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Welcome and Apologies
Mr Patel MBE, Chair, ASGB welcomed guests and members to the meeting and thanked them for attending.
Governance Update – Craig Felton, Director Governance SIPS
Mr Felton advised members of the following:
Admissions, Hard to Place, Appeals, School Places – Paul Hayward and Donna Williams
Members had been given a copy of the presentation (Appendix 1) on arrival.
Mr Hayward and Ms. Williams took members through it, adding further comments/ information and answering questions. These have been added to the presentation clearly marked ‘ASGB Notes’.
(Please contact the support officer if you would like a copy of the annotated presentation)
Minutes and Matters Arising from the AGM meeting held 28th June 2017
Minutes of the meeting held 28th June 2017 were available at the meeting. It was
Resolved that the minutes of the AGM held 28th June 2017 be accepted as a true and accurate record of the meeting and be signed as such, by the Chair.
36/17: The clerk confirmed that the attendance criteria referred to at the AGM had been received from Mr Ward and circulated to members. Members observed that the LA appeared to be ‘cracking down’ on poor attendance.
There was a short discussion in which members shared their views, agreeing that a lack of flexibility made it very difficult but that it was the duty of governors to emphasise the importance of attendance.
Minutes and Matters Arising from the Executive only Meeting held 13th September 2017
Draft minutes had been made available, for information, to all members at the start of the meeting.
The minutes were agreed by Executive members and it was
Resolved that the minutes of the Executive meeting held on 13th September 2017 be agreed and signed as such, by the Chair.
Any Additional Items:
Next Meeting: Next scheduled meeting 13th December but a budget consultation meeting will now take place on 8th November.