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Finance and Strategy Committee

June 20, 2023 @ 19:00 - 21:00

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2023-06-20 Public Papers 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 20 June 2023 commencing at 7.00pm in the meeting room, Richmond House, Richmond Park, Morton Terrace, Gainsborough.

The business of the meeting is set out in the agenda below.

Cllr T Davies
Acting Town Clerk

Committee members: Cllr N Bowler, Cllr R Craig – ex officio, Cllr T Davies  – ex officio, Cllr D Dobbie, Cllr R Doy, Cllr P Key (C), Cllr L Muggridge, Cllr J Plastow, x1 VACANCY

Agenda no Agenda item title Power/Regulation
FS24/001 Apologies for absence
To note apologies for absence
Local Government Act 1972, s85 (1) & Sch 12, p40.
FS24/002 Vice Chairman
To appoint Vice Chairman for this committee.
Local Government Act 1972, s15 (6)
FS24/003 Declarations of interest
To receive any declarations of interest in accordance with the requirements of the Localism Act 2011.
Localism Act 2011, s31.
FS24/004 Dispensation requests
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.
FS24/005 Items for Exclusion of Public and Press
To determine which items on the agenda, if any, require the exclusion of public and press under the Public Bodies (Admissions to Meetings) Act 1960 1 (2) and resolve to exclude public and press for these items.
Public Bodies (Admissions to Meetings) Act 1960 1 (2)
FS24/006 Minutes of the previous meeting(s)
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 2 May 2023
Local Government Act 1972, Sch 12, p41 (1). 
FS24/007 Finance Reports
To receive and consider for approval the following financial reports:
Paper B Unpaid Expenditure Transactions for 15 June 2023
Paper C Cashbook Summary (including due and unpaid transactions) for 15 June 2023
Paper D Budget Comparison Report (including due and unpaid transactions) for 15 June 2023
Joint Panel on Accountability and Governance Practitioners Guide 2022.
FS24/008 Bank Reconciliation
To approve and resolve to sign the monthly bank reconciliations for 30 April & 31 May 2023 per paragraph 2.2 of Financial Regulations.
Paper E – 30 April 2023
Paper F – 31 May 2023
Joint Panel on Accountability and Governance Practitioners Guide 2022.
FS24/009 Finance Regulation Amendments
To consider report from the Operations Manager seeking approval for amendments of section 4 of Financial Regulations – Budgetary Control and Authority to Spend
Paper G
FS24/010 Items for notification
To receive any items for notification to be included on a future agenda – for information only
·         Strategic Plan
FS24/011 Time and date of next meeting
To note the date and time of the next Finance and Strategy committee is scheduled for Tuesday 18 July 2023 at 7:00pm.
Local Government Act 1972, Sch 12, p10 (2)(a)



June 20, 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