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MINUTES OF THE FINANCE COMMITTEE
Thursday 2nd December 2004 at 7.30 p.m.


MINUTES OF THE PARISH COUNCIL MEETING

MINUTES OF THE FINANCE COMMITTEE

Thursday 2 December 2004 at 7.30 p.m.

Holmes Chapel Primary School

Subject

Minute

Action

1. Attendance

Mr DR Peake (Chairman)   P

Mrs YD Moore       P

Mr RC Parry          A

Mr AC Rickards     P

Mr DE Savage   P

Mr SW Waltho  P

P = present, A = apology, N = non-attendance

 

 

 

 

2. Declarations of interests

None

 

 

 

 

3. Minutes

Resolved: 09-09-04 approved

 

 

 

 

4. Financial update

Clerk gave details of current balances and will produce statements for checking

 

Clerk

 

 

 

5.  Audit

Clerk waiting to hear from auditors and will give them a reminder

 

Clerk

 

 

 

6.  Accounts for payments

DR Cowgill - Salary November    £450-00

Inland Revenue – PAYE / NIC   

BT - IT                                             122-23

 

 

Clerk

 

 

 

7. Donations

Agreed following recommendations:

1.      Continue donations to CAB and Hospice

2.      No donations for NW Air Ambulance Service, Camshaft and Community Safety Officers but

3.      Inform NWAAS no funds available at moment but may consider if the appeal does not produce sufficient funds

4.      Reconsider Community Safety Officers when scheme under way

5.      Consider Youth Club Jubilee next year

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Clerk

 

 

 

8 Budgets

Audit

     1,000

Salaries

     8,000

Subscriptions

        250

Assoc of Parish Councils

     1,000

Civic functions & duties

        750

Petty cash / stationery / IT

     2,000

Insurance

        750

CAB

        300

St Luke’s Hospice

        500

Meetings

        500

Contingency

     1,050

Clerk to report on overall position to meeting on 06-01-05

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Clerk

 

 

 

9. Vacancies

1.      Clerk reported on action taken to issue notices and invite prospective co-optees

2.      Chairman urged that urgent business must be to elect new Vice Chairman at Council meeting on 16-12-04

 

 

 

Clerk

 

 

 

10. Training

DES reported on training session by CBC on Finance – notes to be circulated

 

Clerk

 

 

 

11.  Members’ items

1.      CAD – Kinderton – Clerk reported on meeting held earlier in evening.  CCC wish to defer application until Environment Agency have determined application to extend existing tipping at Danes Moss Congleton

2.      Petitions – DES asked for guidance on signature of petitions.  Chairman and Clerk explained that it was up to individual Councillors but traditionally HCPC Councillors had declined.  This was probably more important with current code of conduct and developing practice on disclosure of interests

3.      West Way – Concern being expressed by residents about traffic using West way to avoid queues at Chester Rd traffic signals – Clerk to refer to T&P

4.      Aventis – Clerk reported CBC in some discussion with agents about future use of site – Clerk to refer to T&P

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Clerk

 

 

 

 

Close 8.10 p.m.

 

 

 

 

 

 



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