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Finance and Strategy Committee

May 17 @ 19:00 - 21:00

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

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 hereby invited to attend a meeting of the Finance and Strategy Committee which will be held on Tuesday 17 May 2022 at 7.00pm at Richmond House, Richmond Park, Morton Terrace, Gainsborough.

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

Belina Boyer
Town Clerk

Committee members: Cllr M Boles (C) – ex officio, Cllr R Craig, Cllr D Dobbie, Cllr P Key, Cllr C Lambie, Cllr J Musonda, Cllr P O’Connor – ex officio, Cllr J Plastow, Vacancy

Agenda no Agenda item title Power/Regulation
FS23/001 To note apologies for absence. Local Government Act 1972, s85 (1) & Sch 12, p40.
FS23/002 Appoint Vice Chairman for this committee. Local Government Act 1972, s15 (6)
FS23/003 To receive any declarations of interest in accordance with the requirements of the Localism Act 2011. Localism Act 2011, s31.
FS23/004 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.
FS23/005 To receive the minutes of the previous Gainsborough Town Council meeting(s) and resolve to sign these as a true record of the meeting(s).
Paper A Finance and Strategy Committee 20 April 2022
Local Government Act 1972, Sch 12, p41 (1). 
FS23/006 To receive and consider the following financial reports:
Paper B Unpaid Expenditure Transactions for 12 May 2022
Paper C Cashbook Summary (including due and unpaid transactions) for 12 May 2022
Paper D Budget Comparison Report (including due and unpaid transactions) for 12 May 2022
Joint Panel on Accountability and Governance Practitioners Guide 2021.
FS23/007 To approve and resolve to sign the monthly bank reconciliations for 31 March 2022 and 30 April 2022 as per the paragraph 2.2 in Financial Regulations.
Papers E & F
Joint Panel on Accountability and Governance Practitioners Guide 2021.
FS23/008 To review the council’s assets register and identify items for disposal. (deferred from last month’s meeting – FS22/033 & FS22/053).
Paper G
The Accounts and Audit Regulations 2015, s. 3 b)
FS23/009 To review the Council’s Rolling Project Plan and decide which items remain outstanding, whether priorities have shifted in recent years, and how to achieve the items remaining. (Deferred from Full Council FC22/067 and Finance and Strategy FS22/057)
Paper H
FS23/010 To consider approval of the end of year accounts for the 2021/22 financial year, which consist of the following documents:
Paper I Consolidated Balance Sheet
Paper J Income and Expenditure Account Report
Paper K Income and Expenditure Account Analysis Report
Paper L Income and Expenditure by Budget Headings Report
Paper M Trial Balance
FS23/011 To consider and approve the renewal of the Town Council’s insurance under a 3 year scheme (year 2).
Paper N
FS23/012 To receive any items for notification to be included on a future agenda – for information only N/A
FS23/013 To note the date and time of the next Finance and Strategy committee is scheduled for Tuesday 21 June 2022 at 7:00pm. Local Government Act 1972, Sch 12, p10 (2)(a)



May 17
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