I hereby give notice that an extraordinary meeting of the Performance and Appointments Committee will be held on:

 

Date:

Time:

Meeting Room:

Venue:

 

Friday, 29 September 2023

9.00am

Aotea Centre
Aotea Square
Auckland

 

Komiti mō ngā Kopounga me Te Kounga o ngā Mahi / Performance and Appointments Committee

 

OPEN AGENDA

 

 

 

 

MEMBERSHIP

 

Chairperson

Cr Daniel Newman, JP

 

Deputy Chairperson

Cr Mike Lee

 

Members

Mayor Wayne Brown

Cr Greg Sayers

 

Cr Christine Fletcher, QSO

Cr John Watson

 

Cr Lotu Fuli

Cr Maurice Williamson

 

Cr Richard Hills

 

 

 

 

Ex-officio

Deputy Mayor Desley Simpson, JP

 

 

IMSB Chair David Taipari

 

 

(Quorum 4 members)

 

 

 

Sarndra O'Toole

Kaiarataki Kapa Tohutohu Mana Whakahaere / Team Leader Governance Advisors

 

21 August 2023

 

Contact Telephone: (09) 890 8152

Email: sarndra.otoole@aucklandcouncil.govt.nz

Website: www.aucklandcouncil.govt.nz

 

 


Performance and Appointments Committee

29 September 2023

 

ITEM   TABLE OF CONTENTS            PAGE

1          Ngā Tamōtanga | Apologies                                                   5

2          Te Whakapuaki i te Whai Pānga | Declaration of Interest                                                               5

3          Ngā Petihana | Petitions                                       5  

4          Ngā Kōrero a te Marea | Public Input                 5

5          Ngā Kōrero a te Poari ā-Rohe Pātata | Local Board Input                                                            5

6          Ngā Pakihi Autaia | Extraordinary Business     5

7          Auckland Council Chief Executive recruitment process                                                                  7

8          Te Whakaaro ki ngā Take Pūtea e Autaia ana | Consideration of Extraordinary Items

PUBLIC EXCLUDED

9          Te Mōtini ā-Tukanga hei Kaupare i te Marea | Procedural Motion to Exclude
the Public                                                                               
13

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1          Ngā Tamōtanga | Apologies

 

 

 

2          Te Whakapuaki i te Whai Pānga | Declaration of Interest

 

 

 

3          Ngā Petihana | Petitions

 

There is no petitions section.

 

 

 

4          Ngā Kōrero a te Marea | Public Input

 

There is no public input section.

 

 

 

5          Ngā Kōrero a te Poari ā-Rohe Pātata | Local Board Input

 

There is no local board input section.

 

 

 

6          Ngā Pakihi Autaia | Extraordinary Business

 

 

 

 


Performance and Appointments Committee

29 September 2023

 

Auckland Council Chief Executive recruitment process

File No.: CP2023/14040

 

  

Te take mō te pūrongo

Purpose of the report

1.       To receive information about the Auckland Council Chief Executive recruitment process.

Whakarāpopototanga matua

Executive summary

2.       A confidential report on this agenda seeks a decision regarding the Auckland Council Chief Executive recruitment process.

Ngā tūtohunga

Recommendation/s

That the Performance and Appointments Committee:

a)      tuhi ā-taipitopito / note the information about the Auckland Council Chief Executive recruitment process and note that a confidential report on this agenda seeks a decision regarding the Auckland Council Chief Executive recruitment process.

b)      tuhi ā-taipitopito / note that the report is confidential due to the information it contains regarding the recruitment process.

