Agenda and minutes

General Services Committee - Monday, 23rd October, 2017 5.00 pm

Venue: Committee Room 2, Civic Offices, New Road, Grays, Essex, RM17 6SL. View directions

Contact: Matthew Boulter, Principal Democratic Services Officer  Email:

No. Item


Minutes pdf icon PDF 63 KB

To approve as a correct record the minutes of General Services Committee meeting held on 24 August 2017.



The minutes of the General Services Committee meeting held on 24 August 2017 were approved as a correct record.


Items of Urgent Business

To receive additional items that the Chair is of the opinion should be considered as a matter of urgency, in accordance with Section 100B (4) (b) of the Local Government Act 1972.


There were no items of urgent business.


Declarations of Interests


Councillor Halden declared a non-pecuniary interest in that he had been contacted by a potential candidate regarding the recruitment and declared that he remained of an open mind and did not affect his decisions during this meeting. All other committee members agreed with this view.


Exclusion of the Press and Public


The Committee agreed to exclude press and public for the duration of the interviews.


Interviews for the Director of Environment and Highways


The Committee interviewed one candidate for the post of Director of Environment and Highways.


RESOLVED That Julie Rogers is appointed Director of Environment and Highways.