The functions of this Committee are :
To determine policy framework in relation to Council functions.
To provide strategic direction in relation to all Council functions
(except those reserved to Council) and to manage their performance within
To exercise any function of the Council not delegated elsewhere or
reserved to Council.
To receive, consider and make decisions on reports received from other
committees, statutory officers or Returning Officer in relation to policy.
Management and control of Council assets (except those reserved to other
Committees) including land, property and financial resources.
Management, control and determination of all matters relating to the
appointment, employment, training and dismissal of staff including maintenance
of recreational, social and welfare facilities, conditions of employment and
To keep under review the appropriate establishment of staff.
To exercise general supervision and control over land charges.
Any matter relating to the Welland
All matters relating to public relations.
approve the Council’s Performance Plan(s) .
The Committee shall not have the power to appoint a sub-committee to
determine restructuring proposals, save in relation to appointments where
Member approval is required.
responsibility for the lottery and overview of the management of this service.
To deal with all
responsibilities within the remit of this Committee in accordance with the best
interests of all local communities, including rural.
When acting as the
Investigating and Disciplinary Committee (5 Members, politically balanced) the
following terms of reference apply :-
Consider allegations relating
to the conduct or capability of the Head of Paid Service, Section 151 (Chief
Financial Officer) Officer or the Monitoring Officer.
To appoint an Independent
Investigator (including agreeing terms of reference of the investigation) from
a list maintained by the JNC Joint Secretaries and in accordance with the
procedure adopted by the JNC Joint Secretaries from time to time.
To receive and consider the
report of the Independent Investigator and be given authority to impose no
sanction, or to take action short of dismissal and to impose an appropriate
penalty or take other appropriate action.
In such cases where the IDC
considers it appropriate taking into account the threshold test the IDC may
suspend the Head of Paid Service, the Section 151 (Chief Financial Officer)
Officer and the Monitoring Officer.
Authority to negotiate any
settlement in consultation with internal / external auditors and appoint such
independent external advisers as required in this respect.