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Extraordinary Finance and Strategy Committee – 25.11.2021
November 25, 2021 @ 19:00 - 21:00
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
Belina Boyer Town Clerk
Rachel Allbones Deputy Clerk & Responsible Finance Officer
1. TO RECEIVE APOLOGIES FOR ABSENCE
Councillor Matthew Boles – ex-officio
2. DECLARATIONS OF INTEREST
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.