Resources Agenda

Resources Agenda: Monday 23rd September 2019 @ 7pm

Resources Committee of Buckingham Town Council will be held on Monday 6th January 2020 in the Town Council Chamber, Cornwall’s Meadow, Buckingham.

Venue: The Town Council Chamber, Cornwalls Meadow, Buckingham, MK18 1RP View directions

Contact: Nina Stockill; Email: committeeclerk@buckingham-tc.gov.uk

Please note that the Full Council will be preceded by a Public Session in accordance with Standing Order 3.f, which will last for a maximum of 15 minutes.

Agenda

  1. Apologies for Absence
    Members are asked to receive apologies from Members.
  2. Declarations of Interest
    To receive declarations of any personal or prejudicial interest under consideration on this agenda in accordance with the Localism Act 2011 Sections 26-34 & Schedule 4.
  3. Minutes of last meeting
    To receive the minutes of the Resources Committee meeting held on Monday 11th November 2019 received at the Full Council meeting held on 18th November 2020.Copy previously circulated
  4. Minutes of Communications Strategy Group
    To receive the minutes of the Communications Strategy Group meeting held on 28th November 2019
    Copy previously circulated
  5. Action Report
    Appendix A
  6. Accounts and Budgets
    Members are asked to receive and consider the attached Income and Expenditure reports.
    Appendix B
  7. Complaints and Appeals
    7.1.         To receive a report from the Town Clerk and draft Terms of Reference and discuss a proposal to create an Appeals Committee
    R/134/19
    7.2.         Complaints Policy/Process
    To receive and discuss a revised Complaints Policy/Process
    Appendix C
    7.3.         Freedom of Information Appeals Process
    To discuss a proposed Freedom of Information Appeals Process
  8. Staff Handbook Annual Review
    To receive and review a report from the Deputy Town Clerk
    Link to original Staffing Handbook (un-amended) 
    R/135/19
  9. Precept 2020/21
    To discuss and agree Committee recommendations for the forthcoming Precept budget, including staffing costs
    R/136/19
  10. Invoices passed for payment, and income received
    Members are asked to receive the attached schedule of invoices paid
     Appendix D
  11. Petitions Policy
    To receive and discuss a report from the Deputy Town Clerk
    R/137/19
  12. Buckinghamshire County Council Pension Fund
    R/138/19
    Attachment
    Members to receive a written report from the Town Clerk
  13. Financial Management and Risk Assessment
    Appendix E
    To receive, review and recommend updated version to Full Council
  14. Chair’s Announcements
  15. Date of next meeting: Monday 2nd March 2020

COMMITTEE IN PRIVATE SESSION

Exclusion of Public and Press
RECOMMENDED In terms of Schedule 12A, Local Government Act 1972, the following items will be likely to disclose exempt information relating to establishment and contractual matters and it is, therefore, RECOMMENDED that pursuant to the provisions of the Public Bodies (Admissions to Meetings) Act 1960 the public and press be excluded.

  1. Grant applications 2020
    To agree recommendations to the Precept meeting for community grants for 2020/21
    R/139/19
  2. Chamber Extension
    R/140/19
    To receive a written report from the Deputy Town Clerk and agree the recommendations
  3. Community Centre Air Conditioning
    R/141/19
    To receive a written report from the Deputy Town Clerk and agree the recommendations