Minutes of Proceedings
Date: Wednesday, 19 March 2014
Venue: Room 106, Parliament Buildings
The meeting commenced at 5.00pm
1. The Clerk/Chief Executive opened the meeting and advised that the Speaker was unable to act as Chair for the meeting due to the exigencies of Plenary duties during Group 6 amendments to the Local Government Bill. He invited nominations for another Member of the Commission to act as Chair for the meeting. Mr Weir was nominated. There were no further nominations and Mr Weir agreed to act as Chair for the meeting.
2. An apology was received from The Speaker.
3. DECLARATIONS OF INTEREST
The acting Chair sought any declarations of interest from the Commission in relation to the items of business being discussed. No Member declared an interest.
4. ROOF PROJECT
The Director of Facilities and the Head of Building Services spoke to the paper before the Commission. The procurement project had been concluded and the outcome was before the Commission with a recommendation to award the contract to Tracy Brothers.
After discussion, the Commission gave approval to appoint the recommended contractor. The Director of Facilities confirmed that the Commission, Party Whips and building users would continue to be kept informed of progress throughout the work.
7. EMPLOYERS AND PUBLIC LIABILITY INSURANCE
It was agreed to defer discussion on the matter to the next meeting. The Director of Corporate Services agreed to circulate previous papers on the issue to Members.
8. DATE OF NEXT MEETING
The next meeting will be on Wednesday, 2 April 2014 at 2.00pm in Room 106.
The meeting concluded at 5.19pm
Head of the Commission and Corporate Support Unit