Horopaki

Context

3.       Progress to date on recruitment for a replacement Auckland Council Chief Executive has been as follows:

a)      In March 2023 Governing Body approved the recruitment approach, including:

i)        Delegating power to the Performance and Appointments Committee to manage the remainder of the recruitment process, including interviewing the candidate long list and preparing a shortlist.

ii)       Confirming that the Governing Body would interview shortlisted candidates.

b)      In April and May 2023 Governing Body discussed the position description and scope of the Chief Executive role.

c)      Sheffield Search (Executive Recruitment Agency) were appointed as our external partner to support the Performance and Appointments Committee and Governing Body with the recruitment process and their decision making.

d)      The role was advertised on Friday 30 June 2023 on Taituarā, Seek NZ and Australia, LinkedIn and the Sheffield website. Applications closed on 31 July 2023.

e)      The Performance and Appointments Committee has been progressing the appointments process.

Tātaritanga me ngā tohutohu

Analysis and advice

4.       A confidential report on this agenda seeks a decision regarding the Auckland Council Chief Executive recruitment process.

 

Tauākī whakaaweawe āhuarangi

Climate impact statement

5.       The Auckland Council Chief Executive has an important role to play in ensuring that the council delivers on its commitments under Te Tāruke-ā-Tāwhiri – Auckland’s climate plan. This was reflected in the recruitment information to candidates and the position description.

Ngā whakaaweawe me ngā tirohanga a te rōpū Kaunihera

Council group impacts and views

6.       The appointment of a new Chief Executive and the scope of the role will have a significant impact on the wider council group.

Ngā whakaaweawe ā-rohe me ngā tirohanga a te poari ā-rohe

Local impacts and local board views

7.       Decision making of the Auckland Council in relation to the appointment of the Chief Executive sits with the Governing Body.

Tauākī whakaaweawe Māori

Māori impact statement

8.       The importance of working in partnership with Māori, honouring our legislative obligations and responsibilities derived from Te Tiriti and striving to create a Tāmaki Makaurau where Māori thrive by delivering on our Māori outcome priorities was reflected in the recruitment information to candidates and the position description.

9.       The Chair of the Independent Māori Statutory Board is a member of the Performance and Appointments Committee and is participating in the committee’s involvement in the Chief Executive recruitment process.

Ngā ritenga ā-pūtea

Financial implications

10.     Financial information is provided in the confidential report on this agenda.

Ngā raru tūpono me ngā whakamaurutanga

Risks and mitigations

11.     There are risks common to all recruitment processes. To mitigate those risks a robust recruitment process is underway.

Ngā koringa ā-muri

Next steps

12.     Next steps are noted in the confidential agenda reports.

 

Ngā tāpirihanga

Attachments

There are no attachments for this report.     

Ngā kaihaina

Signatories

Author

Anita Furniss - Executive Officer - Finance Division

Authoriser

Richard Jarrett - Director Group Services

 


Performance and Appointments Committee

29 September 2023

 

Exclusion of the Public: Local Government Official Information and Meetings Act 1987

That the Performance and Appointments Committee:

a)      whakaae / agree to exclude the public from the following part(s) of the proceedings of this meeting.

The general subject of each matter to be considered while the public is excluded, the reason for passing this resolution in relation to each matter, and the specific grounds under section 48(1) of the Local Government Official Information and Meetings Act 1987 for the passing of this resolution follows.

This resolution is made in reliance on section 48(1)(a) of the Local Government Official Information and Meetings Act 1987 and the particular interest or interests protected by section 6 or section 7 of that Act which would be prejudiced by the holding of the whole or relevant part of the proceedings of the meeting in public, as follows:

 

C1       CONFIDENTIAL:  Auckland Council Chief Executive Recruitment Process

Reason for passing this resolution in relation to each matter

Particular interest(s) protected (where applicable)

Ground(s) under section 48(1) for the passing of this resolution

The public conduct of the part of the meeting would be likely to result in the disclosure of information for which good reason for withholding exists under section 7.

s7(2)(a) - The withholding of the information is necessary to protect the privacy of natural persons, including that of a deceased person.

In particular, the report contains private information about candidates.

s48(1)(a)

The public conduct of the part of the meeting would be likely to result in the disclosure of information for which good reason for withholding exists under section 7.