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EC LJ - Council - Appointment of Chief Executive

Meeting: 16/06/2021 - Full Council (Item 84)

Appointment of Chief Executive

To consider the attached report

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Councillor L Mytton referred to the ‘Appointment of Chief Executive’ report and moved recommendations 2.1 to 2.4 as contained within the report.


Councillor L Mytton also referred the Council to Paragraph 4.9 of the report and advised of an amendment in that it should read ten questions and not five.


Resolved subject to the foregoing that:


(a)  The recommendation of the Appointments Panel that Ellis Cooper be appointed as Merthyr Tydfil County Borough Council’s new Chief Executive with an anticipated start date of 17 June 2021 be approved

(b)  The rigorous selection process to recruit a new Chief Executive conducted by the Appointments Panel be noted

(c)  The remuneration offered in line with the Hay Evaluation Scheme and any other Local Policy that is in place at the time of recruitment be noted and approved

(d)  The cessation of the Interim Chief Executive arrangements agreed by Council on 9 September 2020 on the arrival of the new Chief Executive be noted.


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