Finance & Corporate Governance Committee

Date
Tuesday, 18th April 2017 02:00pm
Agenda
  1. Apologies

    To receive any apologies and reasons for absence.

  2. 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.

  3. Committee Minutes

    To approve as a correct record the minutes of a meeting of the Finance & Corporate Governance Committee held on 14th February 2017 (copy enclosed).

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    PDF icon minutes_14.2.17.pdf214.49 KB
  4. Progress Report

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

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  5. Finance

    a) 2016-17 year end accounts – to receive 4th quarter budget report for consideration and review the Annual Governance Statement of the Annual Return in advance of the June meeting of the Town Council(copies enclosed).

    b) Earmarking Reserves – to consider reserves for earmarking.

    c) Investment Policy - for review.

    d) CCLA investment – for update on quotes received for financial advice.

    e) Insurance - to review the Town Council’s insurance levels and consider quotes received (to be presented at meeting).

  6. Staffing

    For update on recruitment of Litterpicker

  7. Health and Safety

     

    a) Lone working – to consider purchase of lone worker device used by Shropshire Housing Group.

    b) Risk Assessments– For update on review of;

    • Groundsman’s Risk Assessments.

    • COSSH Risk Assessments.

    c) Shropshire Council Health and Safety - to review services that Shropshire Council have provided to assist with Health and Safety advice and guidance.

  8. Training

    Councillor Training programme  - for discussion

  9. Health and Safety

    a) Lone working – to discuss lone working procedures for all staff.
    b) Staff training – to discuss manual handling and ladder safety training for Groundsman.

  10. Date and time of next meeting

    To review.

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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.