Agenda and draft minutes

Finance & General Purposes Committee - Thursday, 25th March 2021 7.00 pm

Venue: Remote Meeting - Zoom. View directions

Contact: Finance Officer  Email: finance@dawlish.gov.uk

Items
No. Item

188.

Apologies for Absence

Minutes:

Apologies were received by Councillor James and Foden.

189.

Agreement of the Agenda between Parts I and II

Minutes:

There was no Part II.

190.

Declarations of Interest

To declare any disclosable interests relating to the forthcoming items of business (if any).

Minutes:

Councillor Wrigley declared an interest in the grant request for Citizens Advice so did not take part in the vote.

191.

Dispensations

To receive and consider requests for dispensation (if any).

Minutes:

There were none.

192.

Minutes pdf icon PDF 134 KB

To approve and sign the minutes of the Finance & General Purposes Committee held on 25 February 2021.

Minutes:

Members considered the minutes of the Finance & General Purposes Committee held on 25 February 2021.

 

Resolved that the minutes of the meeting held on 25 February 2021 be approved and signed by the Chairman as a correct and accurate record.

 

193.

Larger Grant Application - Citizens Advice pdf icon PDF 2 MB

A larger grant request for £7,500 to maintain the Citizens Advice service for the people of Dawlish to and to meet their ongoing needs.

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Minutes:

Resolved by majority to approve a grant of £7,500.

194.

Smaller Grant Application - Cockwood School Parent and Friends Association pdf icon PDF 3 MB

A smaller grant request for £250 towards the purchase of early reading books which are phonetically decodable to support the children in the first two years of school.

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Minutes:

Resolved unanimously to approve grant of double the amount requested at £500, in line with support given to other school projects during the pandemic.

195.

Committee Terms of Reference pdf icon PDF 140 KB

To review the terms of reference for the committee and make recommendations (if any) to Full Council for approval.

 

Original document attached plus Town Clerk responses to committee queries on points 3.3, 3.5 and 3.6.

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Minutes:

Resolved unanimously to accept the Town Clerk’s recommended amendments to the committee terms of reference for points 3.3, 3.5 and 3.6 (with the exclusion of the suggested words ‘as appropriate’ on 3.3) for approval at Full Town Council.

 

 

 

196.

Investing with the CCLA pdf icon PDF 247 KB

To consider recommending to Town Council that the Council invests £100,000 from general reserves to the CCLA Public Sector Deposit Fund.

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Minutes:

Resolved unanimously to approve the investment of £100,000 from general reserves in to the CCLA Public Sector Deposit Fund.

197.

Invoices for Payment, Direct Debits and Income pdf icon PDF 25 KB

To receive, consider and approve the reports for invoices paid, direct debits paid, and income received for February 2021.

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Minutes:

Members present received and considered the report of invoices paid, direct debits and income received since the last report to the Committee.

 

Resolved unanimously that the reports be approved.