Finance and Governance Committee

Finance and Governance Committee

Minutes of the Meeting held on Tuesday 8th June 2021

FG21/1/01 Present:-
Councillors Emma Angier, Tess Buckley, Tom Dunlop, Jamie Messent, Jill Rhodes and Dennis Straine-Francis

FG21/1/02 To elect a Chair of the Finance and Governance Committee

It was resolved that Councillor Jill Rhodes be elected as Chair

FG21/1/03 To elect a Vice-Chair of the Finance and Governance Committee

It was resolved that Councillor Tess Buckley

FG21/1/04 To receive apologies for absence

Apologies were received from Councillor Joe Cosby and John Rhodes

FG21/1/05 To note declarations of Members’ interests

No declarations of Members’ interests were made

FG21/1/06 Public Participation

There were no comments or questions from the public

FG21/1/07 To confirm and sign the Minutes of the Finance and Governance Committee meeting held on Tuesday 27th April 2021

It was resolved to approve the Minutes of the Meeting

FG21/1/08 To note the Terms of Reference for the Finance and Governance Committee

The Terms of Reference were noted

FG21/1/09 To review the year to date financial position for Crewe Town Council

The year to date financial position was noted

FG21/1/10 To consider matters related to items held in storage
(Standing item until available to be addressed following removal of COVID-19 restrictions and guidance)

FG21/1/11 To review the following Governance Documents as part of the Annual Governance Review Process:-

i. Allotments Policy
ii. Standing Orders for Contracts
iii. Community and Social Policy
iv. Cookie Policy

The Governance Documents were approved and it was resolved to recommend that the amendments to the Standing Orders for Contracts be approved for adoption

FG21/1/12 To consider matters related to progressing the aims of the Council to develop projects ready for funding applications

It was resolved to recommend to Council that £15,000 be allocated from the General Reserve to look at projects which might be viable to move forward

Members discussed this matter at length and the Town Clerk was asked to collate further information can be brought back to a future meeting of the Finance and Governance Committee

FG21/1/13 To consider the budget setting process as it relates to the Finance and Governance Committee for the financial year 2022 / 2023

The budget setting process was noted

FG21/1/14 To note the date of the next meeting of the Finance and Governance Committee as Tuesday 14th September 2021

The date of the next meeting was noted

The meeting closed at 7.36pm

Date

Jun 08 2021
Expired!

Time

7:00 pm - 9:00 pm

Meeting documents

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