Agenda
Finance and Administration Committee

Thursday 16 September 2021 - 7pm at Willand Village Hall

AGENDA
1. Apologies
To receive any apologies from Councillors

2. To receive any declarations of interest from Members on any of the agenda items.

3. Items brought forward from the Chair

4. Public questions on any of the agenda items

5. To approve the minutes of the meeting held: Thursday 17 June 2021 (circulated)

6. ADMINISTRATION
a) Emergency Plan
i) Review of current plan (dated June 2021) and to provide Clerk with any changes
ii) To note next review due at December F & A Committee meeting, to include recommendations arising from Clerk’s attendance at MDDC/DCT webinar on 27 September, “Building Community Resilience – Making Plans.”
b) To review the website accessibility statement
c) To review the need for the continuation of the Willand helpline
d) Staff appraisal/review meetings – to receive a report from Councillor Wilcox
e) Training:
i) To consider DALC/SLCC recommendation for training to be a standard agenda item
ii) To receive a report from the Clerk, summarising training attended to date and to consider future training
needs

7. FINANCE
a) To review the current income and expenditure budgets and agree any necessary adjustments
b) To review the allotment rents and water charges and agree scale of charges for 2022/23
c) Precept for 2022/23
i) Review of current salaries and preparation for 2022/23 budget planning (in accordance with
financial regulations)
ii) Review and agree hourly rate for handyman
iii) Review of cemetery fees
iv) Review cemetery maintenance specification (grass cutting/hedge maintenance) and Quarlfox quotation,
to include additional works in the extension area
v) Councillors to bring forward any new initiatives for 2022/23 which would incur on-going costs rather than
an allocation from existing reserves

8. Councillors’ Roundtable: to receive any further information from Councillors and to highlight future agenda items.

Barbara Bodkin
Clerk to Willand Parish Council

10 September 2021

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