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Agenda item

Restructuring of the Corporate Management Team - Report of Chief Executive

Minutes:

The Council considered a report of the Chief Executive regarding a proposed restructuring of the Corporate Management Team (for copy see file of Minutes).

 

In presenting his report, the Chief Executive thanked all three officers who were leaving the authority for their service.

 

The report sought to establish two new posts of Corporate Director Regeneration, Economy and Growth andCorporate Director Neighbourhoods and Climate Change and proposed the deletion of the posts of Corporate Director of Regeneration and Local Services and the Director of Transformation and Partnerships and provided details of the subsequent re-distribution of responsibilities to other posts.

 

In moving the report Councillor C Marshall, Portfolio Holder for Economic Regeneration informed Council the report identified that in recent years there had been significant extra activity within County Durham with major new developments and significant investment.  The culture, sport and tourism offer of County Durham had also grown significantly in recent years.  The proposed restructuring of the Corporate Management Team would allow the Council to dedicate resource to growing the economy and jobs.

 

In seconding the report Councillor B Stephens, Portfolio Holder for Neighbourhoods and Partnerships informed Council that the proposed restructure of the Corporate Management Team would help the Council to continue to deliver important services as well as focussing on the sustainable future of the county.

 

Resolved:

That:

 

i)             The creation of two new posts of Corporate Director of Regeneration, Economy and Growth and Corporate Director of Neighbourhoods and Climate Change be approved;

ii)            The deletion of the Corporate Director of Regeneration and Local Services post and the Director of Transformation post and consequent proposed changes be noted.

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