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Finance and Strategy Committee

June 21 @ 19:00 - 21:00

AGENDA PACK - Finance and Strategy Comittee - Tuesday 21 June 2022_Redacted

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 21 June 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 K Panter, Cllr J Plastow

Agenda no Agenda item title Power/Regulation
FS23/014 To note apologies for absence. Local Government Act 1972, s85 (1) & Sch 12, p40.
FS23/015 To receive any declarations of interest in accordance with the requirements of the Localism Act 2011. Localism Act 2011, s31.
FS23/016 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.
FS23/017 To receive the minutes of the previous Finance Committee meeting(s) and resolve to sign these as a true record of the meeting(s).
Paper A Finance and Strategy Committee 17 May 2022
Local Government Act 1972, Sch 12, p41 (1). 
FS23/018 To receive and consider for approval the following financial reports:
Paper B Unpaid Expenditure Transactions for 16 June 2022
Paper C Cashbook Summary (including due and unpaid transactions) for 16 June 2022
Paper D Budget Comparison Report (including due and unpaid transactions) for 16 June 2022
Joint Panel on Accountability and Governance Practitioners Guide 2021.
FS23/019 To approve and resolve to sign the monthly bank reconciliation for 31 May 2022 as per the paragraph 2.2 in Financial Regulations.
Papers E
Joint Panel on Accountability and Governance Practitioners Guide 2021.
FS23/020 To note the final internal audit report for 2021/22 and consider any actions necessary.
Paper F
Joint Panel on Accountability and Governance Practitioners Guide 2021.
FS23/021 To note a report by the RFO on questions raised at a previous meeting.
Paper G
FS23/022 To consider to approve commissioning a buildings valuation for re-building purposes.
Paper H
FS23/023 To review the following policies and consider any changes recommendation for approval by Full Council:
a)    Standing Orders (NALC 2022 update of the 2018 Model) Paper I
b)    Financial Regulations (NALC 2019 Model) Paper J
FS23/024 To consider adding a staff zone to the council’s website that will give staff access to H&S and personnel documents when on site and authorise the necessary expenditure.
Paper K
FS23/025 To note the results of the councillor devices survey consider a rough quote for councillor devices and instruct whether to go ahead or not.
Paper L
FS23/026 To note an email from the Team Manager Property & Assets at WLDC and consider any strategic action to take for recommendation to full council.
Paper M and verbal report
FS23/027 To consider contributing to WLDC and Marshall’s Yard market events (from PS23/026)
To follow
Localism Act 2011 s.1-8
FS23/028 To consider approving additional expenses for the staffing re-structure
Paper N
FS23/029 To consider authorising expenditure on repair and engraving of mayoral chains.
Verbal Report
FS23/030 To consider authorising additional grass cutting costs for verges until ownership can be established to make the areas look tidier (see also PS23/009).
Paper O
Local Government Act 1972, ss111 112
FS23/031 To receive any items for notification to be included on a future agenda – for information only N/A
FS23/032 To note the date and time of the next Finance and Strategy committee is scheduled for Tuesday 19 July 2022 at 7:00pm. Local Government Act 1972, Sch 12, p10 (2)(a)


June 21
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