02-06-23 PERS MINS
MINUTES OF THE LOUTH TOWN COUNCIL PERSONNEL COMMITTEE
HELD IN THE MEMBERS ROOM, THE SESSIONS HOUSE, LOUTH
ON THURSDAY 6TH FEBRUARY 2023
Present Councillor Mrs. J. Makinson-Sanders (in the Chair).
Councillors: Mrs. E. Ballard (EB), S Crew (SC), D. Hobson (DH), G.E. Horton (GEH), J. Simmons (JS) and D.E. Wing (DEW)
Councillors not present: None.
The Town Clerk, Mrs. L.M. Phillips weas also in attendance.
- Apologies for Absence
There were no apologies for absence.
- Declarations of Interest / Dispensations
There were no declarations of interest of requests for dispensations.
It was RESOLVED that the notes of the Personnel Committee Meeting held on 1st November 2022 be approved as the Minutes.
- Review of Lone Worker Policy
The Committee reviewed the Council’s current lone worker policy and RESOLVED that this should continue to be used but that a procedure for Alarm Key Holders should be looked into to ensure their safety.
Following its resolution on 1st November 2022 the Town Clerk confirmed that appraisal forms had been issued to staff and that ongoing appraisal arrangements were being implemented. The Committee also received information from LALC and it was RESOLVED that Cllrs. Ballard and Makinson-Sanders should undertake the Town Clerk’s appraisal.
- Closed Session
The Committee resolved to move into closed session in accordance with the Public Bodies (Admission to Meetings) Act 1960 due to the business to be discussed in the following item, information being of a confidential and sensitive nature in relation to Personnel:
- Exit Policy
- Vacancy – it was RESOLVED that the vacancy should be advertised as per the documentation tabled and that the post be advertised as 26 hours with a 3 month probationary period with the option to extend.
- Next Meeting
The Committee noted that the next meeting of the Personnel Committee was scheduled to take place on 4th April 2023.
The Meeting Closed at 5.32pm
Signed_______________________ (Chairman) Dated_________________________