Budget Meeting Report 9th January 2016 LPC Meeting Minutes & Reports

PRESENT

Cllr. R Greenwood, Chairman presiding.

Cllrs. M Ballard, N Osborne, P Culver, H Shotter, P Scrivens, M Jerrett, M Cockett, A Walmsley,

& Cllr. J Nye.  M McFarlane (Parish Clerk)

 

The latest bank reconciliation, income and expenditure sheets to date were circulated for discussion.

The following figures are provisional suggested amounts for identified projects to be discussed at the LPC meeting on 3rd February for recommendation.

 

The Councillors who have shown an interest in working on each project have been listed.  However, there are projects which will need additional input.  The annual costs of subscriptions (£1,200) room hire (plus 10%) Training (£500) and tree works (2,000) Grants (3,500) and contingency (4000) Insurance costs and grounds maintenance remain the same (2year contract)

 

It is recommended to not increase the precept from the 2015/16 budget.

 

NEIGHBOURHOOD PLAN                                                                                               PROVISIONAL BUDGET 2016/17

NHP Committee                                                                                              7,500

WEB SITE

Cllr. Paul Culver                                                                                               1,500

Cllr. Greenwood proposed, Cllr. Culver seconded and it was RESOLVED to recommend the contract from Falcon at £50 per month for web-site service/uploads.

CEMETERY IMPROVEMENTS

Cllr. Henny Shotter & Andrew Barr (volunteer)                                             3,500

CHERRY DOWNS PICNIC SITE

Cllr. Richard Greenwood                                                                                   500

SPEEDWATCH MONITOR EQUIPMENT

Cllr. Alastair Walmsley                                                                                   3,000

WCs REFURBISHMENTS        

Cllr. John Nye                                                                                      Quotes to be sought

CAR PARK UPGRADE

Cllr. Paul Scrivens                                                                                           2,000

CCTV

Cllr. Paul Culver                                                                                              15,000

STREET LIGHTING UPGRADE

Cllr. Paul Scrivens                                                                                           2,000

VILLAGE GENTRIFICATION

Finance & General Purposes Committee                                                       5,000

PLAY AREAS

Finance & General Purposes Committee                               Quotes to be sought.  Utilise S106 monies

 

The formation of committees was discussed and a full list will be produced for consideration.  Cllr. Nye showed an interest in Tourism for the village.

It was recommended the Finance and General Purposes Committee meeting is held before the Planning Committee meeting on the third Wednesday of each month.

All recommendations will be discussed further and voted on at the February 3rd LPC meeting.

The meeting closed at 4.45pm

Budget Meeting Report 9th January 2016
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