BRERETON AND RAVENHILL PARISH COUNCIL
Minutes of a meeting of the Finance and Management Committee held on-line on Wednesday, 6th January 2021.
Councillors Mrs DM Easton [Chairman], Alderman R Easton and Mrs L Johnson.
Apologies for absence were received from Councillors K Ansell, Mrs P Ansell, Mrs G Harvey and JC Harvey.
Mr PG Davies, the Parish Clerk, was also in attendance.
- DECLARATIONS OF INTEREST
Councillors Mrs DM Easton and Alderman R Easton declared a personal interest in respect of the payment to HEPs [minute 3 refers].
That the minutes of the meeting held on 4th November 2020, be approved and signed as a correct record.
- ACCOUNTS FOR PAYMENT
The Clerk circulated a schedule of accounts for payment.
That authority be given for the payments included on the submitted schedule.
- FINANCE REPORT
The Report of the Clerk showing the income and expenditure of the Parish Council as at
31st October 2020, was submitted for information and noted.
- MARIE CURIE
The Committee noted the contents of an email from Marie Curie inviting the Parish Council to consider making a donation.
That a donation of £25.00 be made to the Marie Curie Charity.
- CHETWYND’S CHARITY
The Committee noted the contents of a letter from the Clerk to the Trustees of the Charity inviting the Parish Council to consider making a donation.
That a donation of £25.00 be made to Chetwynd’s Charity.
- CANNOCK CHASE SHED
The Committee considered the contents of an email from this organisation based in Hednesford inviting the Parish Council to consider making a grant of £250.00 towards the cost of woodwork materials.
As this organisation was based outside the parish, it was
That no grant be made.
- ZOOM MEETING
- That no action be taken on the purchase of a licence at a cost of £119.90 to extend the duration of Zoom meetings beyond 40 minutes.
- That the Chairman, together with Councillor Mrs L Johnson and the Clerk investigate other alternatives for securing an extension to the 40 minutes deadline.
- DATE AND TIME OF NEXT MEETING
That the next meeting be held on 3rd February 2021, at 8.30 p.m.