Agenda item

Designation of Monitoring Officer

To consider the report of the Head of Paid Service regarding the designation of a Monitoring Officer for the Council.


          RESOLVED that:-


(1) It be noted that Alice McAlpine has given notice of her resignation from Tewkesbury Borough Council and as Gloucester City Council’s Monitoring Officer with effect from 28 January 2024.


(2) Tom Clark be designated Monitoring Officer for the City Council in accordance with section 5 of the Local Government and Housing Act 1989 with effect from 29 January for an interim period of up to 6 months but no more than 12 months.


(3) To enter into an agreement to second the above-mentioned officer from Tewkesbury Borough Council to Gloucester City Council on terms to be agreed between Tewkesbury Borough Council, Gloucester City Council and the officer.


(4) To delegate authority to the Managing Director to agree the terms of the secondment and to sign the secondment agreement on behalf of Gloucester City Council and to make any necessary consequential amendments to the Council’s Constitution arising from the agreed terms and any re-assignment of the current Monitoring Officer functions.

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