Agenda and minutes

Local Authority School Governor Nomination Panel
Monday, 3rd July, 2017 2.00 pm

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

Contact: Rachel Graves  Democratic Services Officer

Link: Audio recording

Items
No. Item

1.

Apologies for Absence

To receive any apologies for absence

Minutes:

Apologies were received from Councillor A Harewood.

2.

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:

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 interests of openness all Members declared that they knew the applicants for Peeble Brook Primary School, Scholar Green Primary School, Westminster Nursey School, St John the Evangelist CofE Primary School and Mobberley CofE Primary School as they were council colleagues.

 

In the interest of openness Councillor Faseyi declared that she knew the applicant for the Dingle Primary School.

 

In the interest of openness Councillor Williams declared that he knew the applicants for the Bickerton Holy Trinity CofE Primary School and Daven Primary School.

 

In the interest of openness Councillors Walton, Gaddum and Mahon declared that they knew the applicant for Alderley Edge Primary School.

4.

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To approve the Minutes of the Meeting held on 6 February 2017

Minutes:

RESOLVED:

 

That the minutes of the meeting held on 6 February 2017 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 Director informs Members of current Local Authority Governor vacancies within Cheshire East maintained schools.

Minutes:

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. 

 

RESOLVED:

 

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

 

1        Nomination for Appointment

 

Cledford Primary and Gainsborough Primary and Nursery Schools

          Mr Kevin Froggatt

 

ST GREGORY’S CATHOLIC PRIMARY SCHOOL

          Mr Gary Marston

 

          ST MARY’S MIDDLEWICH CATHOLIC PRIMARY SCHOOL

          Mrs Nicola Azakil

 

2        Nominations for Reappointment

 

          ALDERLEY EDGE COMMUNITY PRIMARY SCHOOL

          Mrs Sheila Keegan

 

          BICKERTON HOLY TRINITY COFE PRIMARY SCHOOL

          Mr Nigel Briers

 

          BOSLEY ST MARY’S COFE PRIMARY SCHOOL

          Ms Penny Hughes

 

          DAVEN PRIMARY SCHOOL

          Mr Bill Wolstencroft

 

          ELWORTH COFE PRIMARY SCHOOL

          No nomination made

 

          LITTLE BOLLINGTON COFE PRIMARY SCHOOL

          Mrs Jane Blackburn

 

          MOBBERLEY COFE PRIMARY SCHOOL

          Cllr Jamie Macrae

 

          PEBBLE BROOK PRIMARY SCHOOL

          Cllr Dorothy Flude

 

          SCHOLAR GREEN PRIMARY SCHOOL

          Cllr Rhoda Bailey

 

          SPRINGFIELD SPECIAL SCHOOL

Decision deferred to allow for further information to be obtained, with the final decision delegated to the Chairman

 

ST JOHN THE EVANGELIST CHURCH OF ENGLAND PRIMARY SCHOOL

Cllr Alift Harewood  

 

THE DINGLE PRIMARY SCHOOL

Decision deferred to allow for further information to be obtained, with the final decision delegated to the Chairman

 

          WESTMINSTER NURSERY SCHOOL

          Cllr Dorothy Flude

 

          WILMSLOW HIGH SCHOOL

          Mr Sam Beythoun

7.

Date of Next Meeting

The Panel is asked to note that the next meeting is scheduled at 2.00 pm on Monday 16 October 2017

Minutes:

The next meeting is to be held on Monday 16 October 2017 in the Committee Suite at Westfields, Sandbach.