SCHOOL

Decision delegated to the School Liaison and Governance Manager, in consultation with the Chairman, to allow for further information to be obtained. 

 

b.       Nomination for Re-appointment

 

WINCLE CE PRIMARY SCHOOL

Decision deferred to the next meeting to allow for further information to be obtained.

7.

Date of Next Meeting

The Panel is asked to note that the next meeting is scheduled at 2.00 pm on Monday 15 October 2018

 

Minutes:

The next meeting is to be held at 2.00 pm on Monday 15 October 2018.