Councillors Nicholson, Beswick, Coan, Dalzell, Gardiner, Houghton and Lowe.
A Keppel-Green (Town Clerk)
P21/024 APOLOGIES FOR ABSENCE
Apologies were received from Cllrs Forbes (injury) and Morris (health).
P21/025 DECLARATIONS OF MEMBERS’ INTERESTS
No member declared an interest in any item.
P21/026 CONFIRMATION OF PREVIOUS MINUTES
It was RESOLVED to confirm the minutes of the meeting held on 21st October 2021.
P21/027 REVIEW OF YEAR TO DATE INCOME AND EXPENDITURE
The committee income and expenditure year to date was noted.
P21/028 ADMINISTRATION AND SUPPORT OFFICER HOURS AND RECRUIITMENT
Following an initial discussion this item was deferred to later in the meeting.
P21/029 ACTIONS LOG
The log was noted.
P21/030 DATE OF THE NEXT MEETING
It was noted that the next scheduled meeting would be held on 25th January 2022 at 7pm.
P21/031 STAFF MORALE SURVEY 2021
It was RESOLVED to exclude the public and press on the grounds that publicity would be prejudicial to the public interest by reason of the confidential nature of the business to be transacted.
It was RESOLVED to undertake a morale survey quarterly and agreed that members have opportunity to input questions into the survey each time.
It was RESOLVED to note and endorse the recommendations detailed in confidential report P-21-12.
P21/032 ADMINISTRATION AND SUPPORT OFFICER HOURS AND RECRUIITMENT
It was RESOLVED to recruit for a full time (37 hrs) and a part time (12 hrs) Administration and Support Officer but that the budget should be held for increasing the part time post to 15hrs should this prove necessary.
P21/033 STAFFING OVERVIEW REPORT
The report was noted.
P21/034 COMPLETION OF CIVIC EVENTS OFFICER PROBATION PERIOD
It was RESOLVED to end the probation period of the Civic Events Officer and confirm them in post.
P21/035 PERSONNEL MATTERS
No matters were raised.