Agenda and minutes

General Services Committee - Thursday, 27th January, 2022 7.00 pm

Venue: South Essex College, High Street, Grays, RM17 6TF – Room W1.24

Contact: Matthew Boulter, Democratic & Governance Services Manager and Deputy Monitoring Officer  Email:

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To approve as a correct record the minutes of General Services Committee meeting held on 8 December 2021.



The minutes of the General Services Committee held on 8 December 2021 was approved as a correct record of the meeting.


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


In relation to Item 5, Councillor Johnson stated that a number of candidates were from his current place of work, however, he had no day to day or close contact with any of these candidates.


Recruitment of Assistant Directors for Regeneration & Place Delivery and Property & Facilities Management - Longlisting

Paperwork for this item will follow under separate cover.


At 7.04pm the Committee agreed to enter into exempt session in order to discuss the personal details of applicants.


The Committee considered the longlist for the roles of Assistant Director for Regeneration & Place Delivery, as well as the Assistant Director for Property & Facilities Management.




1. Nine candidates for Assistant Director for Regeneration and Place Delivery are progressed to the technical interviews.


2. Nine candidates for Assistant Director for Property and Facilities Management are progressed to the technical interviews.