Agenda

Governance Committee
Monday, 9th September, 2019 2.15 pm

Venue: County Hall, Chichester

Contact: Clare Jones on 033 022 22526  Email:  clare.jones@westsussex.gov.uk

Items
No. Item

1.

Declarations of Interest

Members and officers must declare any pecuniary or personalinterest in any business on the agenda. They should also make declarations at any stage such an interest becomes apparent during the meeting. Consideration should be given to leaving the meeting if the nature of the interest warrants it.  If in doubt please contact Democratic Services before the meeting.

2.

Minutes of the last meeting of the Committee pdf icon PDF 47 KB

The Committee is asked to agree the minutes of the meeting held on 24 June 2019 (cream paper).

3.

Urgent Matters

Items not on the agenda which the Chairman of the meeting is of the opinion should be considered as a matter of urgency by reason of special circumstances.

4.

Notice of Motion - System of Council Governance pdf icon PDF 124 KB

Report by the Director of Law and Assurance.

 

The County Council at its meeting on 19 July 2019 referred a motion by Dr Walsh on the system of Council governance to the Governance Committee for consideration.  Members are asked to consider a response to the motion for submission to the meeting of the County Council on 18 October 2019.

5.

West Sussex Health and Wellbeing Board Terms of Reference pdf icon PDF 122 KB

Report by the Director of Law and Assurance.

 

The Committee is asked to consider proposed changes to the terms of reference of the West Sussex Health and Wellbeing Board to align with the recently published West Sussex Joint Health and Wellbeing Board Strategy for recommendation to the County Council.

Additional documents:

6.

Orbis Public Law Joint Committee pdf icon PDF 122 KB

Report by the Director of Law and Assurance.

 

The Committee is asked to consider the proposal to disband the Joint Committee.

7.

Local Government Pension Scheme Employer Discretions pdf icon PDF 73 KB

Report by the Executive Director Resource Services and the Director of Human Resources and Organisational Change.

 

The Committee is asked to consider the discretions available to the County Council as an employer following the amendments to the Local Government Pension Scheme and introduction of a salary sacrifice scheme, through AVC Wise, to pay additional voluntary contributions.

Additional documents:

8.

Report of the Member Development Group pdf icon PDF 256 KB

Report by the Director of Law and Assurance.

 

To receive the regular report on the work of the Group, member development activities and member training and development priorities and plans.

9.

Member Development Group: Membership

The Committee is asked to appointment a member fill a vacancy on the Member Development Group.  A proposal will be available at the meeting.

 

Background papers: None

 

Contact: Clare Jones 033 022 22526

10.

Date of Next Meeting

The next meeting of the Committee will be held at 2.15 p.m. on Monday, 25 November 2019 at County Hall, Chichester.