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Meeting: 20/04/2017 - Council (Item 71)

71 Appointment of a Chief Finance Officer (Section 151 Officer) pdf icon PDF 90 KB


Council was requested to consider the appointment of the Corporate Finance Manager as the Chief Finance Officer (Section 151 Officer) in line with statutory requirements.


Councillors Chris Baron, Ben Bradley, Cheryl Butler, Jackie James, John Knight and Jason Zadrozny took the opportunity to express their thanks and gratitude for the sterling work undertaken by Dave Greenwood (the Council’s Deputy Chief Executive (Resources) and current S151 Officer), who would be leaving the Authority at the end of May 2017.



a)    the Corporate Finance Officer be designated as the Chief Finance Officer (Section 151 Officer) from the 1st June, 2017 in line with statutory requirements;


b)    it be noted that the job title for the Corporate Finance Manager may be liable to change as part of an imminent review but the post will retain the S151 responsibilities as designated by Council.



To ensure the Council meets its statutory requirements.


(During consideration of this item, Councillor Tom Hollis entered the meeting at 7.09 p.m.)