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Finance and Strategy Committee – 19.10.2021

October 19 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm



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

Council committee meetings will be held in the Ceremony Room at Richmond House, Richmond Park, Morton Terrace, Gainsborough.


Procedural items

1. Apologies for absence

Committee note apologies received.

2. Declarations of interest

Committee to receive any declarations of interest in accordance with the requirements of the Localism Act 2011, and to consider any applications for dispensations in relation to disclosable pecuniary interests or personal interests.

3. Minutes of the previous meeting

Committee to confirm as a correct record the minutes of the Finance and Strategy Committee meeting held on Tuesday 21 September 2021.

Committee to confirm as a correct record the minutes of the Finance and Strategy Committee meeting held on Friday 1 October 2021.

Committee business items

4. Financial Reports

Committee to receive and consider the following reports:

i. Unpaid Expenditure Transactions for 14 October 2021
ii. Cashbook Summary (including due and unpaid transactions) for 14 October 2021
iii. Budget Comparison Report (including due and unpaid transactions) for 14 October 2021

5. Monthly Bank Reconciliation

Committee to verify and sign off monthly bank reconciliation for 30 September 2021 as per the paragraph 2.2 in Financial Regulations.

6. Cricket Pitch Hire

Committee to consider request from Lea and Roses Cricket Club for a reduction in pitch fees due to lack of player availability and match cancellation

7. 2022 / 2023 Budget

Committee to consider budget requirements for 2022/23 and consider and agree budget estimate and precept level for WLDC.

The following specific budgetary areas are considered as part of the Committee’s remit:

  • Administration

8. Christmas Lights Switch on

Committee to discuss the event plans.

9. Exclusion of the press and public

Due to the confidential nature of the following, members may resolve to exclude the press and public from the meeting during consideration of the next two items in accordance with the Public Bodies (Admission to Meetings) Act 1960.

10. Richmond House Conservatory

Committee to consider emails received from WLDC & LCC and recommend future steps.

11. Love Lane allotment access and Love Lane and Middlefield Lane allotment rent review

Committee to consider email received from Thonock and Somerby Estates and instruct Officers on next steps.

12. Complaints

Committee to receive report from the Operations Manager of any complaints disposed of by direct action or any other complaints being dealt with by Officers or Members which require Member input.



October 19
7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Event Category:


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