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Management & Finance Committee
December 15, 2020 @ 19:00
Agenda and meeting papers can be accessed in the PDF pack above.
MINUTES of a REMOTE Meeting of the Management and Finance Committee held on Tuesday 15 December 2020 at 7:00pm
Councillor Matthew Boles (Chairman)
Councillor David Dobbie
Councillor Paul Key
Councillor Keith Panter – arrived at 7.26pm
Councillor Denise Schofield
Tom Clay Town Clerk
Rachel Allbones Deputy Clerk & RFO
Sean Alcock Operations Manager
1. TO RECEIVE APOLOGIES FOR ABSENCE
Councillor Harry Clarke
Councillor Tim Davies
2. TO RECEIVE MEMBERS’ DECLARATIONS OF INTEREST IN ACCORDANCE WITH THE LOCALISM ACT 2011 AND TO RECEIVE ANY APPLICATIONS FOR DISPENSATION
Councillor Key declared a personal interest in agenda item 7 as a Lincolnshire County Councillor.
3. MINUTES FROM THE PREVIOUS MEETING (Paper A)
Minutes of the meeting of Management and Finance Committee held Tuesday 17 November 2020
RESOLVED that the minutes of the Management and Finance Committee meeting held on Tuesday 17 November 2020 be confirmed and signed as a correct record.
Note: Councillor Schofield abstained from voting on the above resolution.
4. FINANCIAL REPORTS (Papers B, C & D)
Committee received and considered the following reports:
i. Unpaid Expenditure Transactions for 10 December 2020
ii. Cashbook Summary (including due and unpaid transactions) for 10 December 2020
iii. Budget Comparison Report (including due and unpaid transactions) for 10 December 2020
RESOLVED that Members accept and approve the following reports: –
- Unpaid Expenditure Transactions for 10 December 2020
- Cashbook Summary (including due and unpaid transactions) for 10 December 2020
- Budget Comparison Report (including due and unpaid transactions) for 10 December 2020
- A report on Marshalls Pavilion utility costs be brought to a future meeting.
5. MONTHLY BANK RECONCILIATIONS (Paper E)
Committee considered sign off of the monthly bank reconciliation for the month of November 2020 as per the paragraph 2.2 in Financial Regulations.
RESOLVED to accept and sign off the Bank Reconciliation for 30 November 2020.
6. 2021/2022 BUDGET (Papers F&G)
Note: Councillor Panter arrived at the meeting at 7.26pm
Members considered budget requirements for 2021/22 and consider and a draft budget estimate and precept level.
RESOLVED to agree the proposed 2021 / 2022 fees and charges.
RESOLVED to make the following amendments to the proposed 2021 / 2022 budget: –
|Code||Increase by||Decrease by|
|2030/8||Administration, Democratic & Civic||Election Costs||£7,000|
|8030/4||Allotments, Showfield||Wall Maintenance||£4,000|
|7000||Play Areas||Play Equipment Maintenance||£2,000|
|10050||Events||Local Town Events||£1,000|
|11050||Christmas Lights||New Decorations||£4,000|
RESOLVED TO RECOMMEND TO FULL COUNCIL to agree the proposed budget and an increase 3% precept level for 2021 / 2022.
7. PARISH AGREEMENT HIGHWAY VERGE CUTTING SCHEME 2021-22 (Paper H)
Committee considered the request from LCC to join the Parish Agreement scheme for 2021-22.
RESOLVED to accept the request from LCC to join the Parish Agreement scheme for 2021-22.
Note: Councillor Dobbie abstained from voting on the above resolution.
Meeting concluded at 7.57pm