Finance & Governance Committee Meeting

MINUTES Finance & Governance Committee 21 11 2023

In attendance:

Cllr Dawn Clark

Cllr Steve Hogben

Cllr Toni Mortimer

Cllr Kevin Murray

Cllr Jill Rhodes

Cllr John Rhodes

Cllr Dennis Straine-Francis


1 To receive apologies for absence
  Cllr Jamie Messent
2    To note declarations of Members’ interests
  Cllr Murray declared a non-pecuniary interest in agenda item 8 as a member of the Crewe Heritage Trust
3 To confirm and sign the Minutes of the Finance and Governance Committee meeting held on 12th September 2023
  RESOLVED: That the minutes are approved as a true record of the meeting
4 Public Participation
  A period not exceeding 15 minutes for members of the public to ask questions or submit comments in relation to the published agenda items.


5 To review the year to date financial position for Crewe Town Council


6 To Consider and approve payments to date for recommendation to council between 01/09/2023 and 31/10/2023 To the value of £123,487.31

RESOLVED: That the payments are approved and recommended to council

7 To review the following Governance Documents as part of the Annual Governance Review Process:-

7.1  Bring Your Own device (BYOD) Policy

7.2 Child Protection & Vulnerable Persons Safeguarding Policy

7.3 Customer Care Policy & Complaints Code

7.4 Crewe Friendship & Twinning Policy

7.5 General Privacy Notice

RESOLVED: That the policies are reviewed and that those amended are recommended to council for approval

8 To note the UKSPF grants update

i.                        i. That the spend associated with the funding is recommended to council for approval

ii. That the need to defray payment prior to applying for the funding draw down is noted.

ii.                        iii. That, should any additional funding associated with the projects be made available, it is recommended to council that it is accepted and delivered as per the submitted associated project profile

9 To review the current committee structure

RESOLVED: That a draft structure is agreed for broader engagement with members and officers

10 To review the budget setting update for financial year 2024/25 and make recommendation to council for adoption
  RESOLVED: That the draft budget (v9) for 2024/25, having followed the budget setting process, is recommended to council for approval of the associate precept requirement
11 To note the proposed date of the next meeting Tuesday 16th January 2024 at 6pm.

Meeting closed at 6.57pm

Chair Cllr Jill Rhodes

Clerk P Turner


Meeting documents

Finance and Governance Committee Meeting pack 21 11 23

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