A meeting of the Finance Committee will be held on 27th April at 6:30pm .
The meeting will be conducted via Zoom and members of the public can join on the following link: (Open Zoom Meeting) The meeting will also be livestreamed to our Facebook page.
1 APOLOGIES FOR ABSENCE
To receive apologies for absence.
2 DECLARATIONS OF MEMBERS’ INTERESTS
To receive declarations of personal, prejudicial and pecuniary interests from members relevant to items under discussion at the meeting.
3 PUBLIC PARTICIPATION
A period of up to 15 minutes for members of the public to ask questions or submit comments.
4 CONFIRMATION OF PREVIOUS MINUTES
To receive and confirm the minutes of the committee meeting held on 19th January 2021.
Attachment – Minutes of the meeting held 19th January 2021.
5 YEAR TO DATE INCOME AND EXPENDITURE
To note the council’s summary income and expenditure year to date, to note the committee’s income and expenditure year to date and to note the mayoral fundraising income and expenditure year to date.
6 INTERIM INTERNAL AUDIT
To note the interim Internal Auditor’s report for the financial year 2020/21
Attachment – Interim Internal Audit Report.
7 COMMUNITY GRANT AWARDS
To consider the recommendations of the Small Grants working group for the first small grants round of the financial year.
8 COUNCIL INSURANCE POLICY
To consider the award of the council’s insurance policy
Attachment – Report F-20-05 Council Insurance Renewal
9 FINANCIAL IMPACT OF COVID PANDEMIC
To review the impact of the pandemic on the council’s finances.
Attachment – Report F-20-06 Financial Impact of COVID April 2021
10 INTERNAL AUDIT WORKING GROUP
To consider an update from the working group on the 2020/21 internal audit working group work and an outstanding recommendation from the 2019/20 work.
Attachment – Report F-20-07 Internal Audit working group update
11 QUESTIONS TO THE TOWN CLERK
An opportunity for members to raise questions relevant to the work of the committee to the Town Clerk
12 ACTIONS LOG
To note that no actions under the committee are outstanding.
13 DATE OF THE NEXT MEETING
To note that the next scheduled meeting will be held on 7th June at 7:30pm.
14 OUTSTANDING DEBTORS
To resolve to exclude the public and press on the grounds that publicity would be prejudicial to the public interest by reason of the confidential nature of the business to be transacted.
To review the council’s outstanding debtor report and consider if any additional action is necessary to purse debts.
Date of Notice – 20th April 2021