MINUTES OF THE MEETING OF THE FINANCE AND GENERAL PURPOSES COMMITTEE OF THE STOKE POGES PARISH COUNCIL
HELD ON MONDAY 08 JUNE 2020 AT APPROXIMATELY 8.30 P.M. FOLLOWING THE FULL PARISH COUNCIL MEETING, VIA ZOOM USING THIS LINK:- https://zoom.us/j/93879661630?pwd=V3JoWEROWjZZLytBQnNJeVczWVBwUT09
Meeting ID:- 938 7966 1630 Password:- 978379
Present:- Cllr Fox (Chair), Cllr Bagge, Cllr Carter, Cllr Crocker, Cllr Fox and Cllr Lynch.
In Attendance:- Mrs J Simmonds (Clerk)
001/F/20 Public Session Time (15 Minutes)
The meeting is open to the public and press and fifteen minutes will be reserved, if required, for public comment.
002/F/20 Apologies for Absence
APOLOGIES were received from Cllr Finan and Cllr Hoskins
003/F/20 Declarations of Interest
Members to declare any personal interest in any item of business as defined in the Code of Conduct 2012. If that interest is a disclosable pecuniary interest as defined in the Code; the member should withdraw from the meeting for that item.
Cllr Bagge declared an interest in item 006 and will leave the room during the discussion for editorial costs.
RESOLVED to approve the minutes of the meeting held on 11 November 2019 which will be signed by the Chairman
005/F/20 Projects/Reserves/General Fund
CONSIDERED monies held in the General Fund and Reserves & Consider any new projects and to make recommendations to the Council for the cancellation of any existing Reserves and / or any changes to the sums held. Cllr Bagge proposed that £70k from the general fund at the end of March 2020 be transferred into the Green Belt Protection Fund Reserve, he also proposed that £10k from the general fund at the end of March 2020 be transferred into the Pavilion maintenance fund, these were seconded by Cllr Carter, RESOLVED to agree all in favour.
To decide if the rates and other costs for the SPN require any increases.
Cllr Bagge proposed that advertising rates be increased by 2%, this was seconded by Cllr Lynch, RESOLVED to agree 3 for and 2 against.
Cllr Bagge left the room to the waiting room.
Cllr Lynch proposed that editorial, layout and delivery costs be increased by 2%, Cllr Carter seconded this, RESOLVED to agree 3 for and 1 abstained.
Cllr Bagge returned.
007/F/20 NOTED Date of next meeting:- 9 November 2020
Meeting ended at 9.05pm