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Apppointment of Chairperson
It was agreed that Cllr J. Hurley be Chairperson of the meeting.
The Chair welcomed everyone to the meeting.
Declarations of interest
No declarations of interest were received.
Public Question Time
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There were no questions received.
That the following Local Authority Governor Appointments/Removals, as detailed below be approved.
LA Governor Representatives
A late application was submitted under urgent items with permission of the Chair.
Gnoll Primary School, appointment of Cllr. Dan Thomas and the removal of Mrs Lesley Matthews with immediate effect.
Members were provided with an overview to each vacancy and a brief background to each applicant.
To appoint LA Governor Representatives to existing vacancies and vacancies that will arise up to and including the end of the Summer Term 2022/2023.
Abbey Primary School
Appointment of Cllr. Mike Harvey as of 1st September 2023.
Blaenhonddan Primary School
Appointment of Mr. Paul Gwilliam with immediate effect.
Central Primary School
Appointment of Mr. Mike Thomas, as of 1st September 2023.
Appointment of Mrs. Suzanne Amos, as of 1st September 2023.
Crymlyn Primary School
Appointment of Mr. Howard Davies, as of 1st September 2023. A typo error has been noted from the report, which states Jones as opposed to Davies.
Appointment of Mrs. Gemma Addis-Fuller, with immediate effect.
St. Joseph’s Catholic Junior School
Appointment of Mrs. Jessica O’Callaghan, with immediate effect.
Appointment of Cllr. Alan Lockyer, as of 1st September 2023.
Appointment of Mr. David Trefor Jones, with immediate effect.
Appointment of Mrs. Nia Cole-Jones, with immediate effect.
Appointment of Mrs. Laura Hutchings with immediate effect.
Appointment of Mrs. Claire Abraham, with immediate effect.
Members were in agreement to put Mrs. Lianne James forward for a Community Governor post.
YGG Tyle’r Ynn
Appointment of Cllr. Helen Ceri Clarke, as of 1st September 2023.
Ysgol Bae Baglan
Appointment of Mr. Roger Williams, with mmediate effect.
Ysgol Maes Y Coed
Appointment of Cllr. Nia Jenkins, with immediate effect.
Members were in agreement to defer the following vacancies due to no applications being received to date.
Abbey Primary School x 1 vacancy
Baglan Primary School x 1 vacancy
Coedffranc Primary School x 1 vacancy
Creunant Primary School x 1 vacancy
Cwmnedd Primary School x 1 vacancy
Eastern Primary School x 1 vacancy
Tonnau Primary School x 2 vacancies
YGG Blaendulais x 1 vacancy
YGG Pontardawe x 1 vacancy
Any urgent items (whether public or exempt) at the discretion of the Chairperson pursuant to Statutory Instrument 2001 No. 2290 (as amended).
The Chair had been informed there was a late application received from Cllr. Dan Thomas. With the Chairs permission the application was accepted.
To Appoint Cllr. Dan Thomas as governor of Gnoll Primary School from 1st September 2023, with the removal of Mrs. Lesley Matthews.