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Finance Committee, Monday 17th July 2017, 6.30pm, Town Council Offices, Wyvern House, Winsford CW7 1AH

Posted by: Mark Bailey
Category: Agendas & Minutes, News
Date Posted: Monday, July 17th, 2017 at 2:57 pm
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To:       All Members of Winsford Town Council (for attendance)

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MEMBERS OF THE PUBLIC ARE WELCOME TO ATTEND THIS MEETING

 

Dear Councillor

You are summoned to attend a meeting of the Finance Committee to be held in the Winsford Town Council Council Chamber, Second Floor, Wyvern House, The Drumber CW7 1AH on Monday 17th July 2017 at 6.30pm.

 

Yours sincerely

 

Mark Bailey

Town Clerk/Finance Officer

 

AGENDA

1. APOLOGIES FOR ABSENCE 

Members must provide apologies to the Town Clerk before 5.00pm on the day of the meeting, together with reasons for their absence.

 2. DECLARATIONS OF INTEREST

Members to declare any interest under the following categories:

3. MINUTES – To sign as a correct record, the Minutes of the meeting of the Finance Committee held on 19th June 2017  (‘A’)        

4. ARISING – any points of clarification from the above minutes.

5. ACCOUNTS FOR APPROVAL

Schedule (‘B’) lists payments made since the last meeting

Schedule (‘C’) lists accounts for approval at this meeting

Schedule lists supplementary accounts for approval

6. BANK ACCOUNT MONTHLY RECONCILIATION STATEMENTS

Financial probity recommends monthly reconciliation of the Town Council’s accounts. (‘E’)

7. INTERNAL/EXTERNAL AUDIT 

The Town Council’s year end accounts for 2016/17 were audited by the Internal Auditors – JDH Business Services Limited – on 31st May 2017. An action plan, based on the above report, is attached. (‘F’)

To inform Members that, following approval by the Finance Committee at its meeting on 19th June 2017, the Annual Return was sent to the Council’s External Auditors prior to the deadline of 3rd July 2017. Members are asked to note the attached document found at (‘G’)

RECOMMENDED:  Members are asked to note these developments.

8. WINSFORD TOWN COUNCIL RESERVES POLICY

Members will recall that, at the previous meeting of the Finance Committee, a discussion took place on the need for a Reserves Policy. A proposed policy will be circulated to Members for comment at this stage, prior to a request for approval at the September meeting (‘H’)