Committee details

Appointments and Conditions of Service Committee

Purpose of committee

The Appointments and Conditions of Service Committee (ACOS) meets to determine local terms and conditions of Council employees and procedures for disciplinary action and dismissal.  It undertakes the appointment process for the Chief Executive, Deputy Chief Executive and Corporate Directors and is required to approve proposals for significant restructuring of the Council’s management structure.  Staffing management and individual staffing decisions are the responsibility of Council officers.


The Committee is made up of 8 councillors appointed to reflect the political balance of the Council, with one seat reserved for the relevant Portfolio Holder in matters regarding the appointment of the Chief Executive or a Corporate Director.


Meetings are open to the public.


Contact information

Support officer: Jane Garrard.

Phone: 0115 8764315