Agenda and minutes

Local Authority School Governor Nomination Panel
Friday, 5th June, 2015 10.30 am

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

Contact: Rachel Graves  Democratic Services Officer

Items
No. Item

1.

Public Speaking Time/Open Session

In accordance with Procedure Rules Nos. 11 and 35, 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:

There were no members of the public present.

 

2.

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:

Councillors Harewood, Mahon and Smetham declared non-pecuniary interests in relation to applications from Councillor Laura Jeuda and former Councillor Shirley Jones.

 

3.

Minutes of Previous Meeting pdf icon PDF 34 KB

To approve the Minutes of the Meeting held on 6 February 2015

Minutes:

RESOLVED

 

That the minutes of teh meeting held on 6th February 2015 be confirmed as a correct record.

 

4.

Terms of Reference pdf icon PDF 15 KB

For information – the Panel’s Terms of Reference are attached.

Minutes:

The Panel considered its terms of reference.

 

RESOLVED

 

That the terms of reference be noted.

 

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 public and press 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 involves 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 Appointments to School Governing Bodies

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

Additional documents:

Minutes:

The Panel considered the Director’s report on vacancies within Cheshire East maintained schools and academies and the applications received for nomination, appointment and re-appointment to identified posts.

 

Additional information was tabled at the meeting in respect of one new appointment and one re-appointment.

 

RESOLVED

 

That, having regard to the new statutory guidance in making all appointments and nominations, the Panel approves the following:

 

Nominations for re-appointment

 

DEAN VALLEY COMMUNITY PRIMARY SCHOOL

Mrs Maggie Swindells                    03/09/2015

 

EGERTON PRIMARY SCHOOL

Christopher Johnson                      22/10/2015                                                                           

 

CHRIST THE KING CATHOLIC AND CHURCH OF ENGLAND PRIMARY SCHOOL

Cllr Laura Jeuda

 

Nominations for appointment

 

BRIERLEY PRIMARY SCHOOL

Mrs Zoe Ibottson     

 

ALSAGER HIGHFIELDS COMMUNITY PRIMARY SCHOOL

Mrs Shirley Jones

 

 

7.

Date of Next Meeting

The Panel is asked to note that the next meeting is scheduled on Friday 23 October 2015

Minutes:

Friday, 23rd October 2015.