Agenda

Governance Committee
Monday, 6th July, 2020 10.30 am

Venue: Virtual meeting with restricted public access

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

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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 128 KB

The Committee is asked to agree the minutes of the meeting held on 22 June 2020 (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.

Joint leadership arrangement with East Sussex County Council pdf icon PDF 79 KB

Report by Director of Law and Assurance.

 

The Council in December 2019 entered into an arrangement with East Sussex County Council for the joint appointment of a chief executive and for the provision of mutual support to address a range of corporate challenges. The Committee is asked to review the arrangement by reference to its original aims and in light of experience.

5.

Good Governance Review pdf icon PDF 79 KB

Report by Director of Law and Assurance.

 

To consider the implications, for those areas for which the Committee is responsible, of the programme of work on aspects of Council governance and to endorse the revised whistleblowing policy as part of the good governance work related to organisational culture.

Additional documents:

6.

Plans for Member Meetings during the Covid-19 Emergency pdf icon PDF 82 KB

Report by the Director of Law and Assurance.

 

The Committee is asked to consider proposals for an additional meeting of full Council in September.

7.

Date of Next Meeting

The next meeting of the Committee will be held at 2.15 p.m. on Monday, 7 September 2020.