Minutes of an extraordinary meeting of the Chief Executive Employment Committee

Held in Ruma Mārama, Floor 2A, Civic House, 110 Trafalgar Street, Nelson

On Tuesday 13 June 2017, commencing at 3.30pm


Present:              Her Worship the Mayor R Reese (Chairperson), Councillors B Dahlberg and P Matheson (Deputy Mayor)

In Attendance:   Councillor S Walker, Team Leader Administration Advisers (R Byrne) and External Advisor (P Bell).

Apology:             Councillor Acland



1.       Apologies

Resolved CEE/2017/031

That the Committee

Recieves and accepts an apology from Councillor Acland.

Her Worship the Mayor/Matheson                                               Carried


2.       Confirmation of Order of Business

There were no changes to the order of business.


3.       Interests

There were no updates to the Interests Register, and no interests with items on the agenda were declared.

4.       Exclusion of the Public

Paul Bell, of Intepeople, will be in attendance for Item 1 of the Public Excluded agenda to answer questions and, accordingly, the following resolution is required to be passed:

Resolved CEE/2017/032

That the Committee

Confirms, in accordance with section 48(5) of the Local Government Official Information and Meetings Act 1987, that Paul Bell remain after the public has been excluded, for the Public Excluded agenda, as he has knowledge that will assist the Committee;

Notes, in accordance with section 48(6) of the Local Government Official Information and Meetings Act 1987, that the knowledge that Paul Bell  possesses relates to the appointment of an Acting Chief Executive.

Dahlberg/Matheson                                                                    Carried


Resolved CEE/2017/033

That the Subcommittee/Committee/Council

Excludes the public from the following parts of the proceedings of this meeting.

The general subject of each matter to be considered while the public is excluded, the reason for passing this resolution in relation to each matter and the specific grounds under section 48(1) of the Local Government Official Information and Meetings Act 1987 for the passing of this resolution are as follows:

Dahlberg/Matheson                                                                    Carried



General subject of each matter to be considered

Reason for passing this resolution in relation to each matter

Particular interests protected (where applicable)


Recommendation on Acting Chief Executive


Section 48(1)(a)

The public conduct of this matter would be likely to result in disclosure of information for which good reason exists under section 7

The withholding of the information is necessary:

·   Section 7(2)(a)

     To protect the privacy of natural persons, including that of a deceased person

·   Section 7(2)(i)

     To enable the local authority to carry on, without prejudice or disadvantage, negotiations (including commercial and industrial negotiations)

The meeting went into public excluded session at 3.31pm and resumed in public session at 4.03pm. 

5.       Re-admittance of the Public

Resolved CEE/2017/034

That the Committee

Re-admits the public to the meeting.

Matheson/Her Worship the Mayor                                               Carried



There being no further business the meeting ended at 4.04pm.


Confirmed as a correct record of proceedings:




                                                       Chairperson                                     Date