MINUTES OF A MEETING OF CHOPPINGTON PARISH COUNCIL FINANCE COMMITTEE HELD ON WEDNESDAY 13 OCTOBER IN THE PARISH COUNCIL OFFICES
Cllr H Allsopp
Cllr K Grimes
Cllr A Hart
Cllr G Huntley
Cllr J Rowell
Cllr P S Vaughan
Mrs A Brindley Parish Clerk/Responsible Finance Officer, Mr D L Nicholson Deputy Parish Clerk, Mr D Iley Finance Officer
AGENDA PART 1
F008/21 1. APOLOGIES FOR ABSENCE.
The following apologies were received: Cllr J Foster and Cllr L Watson (funeral) and Cllr A Iley (dental appointment). The meeting agreed that these were proper reasons for absence.
F009/21 2. MEMBERS DECLARATION OF DISCLOSABLE PECUNIARY AND OTHER REGISTERABLE INTEREST(S).
No declarations were made.
F010/21 3. Public Questions.
There were no questions from the public
F011/21 4. TO RECEIVE AND AGREE AS A TRUE RECORD THE MINUTES OF THE MEETING OF THE 21ST JULY 2021
The minutes were received, accepted as a true record with authority given to the Chairman to sign as such.
F012/21 5. MATTERS ARISING
There were no matters arising from the minutes.
F013/21 6. TO AGREE TERMS OF REFERENCE
The meeting agreed the terms of reference with an amendment to point 4 to read ‘…unless an extraordinary meeting is required’
F014/21 7. FINANCIAL PERFORMANCE TO THE END OF THE FINANCIAL QUARTER.
The Parish Clerk reported on expenditure and income undertaken during the period to the End of September. The PC/RFO had provided explanations for variances. The variance against the budget heading Community Services will be corrected to read £10654
RESOLVED: Members thanked the officers for their report and resolved that no additional actions were required.
FO15/21. 8. REPORT FROM THE PC/RFO:
Festive lighting: Details of the quotation for the one off cost had been circulated to members and had now has been placed with Northumberland County Council.
Internal Auditor: The Parish Council has been fortunate to secure Gillian Turner as our Internal Auditor, she served as the Parish Clerk to Morpeth Town Council until her retirement and brings a wealth of experience to this position.
RESOLVED: Members noted the placing of the order and agreed the appointment of Gillian Turner as the Internal Auditor to be approved at the next Parish Council meeting.
AGENDA – PART 2.
FO16/21. GRANTS – request from Scotland Gate over 60’s Club
The Parish Clerk advised Members that the additional information requested to support this grant request has yet to be received and is therefore unable to be determined in this meeting
RESOLVED: To defer until the full information is received.
There being no further business the meeting closed at 10.00am
Signed by the Chairman: ……………………………………………. Date: …………………..