Finance Committee

Mon 25th Nov 2019, 7:00pm

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

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Dates

Mon 25th Nov 2019, 7:00pm

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Agendas

Macclesfield Town Council

Finance Committee Agenda 25th November 2019

Agenda for the meeting on 25th November 2019 at 7.00pm at Macclesfield Town Hall.

1. Apologies for Absence

2. Declarations of Interest


The meeting will be adjourned to allow for public comments and questions.

The meeting will then be reconvened.


3. Minutes of the Meeting of the Finance Committee on 16th September 2019

Action: To consider the minutes of the previous meeting

4. Matters Arising From the Minutes

5. Grant Applications

5.1 Hope Centre – Community Listening Service – £250

5.2 WHAM – Winter Night Shelter – £1,883

Action: To consider the submitted grant applications

6. Grant Updates

6.1 East Cheshire Hospice

6.2 Moss Rose Scouts

Action: To receive the grant updates

7. Spend to Date

Action: To consider and approve the payment schedule

8. 2020/21 Budget Setting

Action: To approve a draft budget for recommendation to Council for adoption

9. Member Items

None

10. Date, Time and Place of Next Meeting

The date of the next meeting of the Finance Committee is 7pm, 20th January 2020 at Macclesfield Town Hall

Minutes

Macclesfield Town Council

Finance Committee Minutes 25th November 2019

Minutes for the meeting on 25th November 2019 at 7.00pm at Macclesfield Town Hall.

In attendance:

  • Cllr Liz Braithwaite
  • Cllr Alift Harewood MBE
  • Cllr Lloyd Roberts
  • Cllr Neil Puttick
  • Cllr Chris Wilcock

Also in attendance was Cllr Janet Jackson MBE

1. Apologies for Absence

Cllr Fiona Wilson

2. Declarations of Interest

Cllr Wilcock expressed a non-pecuniary interest in agenda item 5.2 as a volunteer for the organisation.


There were no members of the public present


3. Minutes of the Meeting of the Finance Committee on 16th September 2019

RESOLVED: That the minutes are approved as a true record of the meeting

4. Matters Arising From the Minutes

That the committee awaits details of the schools engaged with the Crucial Crew project previously awarded a grant by this committee.

5. Grant Applications

5.1 Hope Centre – Community Listening Service – £250

RESOLVED: That the grant application is approved

5.2 Wham – Winter Night Shelter – £1,883

RESOLVED:

  1. That the grant application is approved
  2. That the project is awarded £2,000 per year from financial year 2020/21 to be drawn from the Community Delivery budget line until further notice and subject to review

6. Grant Updates

6.1 East Cheshire Hospice

6.2 Moss Rose Scouts

The updates were noted

7. Spend to Date

RESOLVED: That the spend of £61,841.27 is recommended to Council for approval

8. 2020/21 Budget Setting

RESOLVED: That the draft 2020/21 budget as circulated (version 8) is recommended to Council for approval and adoption.

9. Member Items

None

10. Date, Time and Place of Next Meeting

The date of the next meeting of the Finance Committee is 7pm, 20th January 2020 at Macclesfield Town Hall

Meeting closed at 7.39pm

Chair Cllr Neil Puttick

Clerk Pete Turner

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