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Finance and Strategy Committee

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

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2023-07-18 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 18 July 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 M Devine, Cllr D Dobbie, Cllr R Doy, Cllr P Key (C), Cllr L Muggridge, Cllr J Plastow

Agenda no Agenda item title Power/Regulation
FS24/012 Apologies for absence
To note apologies for absence
Local Government Act 1972, s85 (1) & Sch 12, p40.
FS24/013 Declarations of interest
To receive any declarations of interest in accordance with the requirements of the Localism Act 2011.
Localism Act 2011, s31.
FS24/014 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.
FS24/015 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)
FS24/016 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, Tuesday 20 June 2023
Local Government Act 1972, Sch 12, p41 (1). 
FS24/017 Finance Reports
To receive and consider for approval the following financial reports:
Paper B Unpaid Expenditure Transactions for 12 July 2023
Paper C Cashbook Summary (including due and unpaid transactions) for 12 July 2023
Paper D Budget Comparison Report (including due and unpaid transactions) for 12 July 2023
Joint Panel on Accountability and Governance Practitioners Guide 2022.
FS24/018 Bank Reconciliation
To approve and resolve to sign the monthly bank reconciliations for 30 June 2023 per paragraph 2.2 of Financial Regulations.
Paper E
Joint Panel on Accountability and Governance Practitioners Guide 2022.
FS24/019 Roses Sports Ground
To consider a request from NorthCountry Homes to allow them to lay a pipe and hold an easement across the Roses Sport Field site.
Paper F
FS24/020 Items for notification
To receive any items for notification to be included on a future agenda – for information only
·         Strategic Plan
·         Investments & Investment Strategy review
·         Additional Bank Account
·         Communications Strategy
·         LCAS Quality Standard
FS24/021 Time and date of next meeting
To note the date and time of the next Finance and Strategy committee is scheduled for Tuesday 15 August 2023 at 7:00pm.
Local Government Act 1972, Sch 12, p10 (2)(a)


July 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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Town Clerk