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Finance and Strategy Committee

July 19, 2022 @ 19:00 - 21:00

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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 19 July 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
FS23/033 Apologies for absence
To note apologies for absence.
Local Government Act 1972, s85 (1) & Sch 12, p40.
FS23/034 Declarations of interest
To receive any declarations of interest in accordance with the requirements of the Localism Act 2011.
Localism Act 2011, s31.
FS23/035 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.
FS23/036 Minutes of the previous meeting
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 21 June 2022
Local Government Act 1972, Sch 12, p41 (1). 
FS23/037 Financial reports
To receive and consider for approval the following financial reports:Paper B Unpaid Expenditure Transactions for 14 July 2022
Paper C Cashbook Summary (including due and unpaid transactions) for 14 July 2022
Paper D Budget Comparison Report (including due and unpaid transactions) for 14 July 2022
Joint Panel on Accountability and Governance Practitioners Guide 2021.
FS23/038 Monthly bank reconciliation
To approve and resolve to sign the monthly bank reconciliation for 30 June 2022 as per the paragraph 2.2 in Financial Regulations.
Paper E
Joint Panel on Accountability and Governance Practitioners Guide 2021.
FS23/039 Debt Recovery Policy
To review and readopt the Council’s Debt Recovery Policy.
Paper F
Joint Panel on Accountability and Governance Practitioners Guide 2021
FS23/040 To consider the following motion:
At the Finance & Strategy Committee Meeting of 16 February 2022 it was resolved to instruct the Council Solicitor to advise the Lease is in breach and the debts need to be cleared, The Town Clerk to contact the Solicitor to write a letter to the debtor. I do not know if this was done, if not why not.
We sign and agree leases and they need to be honoured so I am asking this committee to seriously look into why nothing appears to have been done.
I so move
Paper G
FS23/041 To note a temporary phone message.
Paper H
FS23/042 Items for notification
To receive any items for notification to be included on a future agenda – for information only
FS23/043 Time and date of next meeting
To note the date and time of the next Finance and Strategy committee is scheduled for Tuesday 16 August 2022 at 7:00pm.
Local Government Act 1972, Sch 12, p10 (2)(a)


July 19, 2022
19:00 - 21:00
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Richmond House
Richmond House, Richmond Park
GAINSBOROUGH, Lincolnshire DN21 2RJ United Kingdom
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