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Finance and Strategy Committee – 18.08.2021
August 18, 2021 @ 19:00 - 21:00
Agenda & meeting papers can be accessed in the PDF pack above.
MINUTES of a Meeting of the Finance and Strategy Committee held in the Function Room, Marshalls Sports Ground, Middlefield Lane, Gainsborough on Wednesday 18 August 2021 at 7.00pm
Councillor Tim Davies (Chairman)
Councillor Richard Craig – ex officio
Councillor David Dobbie
Councillor Paul Key
Councillor Denise Schofield
Rachel Allbones Deputy Clerk & RFO
1. TO RECEIVE APOLOGIES FOR ABSENCE
Councillor Chris Lambie
Councillor James Plastow
Councillor Baptiste Velan
2. TO RECEIVE MEMBERS’ DECLARATIONS OF INTEREST IN ACCORDANCE WITH THE LOCALISM ACT 2011 AND TO RECEIVE ANY APPLICATIONS FOR DISPENSATION
3. MINUTES FROM THE PREVIOUS MEETING (Paper A)
i. Minutes of the meeting of Finance and Strategy Committee held Wednesday 21 July 2021
Members noted the email sent on 23 July stating the Health and Safety Policy amendments would need approving by the Personnel Committee as it forms part of the Staff Handbook.
RESOLVED that the minutes of the Finance and Strategy Committee meeting held on Wednesday 21 July 2021 be confirmed and signed as a correct record.
Note: Councillor Schofield abstained from the above resolution.
4. FINANCIAL REPORTS (Papers B, C & D)
Committee received and considered the following reports:
i. Unpaid Expenditure Transactions for 13 August 2021
ii. Cashbook Summary (including due and unpaid transactions) for 13 August 2021
iii. Budget Comparison Report (including due and unpaid transactions) for 13 August 2021
RESOLVED that Members accept and approve the following reports: –
- Unpaid Expenditure Transactions for 13 August 2021
- Cashbook Summary (including due and unpaid transactions) for 13 August 2021
- Budget Comparison Report (including due and unpaid transactions) for 13 August 2021
5. MONTHLY BANK RECONCILIATIONS (Papers E)
Committee considered sign off of the monthly bank reconciliations for the months of for 31 July 2021 as per the paragraph 2.2 in Financial Regulations.
RESOLVED to accept and sign off the Bank Reconciliation for 31 July 2021.
6. INTERNAL AUDIT (Paper F)
Committee considered arrangements for 2021/22 internal audit, and considered the quotation received from Lincolnshire Assurance.
Members noted the 2020/21 audit invoice wasn’t raised until 28 May 2021, so has come out of the 2021/22 budget.
RESOLVED to accept the quotation from Lincolnshire County Council of £1,963 for internal audit services for 2021/22 and RECOMMEND TO FULL COUNCIL to increase the 2021/22 internal audit budget by £1,924 from general reserves.
Meeting concluded at 7.18pm