- Cllr Dan Beauchamp
- Cllr Giles Cattermole
- Cllr Katharine Keats-Rohan
- Cllr Mike Kidley (Chairman)
- Cllr Marcus Harris (The Mayor)
- Michelle Taylor, Town Clerk & Responsible Finance Officer
- Jacqui Coker, Local Government Officer
- 0 members of the public
- 0 members of the press
337/22 MEETING PROTOCOL
The Chairman explained the protocol that would be followed in conducting the meeting
Councillor Kidley, who was chairing the meeting in Councillor Holford’s absence, welcomed Councillor Keats-Rohan to her first meeting of the Committee.
Apologies were received from Councillors Beatty, Holford, Newcombe and Whelan.
340/22 DECLARATION OF INTERESTS
No interests were declared.
It was proposed by Councillor Beauchamp, and seconded by Councillor Harris, and RESOLVED that the minutes of the meeting of the Finance and Properties Committee held on 1 August 2022 be approved as a correct record and the Chairman is authorised to sign them.
342/22 ACTIONS FROM PREVIOUS MEETING
The Committee reviewed actions agreed at the last meeting. Most had been completed and the remaining others were in progress.
343/22 PUBLIC PARTICIPATION
There were no members of the public present.
344/22 TERMS OF REFERENCE
Councillor Holford had indicated through an email that as the Committee’s Chairman she had fully reviewed the existing terms of reference and did not believe they required amendment.
It was proposed by Councillor Beauchamp, and seconded by Councillor Keats-Rohan, and RESOLVED that this item be deferred to the next meeting of the Finance and Properties Committee on 5 December 2022.
345/22 BILL SCHEDULE
The Town Clerk and Responsible Finance Officer presented the Bill Schedule for July 2022 and took questions from Members.
It was proposed by Councillor Keats-Rohan, and seconded by Councillor Beauchamp, and RESOLVED that the Bill Schedule for July 2022 be approved
Councillor Cattermole abstained.
346/22 QUARTER 1 ACCOUNTS, 2022-23
The Town Clerk and Responsible Finance Officer reported that this would now be taken to the Full Council as it was not yet ready.
347/22 CHRISTMAS 2022
Prior to the meeting, the Community, Business and Tourism Development Officer had circulated a report outlining the Council’s planned activities for the Christmas period, including engagement with local tradespeople. This was for information only.
Wallingford in Business had stepped down from organising a Christmas event.
348/22 FUTURE AGENDA ITEMS
No items were identified for future meetings.
349/22 EXCLUSION OF PRESS AND PUBLIC
It was proposed by Councillor Keats-Rohan, and seconded by Councillor Beauchamp, and RESOLVED that the press and public be excluded from the meeting due to the confidential nature of the business to be transacted
350/22 WINTER MOORINGS [confidential]
351/22 WIGOD FAMILY CENTRE – HEADS OF TERMS [confidential]
352/22 2023/24 BUDGET PREPARATION [confidential]
The meeting ended at 7.46 pm
Minutes of the meeting of the Finance and Properties Committee held on 24 October 2022, signed as a correct record
2022-10-24 FIN PUBLIC minutes