Venue: Committee Suite 1,Westfields, Middlewich Road, Sandbach CW11 1HZ. View directions
Contact: Rachel Graves Democratic Services Officer
Apologies for Absence
To receive any apologies for absence
Apologies for absence were received from Councillor H Gaddum.
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.
No members of the public were present.
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.
Members were invited to declare any disclosable pecuniary or non-pecuniary interests in any item on the agenda.
In the interests of openness all Members declared that they knew the applicant for Vine Tree Primary School – Mrs Jill Rhodes, as she was a council colleague.
To approve the Minutes of the Meeting held on 5 February 2016
That the minutes of the meeting held on 5 February 2016 be confirmed as a correct record.
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.
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.
Local Authority Appointments to School Governing Bodies
The report of the Strategic Director, informs Members of current Local Authority Governor vacancies within Cheshire East maintained schools.
The Panel considered the Director’s report on vacancies within Cheshire East maintained schools and academies and the applications received for nominations to identified posts.
Additional applications were tabled at the meeting in respect of four new nominations and one nomination for re-appointment.
That having regard to the statutory guidance in making nominations, the Panel approve the following:
Nominations for Appointment
CLEDFORD PRIMARY SCHOOL
Mrs Jayne Birchall
ELWORTH HALL PRIMARY SCHOOL
Mr Meurig Williams
MABLINS LANE PRIMARY SCHOOL
Mr Meurig Williams
PRESTBURY CHURCH OF ENGLAND PRIMARY SCHOOL
Dr Stephen Swinfin
VERSON PRIMARY SCHOOL
Mr John Milman
WOODCOCK’S WELL CHURCH OF ENGLAND PRIMARY SCHOOL
Decision deferred to the School Liaison and Governance Manager in consultation with the Chairman to allow for further information to be obtained.
Nominations for Reappointment
DISLEY RPIMARY SCHOOL
Mrs Karen Tomlinson
EDLESTON PRIMARY SCHOOL
Mr Andrew Flood
VINE TREE PRIMARY SCHOOL
Mrs Jill Rhodes
Date of Next Meeting
The Panel is asked to note that the next meeting is scheduled at 2.00 pm on Monday 17 October 2016
The next meeting is to be held on Monday 17 October 2016 at 2.00 pm in the Committee Suite at Westfields, Sandbach.