19 April 2016 – Agenda


TO All Members of the Personnel Committee

To all other Members for information

VENUE Meeting Room, Thame Town Hall

DATE Tuesday 19 April 2016

TIME 5.00 pm (maximum 1.5 hours)

Cllr Dixon (Town Mayor)
Cllr Emery (Deputy Mayor)
Cllr Dyer (Chairman of Policy & Resources)
Cllr Champken-Woods (Chairman of Community, Leisure & Recreation)
Cllr Fickling (Chairman of Planning & Environment)

Graham Hunt
Clerk of the Council


Date: 13 April 2016



1 Apologies for absence

2 Declarations of Interest and Dispensations

To notify of any items that appear in the agenda in which there may be an interest that has not been recorded in the Member’s Register of Interest; and confirmation of any relevant dispensations.

3 Public Participation and Public Questions

To consider applications from members of the public to address the Committee (5 minutes maximum), in respect of any item of business included in the agenda. Applications to speak must have been received by the Town Clerk no later than 5pm on the last working day preceding the meeting.

To consider questions from members of the public (who live, work or run a business in the Parish). Written questions must have been received by the Town Clerk no later than 4pm on the last working day preceding the meeting.

4 Minutes

To approve as a correct record the Minutes of the Committee meetings held on 4 November 2014, 6 January 2015 and 13 January 2015.

5 Exclusion of the Press and Public

To move: That under Section 1, Paragraph 2 of The Public Bodies (Admission to Meetings) Act 1960 the press and public be excluded from the meeting for the following items of business because publicity would be prejudicial to the public interest by reason of the confidential nature of the business to be transacted.

6 Neighbourhood Plan Continuity Officer

To consider next steps in the recruitment of the Neighbourhood Plan Continuity Officer.


7 Town Clerk and Responsible Financial Officer

Further to the informal discussions with members of the Personnel Committee on 1 October 2015; to formally confirm the appointment of the Town Clerk and Responsible Financial Officer; and to formally agree the Contract of Employment.

8 Salary and Grades

To agree staff salaries and grades for 2016-17.


9 Officer Appraisals

To consider the process for 2016 officer appraisals.


10 Thame Town Council Grading Levels

To consider a potential change to the grading levels currently used by Thame Town Council from 1 April 2017.