Decision - Operational Arrangements 2019/20

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Operational Arrangements 2019/20

Decision Maker: Greater Brighton Economic Board

Decision status: Recommendations Approved

Is Key decision?: No

Is subject to call in?: No


1)            Agree and secure the budgetary contributions, as amended, sought to fund the cost of running the Board and delivering its workplan in 2019/20;


2)            Note the proposed workplan outlined in the Five Year Strategic Priorities and Project paper and agree that a detailed workplan should be presented at the next Board meeting in July alongside the investment pipeline of projects;


3)            Note that Brighton & Hove City Council shall continue to act as Lead Authority for the Board in 2019/20;


4)            Agree the process set out at sections 3.16 to 3.18 by which the Chair of the Board shall be nominated for 2019/20;


5)            Note the date by which the Lead Authority must be notified of all named substitutes and instruct any necessary actions within their respective organisations;


6)            Note the date by which the Lead Authority must be notified of all nominations to the Greater Brighton Call-In Panel and instruct any necessary actions within their respective organisations;


7)            Note that the Annual Report will be drafted for presentation to the Board at its first meeting in the new municipal year;


8)            Agree to the proposed changes to the Boards Heads of Terms as outlined in 3.9


9)            Note the proposal under agenda item 6 that Arun District Council is formally invited to become a constituent member of the Greater Brighton Economic Joint Committee (GBEJC), subject to the agreement and formal ratification from the Board’s member organisations and note this would result in further changes to the Heads of Terms.


10)         Agree to extend the contracts of the Greater Brighton Support Team (1 FTE Business Manager, 0.5 FTE Business Manager and 0.5 FTE Programme Support Officer) by 3 years, as they are due to expire in May 2020, and agree to increase the hours of the 0.5 FTE Business Manager to 0.65 FTC to deliver the workplan and further development of the Five Year Plan.


11)         Agree to extend the current communications contract with the Adur & Worthing Communications Team by another year with an update on the first year’s activities provided at the July 2019 Board Meeting.

Report author: Clare Mulholland

Publication date: 26/03/2019

Date of decision: 26/03/2019

Decided at meeting: 26/03/2019 - Greater Brighton Economic Board

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