Finance Committee Meeting Minutes

Wednesday 20 July 2022 at 7.00pm at St Andrews Community Centre, Saxilby.


Members Present

Cllr Cotton, Harper, Hillman, and Mann


Cllrs Crump 


In Attendance

Lydia Hopton, Acting Parish Clerk

There were no members of the public in attendance.


Public Questions

There were none.


Finance Committee Meeting 

051/22 To receive apologies and accept valid reasons for absence, these having been submitted to the clerk prior to the meeting

Apologies for absence were received from Cllr Crump and this was accepted.


052/22 To receive declarations of interest in accordance with the Localism Act 2011

There were none.


053/22 To approve the notes of the Finance Committee meeting held on 18 May 2022 and the chairman to sign them as the agreed minutes



054/22 To note the meeting Action Log



055/22 To review and scrutinize month 1 (April) and month 2 (May) income and expenditure reports and agree any virement of budgets as required

Cllr Cotton proposed the reports were received and this resolved.


056/22 To approve the verified bank reconciliations for month 1 (April) and month 2 (May)

Cllr Cotton proposed the reports were received and this was resolved.


057/22 To approve the list of payments, income, and transfers for month 1 (April) and month 2 (May)

Cllr Hillman proposed, and the list of payments, income, and transfers were resolved.


058/22 CLOSED SESSION – Council to resolve to go into closed session in accordance with the Public Bodies (Admissions to Meetings) Act 1960 for the following items on the grounds that publicity would be prejudicial to the public interest by reason of the confidential nature of the business to be transacted.

Cllr Cotton proposed to go into closed session, and this was resolved.


059/22 To note and agree a response to a letter of correspondence from staff 

Cllr Cotton proposed a response which was resolved, with the finance committee endorsing the response provided by the clerk.


060/22 To review outstanding sales receipts due and agree actions if required.

Cllr Cotton proposed, and it was resolved to note the report and to recommend issuing a customer credit note (historical burials invoice). 


The meeting closed at 7.29 pm.


Please be advised that these are notes of the meeting taken by the Assistant/Clerk and cannot in any way be regarded as the official minutes of Council proceedings until they are approved and signed at the next meeting.