Agenda and draft minutes

Extraordinary, Cabinet - Wednesday, 13th April, 2022 3.00 pm

Venue: Newlease Room, Public Service Plaza, Civic Centre Road, Havant, Hampshire PO9 2AX. View directions

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No. Item


Apologies for Absence

To receive and record any apologies for absence.


Apologies were received from Councillor Tony Denton & Lulu Bowerman.



Minutes pdf icon PDF 266 KB

To confirm the minutes of the last meeting held on 07 March 2022.


Proposed by Councillor Satchwell and seconded by Councillor Pike, the minutes of the previous meeting of 07 March 2022 were agreed as a true record.



Declarations of Interests

To receive and record any declarations of interest.


There were no declarations of interest from the members present.



Chairman's Report


There was nothing the Leader wished to report for this meeting.



Senior Management Structure pdf icon PDF 133 KB

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The item was introduced by Councillor Rennie, as Leader of the Council.


Proposed by Councillor Rennie and seconded by Councillor Bains, following debate, it was RESOLVED that Cabinet recommends that Council;


(i)              agree the proposed senior management structure at Appendix 1;


(ii)             note that the structure shall exclude any posts at Director level and instead have five Executive Heads of Service who will be Chief Officers of the Council.  Role profiles are included at Appendix 2


(iii)           agree that formal consultation will begin immediately with the existing senior managers across Havant Borough Council and East Hampshire District Council


(iv)           agree that following consultation the Head of Paid Service take all necessary steps, through the HR Committee to appoint to roles within the proposed Senior Management Structure following appropriate processes set out in the Constitution


(v)             that remuneration and terms and conditions for the Executive Head of Service roles be determined by HR Committee upon appointment to those roles



Treasury Management Strategy 2022/23 pdf icon PDF 111 KB

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Councillor Rennie introduced this item as Leader on the Council, noting that Councillor Denton, Portfolio Holder for Finance was unable to attend this meeting. 


The Leader confirmed that following work undertaken by the Budget Working Group and advice sought from independent treasury management advisors, a revision to the strategy that was agreed by Council as part of the annual budget process in February was suggested.  The minor revisions will help bring the Council’s Treasury Management Strategy in line with best practice adopted by many other Council’s nationally. 


Proposed by Councillor Rennie and seconded by Councillor Satchwell, following debate, it was RESOLVED that Cabinet recommend to full Council to approve the revised Havant Borough Council Treasury Management Strategy for 2022/23 as detailed in Appendix A.