Finance & Corporate Governance Committee

Date
Tuesday, 21st June 2016 03:30pm
Agenda
  1. Chairman

    To elect a chairman for the committee.

  2. Apologies

    To receive any apologies and reasons for absence.

  3. Disclosable Pecuniary Interests

    a) Declaration of any disclosable pecuniary interest in a matter to be discussed at the meeting and which is not included in the register of interests.
    b) To consider any applications for dispensation.

  4. Committee Minutes

    To approve as a correct record the minutes of a meeting of the Audit & Corporate Governance Committee held on 20th April 2016 (copy enclosed).

  5. Progress Report

    To receive progress report on items raised at previous meeting (copy enclosed).
     

  6. Accounts

    a) 2015-16 year end - To approve the draft accounts for the year ending 31 March 2016 (copies enclosed) including:
    i)   Trial Balance.
    ii)  Income and Expenditure Account.
    iii) Bank reconciliation and Supporting Statement.
    b) Internal Audit
    To consider the internal auditors report (copy to follow).
    c) Annual Return (copies enclosed).
    i)  To consider Towns Council’s response to questions on part 1 of the Annual Return the Annual Governance Statement.
    ii) To review part 2 of the annual return 2015/16 accounting statements.
    iii) To approve explanation of variances.
    d) Asset register – to review (copy enclosed).
    e) Internal controls and financial risk management - To review (copy enclosed)

  7. Policy Review

    To consider a process for reviewing and updating Town Council and staff policies.

  8. Communications Working Party

    For update on meeting held 17.6.16.
     

  9. Service Transfer

    To receive a report on discussions held with Shropshire Council over the potential transfer of services to the Town Council.

  10. Joint Working

    To receive a report from meeting held with Clerks from neighbouring parishes to discuss partnership working and service funding.

  11. Health & Safety Review

    To receive a report following the visit carried out by Health and Safety consultants to review the Town Council’s asset inspection and chemical storage procedures.

     

  12. Date and time of next meeting

    To review.

  13. Closed Session

    Exclusion of press and public
    To resolve: That in accordance with s1(2) Public Bodies (Admission of Meetings) Act 1960, members of the public and press be excluded from the remainder of the meeting on
    the grounds that the following items to be considered involves the likely disclosure of confidential information.

    Staff Appraisal – to receive a report on Towns Clerks interim appraisal and make recommendations on training needs identified in the report to Full Council.
    Pay Award – to note 2016-18 National Salary Award.

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The Town Council meets on the last Thursday of every month except December at 7.00 p.m at the Roden Suite, Edinburgh House, Wem.
The Town Council meeting starts with Public Question time and residents can attend and raise issues with the members.
A copy of the agenda for these meetings is displayed on the notice board outside the Town Hall, High Street and on this website.
From February 2016 copies of the Agenda and Minutes can also be viewed in the Reference Section at Wem Library.