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1.

WELCOME AND INTRODUCTION

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In the absence of Councillor Williamson, it was unanimously agreed that Councillor Nolan would act as Chair for this meeting.

 

The Chair welcomed everyone to the first meeting of the Shareholder Board in this municipal year.

2.

APOLOGIES

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Apologies had been received from Councillor Janette Williamson.

3.

MEMBERS' CODE OF CONDUCT - DECLARATIONS OF INTEREST

Members are asked to consider whether they have any disclosable pecuniary interests and/or any other relevant interest in connection with any item(s) on this agenda and, if so, to declare them and state the nature of the interest.

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Members were asked to declare any disclosable pecuniary interests and any other relevant interest and to state the nature of the interest.

 

No such declarations were made.

4.

PUBLIC AND MEMBER QUESTIONS

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There were no questions, statements or petitions from the public or Members.

5.

EDSENTIAL CIC CHAIR APPOINTMENT pdf icon PDF 73 KB

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Stuart Bellerby, Senior Commercial Manager, introduced the report and highlighted that the Shareholder Board was responsible for reviewing ‘Reserved Matters’ set out in the Shareholders’ Agreement entered into in respect of Edsential CIC, a company jointly owned by the Council and Cheshire West and Chester Council.

 

He reported that Edsential CIC had sought the Shareholders consent to appoint a new Chair to its Board of Directors.

 

The appointment was unanimously agreed and it was therefore –

 

Resolved – That the appointment of Mark Parkinson as Chair of the Board of Directors of Edsential CIC for a term of three years, be approved.

6.

EDSENTIAL CIC DIRECTOR APPOINTMENT pdf icon PDF 70 KB

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Stuart Bellerby, Senior Commercial Manager, introduced the report and highlighted that Edsential CIC had sought the Shareholders consent to appoint a new Director.

 

The appointment was unanimously agreed and it was therefore –

 

Resolved – That the appointment of David McNaught as a Director of Edsential CIC, be approved.

7.

EXEMPT INFORMATION - EXCLUSION OF THE PRESS AND PUBLIC

The following items contain exempt information.

 

RECOMMENDATION: That, under section 100 (A) (4) of the Local Government Act 1972, the public be excluded from the meeting during consideration of the following items of business on the grounds that they involve the likely disclosure of exempt information as defined by the relevant paragraphs of Part 1 of Scehdule 12A (as amended) to that Act. The Public Interest test has been applied and favours exclusion.

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On a motion by the Chair, seconded by Councillor Jeff Green, it was:

 

Resolved – that in accordance with section 100 (A) of the Local Government Act 1972, the Public be excluded from the meeting during consideration of the following items of business, on the grounds that it involves the likely disclosure of exempt information as defined by paragraph 3 of Part 1 of Schedule 12A (as amended) to that Act. The public interest test has been applied and favours exclusion.

8.

EDSENTIAL CIC AUDITOR APPOINTMENT pdf icon PDF 72 KB

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Stuart Bellerby, Senior Commercial Manager, introduced the report and highlighted that Edsential CIC had sought consent to appoint new auditors.

 

The appointment was unanimously agreed and it was therefore –

 

Resolved – That the appointment of Crowe U.K. LLP as Auditors of Edsential CIC, be approved.