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Finance and Strategy Committee

April 18, 2023 @ 19:00 - 21:00

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2023-04-18 Papers and Summons as sent FS

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

Committee meetings will be held in the Reading Room at Richmond House, Richmond Park, Morton Terrace, Gainsborough. Public and press are welcome to attend.

You are invited to attend a meeting of Finance and Strategy Committee which will be held on Tuesday 18th April 2023 commencing at 7pm in the meeting room, Richmond House, Richmond Park, Morton Terrace, Gainsborough.

Belina Boyer
Town Clerk

Agenda no Agenda item title Power/Regulation
FS23/131 To note apologies for absence. Local Government Act 1972, s85 (1) & Sch 12, p40.
FS23/132 To receive any declarations of interest in accordance with the requirements of the Localism Act 2011. Localism Act 2011, s31.
FS23/133 To consider any dispensation requests received by the Clerk in relation to personal and/or disclosable pecuniary interests, not previously recorded. Localism Act 2011, s33.
FS23/134 To receive the minutes of the previous Finance and Strategy Committee meeting(s) and resolve to sign these as a true record of the meeting(s).

Paper A Finance and Strategy Committee 21 March 2023

Local Government Act 1972, Sch 12, p41 (1). 
FS23/135 To receive and consider for approval the following financial reports:

Paper B Unpaid Expenditure Transactions for 13 April 2023

Paper C Cashbook Summary (including due and unpaid transactions) for 13 April 2023

Paper D Budget Comparison Report (including due and unpaid transactions) for 13 April 2023

Joint Panel on Accountability and Governance Practitioners Guide 2022.
FS23/136 To approve and resolve to sign the monthly bank reconciliation for 31 March 2023 per paragraph 2.2 of Financial Regulations.

Paper E

Joint Panel on Accountability and Governance Practitioners Guide 2022.
FS23/137 To consider end of year accounts for the 2022/23 financial year and recommend to Full council for approval, which consist of the following documents:

Paper F Consolidated Balance Sheet

Paper G Income and Expenditure Account Report

Paper H Income and Expenditure Account Analysis Report

Paper I Income and Expenditure by Budget Headings Report

Paper J Trial Balance


FS23/138 To note the achievement of the Foundation Award under the Local Council Award Scheme.

Paper K

FS23/139 To consider adopting a communications strategy.

Paper L

FS23/140 To receive an interim report to the extent that the requirements of the Local Council Awards Scheme have been met and consider what further action is required to obtain Quality Standard and whether this can be achieved  by the 05 May application deadline (FS23/081).

Paper M

FS23/141 To receive any items for notification to be included on a future agenda – for information only

·         Strategic Plan

FS23/142 To note the date and time of the next Finance and Strategy committee is scheduled for Tuesday 02 May 2023 at 7:00pm. Local Government Act 1972, Sch 12, p10 (2)(a)


April 18, 2023
19:00 - 21:00
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Richmond House
Richmond House, Richmond Park
GAINSBOROUGH, Lincolnshire DN21 2RJ United Kingdom
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Deputy Clerk