26th April 2021 Finance & Resources Agenda

To: The Chairman – Cllr M Facey, Cllrs P Clayton (Vice Chair), C Allen, B Hancock, P Harvey, S Harvey, H Groves, M Murphy, L Parkin, N Tolley, A Brewer and A Matthews.

You are hereby summoned to attend the next meeting of the Finance & Resources Committee to be held at 7pm on Monday 26th April 2021

Yours sincerely

Samantha Winter

Town Clerk

19th April 2021

This meeting will be held remotely using Zoom. The meeting invitation is:

Topic: Finance & Resources

Time: Apr 26, 2021 07:00 PM London

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  1. To receive apologies for non-attendance
  2. To receive any declarations of interest on items included on this Agenda.
  3. To receive and approve the minutes of the Committee meeting held on Monday 8th March 2021 (copy enclosed)
  4. To note updates to the Action List (attached)

Motions for note/resolution

5.To consider applications received for grant funding and agree any funds to be awarded:  
5.1£4264 Monarchs Gymnastics  
5.2£2500 The Brickworks Studio  
5.3£2500 Somewhere House Somerset  
5.4£2500 BOS Fest  
5.5£2500 Crosses Penn Community Sports Trust  
5.6£500 The Peoples Plot  
5.7£299.87 Burnham and Highbridge Karate Club  
5.8£268 RAF Air Cadets 290 Squadron Detached Flight Burnham & Highbridge  
6.1To adopt the Pensions Discretion policy as reviewed and recommended by the Human Resources sub-Committee, minute ref: 04/21/HR  
6.2To note the error made by Sedgemoor District Council that incorrectly applied £14678.67 small business relief to the town council’s business rates (£10,000 Small Business Grant Fund received in 2020-2021 and £4678.67 from 2017) and to agree the source of the repayment by the town council.  
6.3To review the payments made by direct debit

Financial Reports

7.1To note income and expenditure report as of the 31st March 2021, final end of year adjustments are not included.

8. The next meeting of this committee will be held on Monday 5th July 2021.

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