Venue: Committee Room 4, Abbey House, Abingdon
Contact: Steve Culliford, Democratic Services OfficerItems No. Item
Notification of substitutes and apologies for absence
To record the attendance of substitute members, if any, who have been authorised to attend in accordance with the provisions of standing order 17(1), with notification having been given to the proper officer before the start of the meeting and to receive apologies for absence.
Councillors Yvonne Constanceand Gervase Duffield had sent their apologies for absence. Councillor Constance had appointed Councillor Alison Thomson as her substitute.
To adopt and sign as a correct record the minutes of the committee meeting held on 7 October 2011(previously published).
RESOLVED: To adopt the minutes of the committee meeting held on 7 October 2011 as a correct record and agree that the chairman signs them.
Declarations of interest
To receive any declarations of personal or personal and prejudicial interests in respect of items on the agenda for this meeting.
Urgent business and chairman's announcements
To receive notification of any matters which the chair determines should be considered as urgent business and the special circumstances which have made the matters urgent, and to receive any announcements from the chair.
The chairman reported that details of the council’s on-call and standby payments to staff for out of hours work had been provided to committee members for information only. The committee noted this information.
Statements, petitions and questions from the public relating to matters affecting the Personnel Committee
Any statements, petitions and questions from the public under Standing Order 32 will be made or presented at the meeting.
To consider and approve the attached legionellosis policy.
The committee considered a draft legionellosis policy. Legionellosis was a disease that could be contracted following exposure to legionella bacteria found in water supplies. The bacteria could cause serious illness. The policy aimed to provide guidance on: