Minutes of Annual Parish Council Meeting, Tuesday 4th May 2021

 

The Parish Council met on Tuesday, 4th May 2021 at 7.30 pm via Zoom

 

PRESENT

 

Councillors:    R. Siddall, N. Lawrence, V. Hare, J. Hughes, S. Venton, R. White, T. Gritton

                                     

1.20    

 

1.20  The election of the Chairman  followed by receipt of the Declaration of Office.

Councillor Lawrence proposed and Councillor Hughes seconded Councillor Siddall to return as Chairman.

The Declaration of Office was then read out by Councillor Siddall and witnessed by the Clerk; to be signed

as soon as the situation allows.

 

2.20  The election of the  Vice-Chairman  followed by receipt of the Declaration of Office.

Councillor Siddall proposed and Councillor Gritton seconded Councillor Lawrence to return as Vice-Chairman.

The Declaration of Office to be signed as soon as the situation allows.

 

3.20  Review of the Committee structure

Councillor Siddall asked the Councillors if they were all happy to continue with the roles they have been doing.

All present agreed.

 

4.20 Review of policies, standing orders and financial regulations.

No amendments had been made.

 

5.20  Asset Register

This was reviewed and it was agreed the 3 benches should be added to the asset register, which  should be increased

by 3%.

 

6.20  The Chairman to review and approve the financial return and annual accounts.

These were presented by the Clerk and a copy of the financial return had been emailed to all Councillors. The Clerk explained that the outgoings for 2020/21 were less than expected due to the Covid 19 pandemic restricting what could be done.  The Chairman then agreed the accounts, which will be signed off at a later date.

 

7.21  Appointment of Internal Auditor

The Clerk to ask Margaret Chambers if, once again, she would undertake the internal audit.

 

 

 

There being no further business the Chairman closed the meeting at 8.00 p.m.

 

 

 

Signed by The Chairman …………………