Finance Committee – 15th July 2019

To:       All Members of Winsford Town Council (for attendance)

Local Press

 

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 15th July 2019 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.

 

  1. DECLARATIONS OF INTEREST

Members to declare any interest under the following categories:

  • Disclosable Pecuniary Interest
  • Outside Bodies Interest
  • Family, Friend or Close Associate Interest

 

  1. MINUTES – To sign as a correct record, the Minutes of the meeting of the Finance Committee held on 17th April 2019           (‘A’)

 

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

 

  1. ACCOUNTS FOR APPROVAL

Schedule ‘B’ lists payments made since the last meeting

Schedule ‘C’ lists accounts for approval at this meeting

Schedule ‘D’ lists supplementary accounts for approval (to follow)

 

  1. BANK ACCOUNT MONTHLY RECONCILIATION STATEMENTS

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

 

  1. INTERNAL/EXTERNAL AUDIT UPDATE

 The Town Council’s year end accounts for 2018/19 were audited by the Internal Auditors – JDH Business Services Limited – on 10th June 2019. An action plan, based on the above report is attached. (‘F’ – to follow)

To inform Members that, following approval by the Finance Committee at its meeting on 17th June 2019, the Annual Governance and Accountability Return (AGAR), together with supporting documents, was sent to the Council’s external auditors (PFK Littlejohn)  2018. Members are asked to note the attached documents found at (‘G’).

RECOMMENDED:

Members are asked to note these developments

 

  1. BUDGET MONITORING (QUARTER 1 – 2019/20)

Members are asked to note the contents of the attached report, which sets out the budget position at the end of quarter one (2019/20 financial year). (‘H’)

 

  1. GRANTS SUB-COMMITTEE

 For Members to consider the attached minutes from the Grants Sub-Committee meeting held on 10th July 2019. The minutes are attached for ratification. (‘I’ – to follow)

Documents

Document Last Updated Download
Finance Committee Agenda 15.7.19 Thu, 11th July 2019 2:10pm Download
Attachment ('A') - FC Minutes 17.6.19 Thu, 11th July 2019 2:16pm Download
Attachment ('B') - Payments since last meeting Thu, 11th July 2019 2:16pm Download
Attachment ('C') - Schedule of Payments Thu, 11th July 2019 2:17pm Download
Attachment ('G' - AGAR 2018-19 Thu, 11th July 2019 2:19pm Download
Attachment ('H') - Budget Monitoring 1st Quarter 2019-20 Thu, 11th July 2019 2:20pm Download

Details

Venue
Winsford Town Council Chamber
2nd Floor
Wyvern House
Winsford
Cheshire
CW7 1AH

Date/Time

15th July 2019

6:30pm