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MINUTES OF THE FINANCE COMMITTEE
Thursday 10 January 2002 at 7.30 p.m.


1. Present
Mr TJ Howkins (Chairman)
Mrs DE Currie
Mrs IM Mackenzie
Mrs SJ Maddock
Mr AC Rickards
Also in attendance Mrs ME Coombs, Mr RC Parry, Mr DR Peake and Mr J Rigby

Apologies
Mrs J Booth (Vice-Chairman)

2. Minutes
Resolved
13-12-01 approved.

3. Financial report / update
Committee considered a report prepared by Clerk outlining current financial position and projections to year end and then dealing with budgets and precept.

4. Budget / Precept
Resolved
recommend:
1. Budget totalling £95,000 be approved (details set out in schedule attached to minutes)
2. Precept be fixed at £16,000.

5. Youth club
Chairman reported on rewiring work required at Youth Club and consequent financial requirements.
Resolved recommend:
1. Council agree in principle to make a loan to Youth Club, but further cash flow information required to determine exact terms and arrangements
2. Annual donation for next year be paid now from existing balances (£1,000 in budget)

6. Accounts for payment
DR Cowgill – Salary Dec. - £393.60
Youth Club – Donation - £1,000.00

Close 8.00 p.m.


Draft Budget 2002/3

Amenities & Planning
Youth Club £1,000
Church yards maintenance £500
Christmas £500
Recreation £25,000

Traffic & Planning
Church floodlights £500
Planting etc £500
Planning appeals £5,000
Village centre improvements £45,000

Finance Committee
Audit £1,000
Salaries £7,500
Subscriptions £100
Assoc of Parish Councils £1,000
Civic functions & duties £600
Petty cash / stationery / IT £1,500
Insurance £300
CAB £300
St Luke’s Hospice 500 Meetings £200
Golden Jubilee £2,000
Contingency £2,000

Total £95,000


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