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Finance Committee

Mon 27th Apr 2020, 7:00pm

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

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Mon 27th Apr 2020, 7:00pm

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Macclesfield Town Council

Finance Committee Agenda 27th April 2020

Due to the Coronavirus Covid-19 restrictions and in line with the Local Authorities and Police and Crime Panels (Coronavirus) (Flexibility of Local Authority and Police and Crime Panel Meetings) (England and Wales) Regulations 2020 this meeting will be held remotely, broadcast on youtube.com and can be viewed on the Macclesfield Town Council youtube.com channel.

Agenda for the meeting on 27th April 2020 at 7.00pm

1. Apologies for Absence

2. Declarations of Interest


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

The meeting will then be reconvened.

NOTE:

If you would like to speak during public session, please email clerk@macclesfield-tc.gov.uk by 12 noon on Friday 24/4/20. 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 clerk@macclesfield-tc.gov.uk by 12 noon on Friday 24/4/20.


3. Minutes of the Meeting of the Finance Committee on 9th March 2020

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

4. Matters Arising From the Minutes

None

5. Grant Applications

5.1 St Albans Pre-School – Capital Build Project – £2,000

5.2 East Cheshire NHS Trust (ECHo) – Patient Minibus – £2,000

5.3 RoeNaissance – Event Equipment – £250

5.4 Northern Chamber Orchestra – Event Venue Hire – £2,000

5.5 Sparkallot – Allotment Site Improvements – £876.35

6. Grant Updates

6.1 WHAM Night Shelter

6.2 SUSO

7. Audit

7.1 Draft Annual Governance & Accountability Return

7.2 Interim Internal Audit

7.3 End of Year Figures

7.4 Spend to Date

To approve the spend of £203,206.68

8. Member Items

None

9. Date, Time and Place of Next Meeting

The date of the next meeting of the Finance Committee is 7pm, 8th June 2020 format/venue to be confirmed subject to C-19 restrictions and related regulations

Minutes

Macclesfield Town Council

Finance Committee Minutes 27th April 2020

Due to the Coronavirus Covid-19 restrictions and in line with the Local Authorities and Police and Crime Panels (Coronavirus) (Flexibility of Local Authority and Police and Crime Panel Meetings) (England and Wales) Regulations 2020 this meeting will be held remotely, broadcast on youtube.com and can be viewed on the Macclesfield Town Council youtube.com channel.

Minutes for the meeting on 27th April 2020 at 7.00pm

In attendance:

  • Cllr Alift Harewood MBE
  • Cllr Neil Puttick
  • Cllr Chris Wilcock
  • Cllr Lloyd Roberts
  • Cllr Fiona Wilson

Cllr Edwardes joined the meeting as an observer

1. Apologies for Absence

None

2. Declarations of Interest

Cllr Wilcock – declared a non-pecuniary interest in agenda item 5.1 and abstained from the decision


There were no public participation requests.


3. Minutes of the Meeting of the Finance Committee on 9th March 2020

REOLVED: That the minutes are approved a s a true record of the meeting

4. Matters Arising From the Minutes

None

5. Grant Applications

5.1 St Albans Pre-School – Capital Build Project – £2,000

RESOLVED: That the grant is approved

5.2 East Cheshire NHS Trust (ECHo) – Patient Minibus – £2,000

RESOLVED: That the applicant is asked to resubmit the application with the previously requested information when available

5.3 RoeNaissance – Event Equipment – £250

RESOLVED: That the grant is approved

5.4 Northern Chamber Orchestra – Event Venue Hire – £2,000

RESOLVED: That the application is deferred, seeking further evidence of of broader outreach to all local schools (including a list of schools contacted and outcome) and details of additional sponsorship sought and secured.

5.5 Sparkallot – Allotment Site Improvements – £876.35

RESOLVED: That the grant is approved

6. Grant Updates

6.1 WHAM Night Shelter

The update was received with thanks

7. Audit

7.1 Draft Annual Governance & Accountability Return

RESOLVED: The 2019/20 AGAR is approved for recommendation to council

7.2 Internal Audit

RESOLVED: The 2019/20 Internal Audit is approved for recommendation to council

7.3 End of Year Figures

RESOLVED: The 2019/20 end of year figures are approved for recommendation to council

7.4 Spend to Date

RESOLVED: The spend of £203,206.68 to 31/03/2020 is approved for recommendation to council

8. Member Items

None

9. Date, Time and Place of Next Meeting

The date of the next meeting of the Finance Committee is 7pm, 8th June 2020 format/venue to be confirmed subject to C-19 restrictions and related regulations

Meeting closed at 7:56pm

Chair Cllr Neil Puttick

Clerk Pete Turner

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