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Extraordinary Finance and Strategy Committee – 25.11.2021

November 25, 2021 @ 19:00 - 21:00

AGENDA - Finance and Strategy Committee - Thursday 25 November 2021 - PUBLIC

Agenda & meeting papers can be accessed in the PDF pack above.

MINUTES of an extraordinary Meeting of the Finance & Strategy Committee held in the Meeting Room, Richmond House, Richmond Park, Gainsborough on Thursday 25 November 2021 at 7.00pm.


Councillor Tim Davies (Chair)

Councillor Paul Key

Councillor James Plastow

Councillor Denise Schofield

Councillor Baptiste Velan

In Attendance:

Belina Boyer                           Town Clerk

Rachel Allbones                      Deputy Clerk & Responsible Finance Officer


Councillor Matthew Boles – ex-officio


None declared.

3. 2022 / 2023 BUDGET (Paper A)

Committee considered the draft proposed budget for 2022/23 and considered the precept estimate for submission to WLDC.

Following an in-depth discussion of the proposed draft, two proposals were made and put to the vote:

Councillor Schofield proposed a submission based on a 5% increase on the 2021/22 overall budget, seconded by Councillor Velan.

Councillor Key propose a submission based on a 4% increase on the overall 2021/22 budget, seconded by Councillor Davies.

Councillor Schofield’s proposal saw 3 votes in favour and 2 votes against, so it was

RESOLVED that an estimate precept submission based on a 5% increase on the 2021/22 budget be made to WLDC. Thus the estimate precept request would be £554,358.


November 25, 2021
19:00 - 21:00
Event Category:


Richmond House
Richmond House, Richmond Park
GAINSBOROUGH, Lincolnshire DN21 2RJ United Kingdom