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Agenda and minutes

Agenda and minutes

Venue: Tewkesbury Borough Council Offices, Severn Room

Contact: Democratic Services Tel: 01684 272021  Email:

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When the continuous alarm sounds you must evacuate the building by the nearest available fire exit. Members and visitors should proceed to the visitors’ car park at the front of the building and await further instructions (during office hours staff should proceed to their usual assembly point; outside of office hours proceed to the visitors’ car park). Please do not re-enter the building unless instructed to do so.


In the event of a fire any person with a disability should be assisted in leaving the building.


6.1             The evacuation procedure as noted on the Agenda was taken as read.  


Apologies for Absence


7.1             Apologies for absence were received from Councillors M G Sztymiak and R J E Vines.  


Terms and Conditions of Appointment pdf icon PDF 63 KB

To approve the Terms and Conditions of the appointment of Chief Executive including salary level.  


8.1            The Chief Executive Appointment Working Group had considered the terms and conditions of the Chief Executive appointment in full and made a recommendation to the Chief Executive Appointment Committee.

8.2            Accordingly, it was

RESOLVED          That the terms and conditions of the appointment as circulated be APPROVED, subject to:

·        clarification that the Council was closed for one extra day at Christmas but that this was not a set date;

·        clarification that the salary of the Chief Executive already took into account additional hours the postholder may need to do over and above the contracted 37 hours a week; and

·        deletion of the paragraph entitled ‘flexible working’ as it was not relevant to the role.


Appointment Details pdf icon PDF 71 KB

To approve a Job Description, Person Specification and advertisement content for the post of Chief Executive.  

Additional documents:


9.1            The Chief Executive Appointment Working Group had considered the proposed job description and person specification in detail and recommended it to the Chief Executive Appointment Committee for approval.

9.2            The content of the advertisement for the role had been discussed briefly and it was recommended that this be delegated to the Chief Executive to approve in consultation with the recruitment consultants.

9.3            Accordingly, it was

                 RESOLVED           1. That the job description and person specification, as                                                circulated, be APPROVED, subject to:

·        The deletion of paragraph 7.11 from the job description as it was not relevant to the role of Chief Executive specifically.

·        The addition to the person specification of ‘ability to forge partnerships across organisational boundaries’ in the aptitudes/skills section.

                                                2. That the content of the advertisement be delegated to the                                     Chief Executive to approve in consultation with the                                              recruitment consultants.