BRERETON AND RAVENHILL PARISH COUNCIL
Minutes of a meeting of the Finance and Management Committee held at the Parish Hall, Ravenhill Park, Brereton, on Wednesday, 15th May 2019.
Councillors Mrs G Harvey [Chairman], K Ansell, Mrs DM Easton, R Easton and JC Harvey.
Apologies for absence were received from Councillors Mrs P Ansell and Ms L Bolas.
Mr PG Davies, the Parish Clerk, was also in attendance.
- APPOINTMENT OF CHAIRMAN
That Councillor Mrs G Harvey be appointed Chairman for the ensuing year.
- DECLARATIONS OF INTEREST
There were no declarations given at the commencement of the meeting.
- APPOINTMENT OF VICE-CHAIRMAN
That Councillor Mrs DM Easton be appointed Vice-Chairman for the ensuing year.
That the minutes of the meeting held on 3rd April 2019, 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.
[Councillor Mrs DM Easton and R Easton declared an interest in this item and did not speak or vote thereon.]
- FINANCE REPORT
The Report of the Clerk showing the income and expenditure of the Parish Council as at
30th April 2019, was submitted for information and noted.
- BUS SHELTER
Councillor R Easton reported on the circumstances relating to the supply of materials for new bus shelters from a local company. He was continuing his investigations and would update the Committee further at the next meeting.
- EXCLUSION OF THE PRESS AND PUBLIC
That the press and public be excluded from the remainder of the meeting as staffing matters were to be discussed.
- ANNUAL SALARY REVIEW
The Clerk reported on the nationally agreed pay award for Local Government staff.
Members noted how the agreement would affect the salaries of Parish Councils’ employees.
That the national pay award be adopted in full and the salaries of the Parish Council’s employees be increased in line with the agreement with effect from 1st April 2019.
- DATE AND TIME OF NEXT MEETING
That the next meeting be held on 5th June 2019, at 8.00 p.m.