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Finance Committee

Mon 22nd Nov 2021, 7:00pm

Oversees the council’s budget and spend and makes decisions on grant applications.

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Mon 22nd Nov 2021, 7:00pm

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Macclesfield Town Council Notice of Meeting


12th November 2021


To Chair Neil Puttick and Councillors Sarah Bennett-Wake, Alift Harewood-Jones, Mike Hutchison, Chris Wilcock, Fiona Wilson.


You are hereby summoned to attend a meeting of

Macclesfield Town Council’s Finance Committee meeting to be held at

Macclesfield Town Hall


22nd November 2021

commencing at 7pm,

for the purpose of transacting the business shown on the attached agenda.


With thanks,

Town Clerk Signature

Laura Smith
Town Clerk


Agenda of the meeting to be held on the 22nd November 2021 at 7pm at Macclesfield Town Hall.

Consideration of the implications relating to Covid-19 transmission will be taken across all items on this agenda. If you would like to attend the meeting please contact the Town Clerk, as due to Covid -19 restrictions there are a limited number of public spaces.

1       Apologies for Absence

To receive apologies for absence.

2       Declarations of Interest

To receive declarations of interests from members relevant to items under discussion at the meeting.

Public Questions

The meeting will be adjourned to invite comments and questions from the public.

The meeting will then be reconvened.


If you would like to speak during public session or attend the meeting in person, please email  by 5pm Thursday 18th November 2021. Every practicable effort will be made to try and arrange your inclusion.

If you would like to submit a written statement, please submit your statement for inclusion and circulation to the committee to by 5pm Thursday 18th November 2021.

3       Minutes of the Finance Committee Meeting held on 5th September 2021

Action: To approve the minutes.

 4       Updates from the Minutes

4.1      Update on Home start Grant

To note the updated report.

4.2      Cheshire Wildlife Trust Update

Action: To consider the proposal for the underspend for the grant awarded.

5       Grant Applications

5.1      The Fermain Club

Action: To consider the grant application for £2,000.

5.2      Friends for Leisure

Action: To consider the grant application for £1,380.

5.3      Hurdsfield Phoenix

Action: To consider the grant application for £1,000.

5.4      Pack Horse Bowling Club

Action: To consider the grant application for £2,000.

Total Request: £6,380

Budgeted amount left: £16,558

6       Grants Review Update

Action: To consider involving the Rangers with grant applications for gardening/growing projects.

7       Grant Updates Report

To receive and note the report.

8       Ward Budget Applications and Updates

8.1      East Ward Applications x 2

8.2      Tytherington Application x 1

8.3      Hurdsfield Application x 1

8.4      Broken Cross and Upton Application x 3

Action: To consider the above applications.

9       Finances

9.1      Spend to Date

Action: To approve the spend to date (end of OCT 21) of £446,551 for recommendation to Full Council on 6th December 2021.

9.2      Reports

Action: To note the following reports:

  • Receipts and Payments
  • Bank Reconciliation
  • Income and Expenditure

10   Budget 2022/23

Action: To consider the attached budget for 2022/23 for approval at Full Council 6th December 2021.

11   Member Items

There are no Member Items.

12   Correspondence

There is no correspondence.

13   Date/Time and Place of Next Meeting

The next meeting of the Finance Committee will be held at 7pm on 7th March 2022, at a location and format to be confirmed subject to relevant current Covid-19 guidance.



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