MINUTES OF A MEETING OF CHOPPINGTON PARISH COUNCIL FINANCE COMMITTEE HELD ON WEDNESDAY 20 JULY 2022 IN THE PARISH COUNCIL OFFICES
Cllr H Allsopp
Cllr A Iley
Cllr G Huntley
Cllr J Rowell (Chair)
Cllr P S Vaughan
Cllr L Watson
Mrs A Brindley Parish Clerk/Responsible Finance Officer, Mr D L Nicholson Deputy Parish Clerk, Mr D Iley Finance Officer
AGENDA PART 1
F001/22 1. APOLOGIES FOR ABSENCE.
The following apologies were received: Cllr K Grimes (family commitment), Cllr J Foster (prior appointment). The meeting agreed that these were proper reasons for absence.
F002/22 2. MEMBERS DECLARATION OF DISCLOSABLE PECUNIARY AND OTHER REGISTERABLE INTEREST(S).
No declarations were made.
F003/22 3. Public Questions.
There were no questions from the public
F004/22 4. ELECTION OF CHAIRMAN TO SERVE FOR THE COUNCIL YEAR
Cllr J Rowell was duly moved, seconded, and elected to serve as Chairman of the Finance Committee for the ensuing year.
F005/22 5. ELECTION OF VICE-CHAIRMAN TO SERVE FOR THE COUNCIL
Cllr H Allsopp was duly moved, seconded and elected to serve as Vice-Chairman of the Finance Committee for the ensuing year.
F006/22 6. MINUTES OF THE FINANCE MEETING OF 13 OCTOBER 2021
Members noted that the minutes had been reported directly to the Parish Council, and agreed them as a true record.
F007/22 7. MATTERS ARISING
There were no matters arising.
F008/22 8. TERMS OF REFERENCE
Members agreed the terms of reference with the addition of the wording ‘subject to legislation’ to paragraph 4.
F009/22 9. FINANCIAL PERFORMANCE TO THE END OF THE FINANCIAL
The Parish Clerk reported on expenditure and income undertaken during the first financial quarter. Officers were meeting with NCC to finalise the charges for local services.
RESOLVED: Members thanked the officers for their report and resolved that no additional actions were required.
F010/22 10. PHOTOCOPIER SUPPLIER.
In consideration of the special and confidential nature of the business, Members considered that this item should be considered in Agenda part 2.
AGENDA – PART 2.
Members considered under Standing Order 3, that in view of the special and confidential nature of the business to be transacted, it was advisable in the public interest that the press and public be excluded and asked to withdraw.
F011/22 11. PHOTOCOPIER SUPPLIER
Members considered quotations submitted by photocopier suppliers. They agreed that companies provided an equally good level of service, and quality product, and therefore agreed to approve company B based on price.
There being no further business the meeting closed at 10.15am
Signed by the Chairman: ……………………………………………. Date: …………………..