Issue - meetings

Appointment of Independent Person

Meeting: 23/09/2020 - South Holland District Council (Item 34)

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This report requests that Council approve the appointment of an Independent person for standards of conduct issues affecting Council and Parish Council Members, in accordance with the requirements of Section 28(7) of the Localism Act 2011 (Report of the Executive Manager Governance (Deputy Monitoring Officer) enclosed)

 

Minutes:

Consideration was given to the report of the Executive Manager Governance which requested that the Council approve the appointment of an Independent person for standards of conduct issues affecting Council and Parish Council Members, in accordance with the requirements of Section 28(7) of the Localism Act 2011.

 

The Monitoring Officer offered his thanks to the outgoing Independent Person, Mr Tony Wicks, for his work since 2012.  Councillor Newton and Councillor Brewis also thanked Mr Wicks for his work serving the authority as the Independent Person.

 

 

DECISION:

 

That Mike Sofianos be appointed as “Independent Person” under Section 28(7) of the Localism Act 2011, until the annual Council meeting in May 2022.