Finance and Policy Committee

The Finance and Policy Committee currently has 12 committee members and meets on a Monday at least 4 times a year. It is the committee that ensures the organisation and finances of the Town Council are efficient, open and transparent and accountable to the Council and wider public. 

 

The objectives of the Finance and Policy Committee are:

  • Develop the budget and propose the annual budget and precept to the Full Council
  • Set the policy framework for our work across all areas.
  • Manage standing orders.
  • Manage budgetary and financial affairs.
  • Allocate spending authority to the councils’ committees and its officers and agents.
  • Develop procedures and protocols for the smooth running of the council including procurement policies.
  • Provide support and guidance to the Town Clerk through the Chairperson and Deputy Chairperson.
  • Maximise funding from elsewhere for the Council’s projects. (By obtaining match funding or grants).Act as the body to resolve grievance and disciplinary matters of staff.
  • Resolve disputes between Councillors and complaints about conduct of council affairs.
  • Develop and oversee relationships with outside organisations and partnerships

A sub committee of the Finance and Policy Committee is the Staffing Sub Committee. This sub committee deals with all staff related matters and procedures. The Chair of this sub committee is Cllr Rod Smith.

Please note: Minutes are published in final format once they have been signed and approved at the next committee meeting.

Agendas and Minutes

19 Jan 21

16:00 to 18:00

Staffing Sub-Committee

Agenda

Minutes

16 Feb 21

16:00

Staffing Sub-Committee

Agenda

8 Mar 21

19:00 to 21:00

Agenda

Minutes

Additional Documents

31 May 21

19:00

Committee Members

Mayor Mat Feakins

Mayor Mat Feakins

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Richard Roden

Richard Roden

(Elected May '17)

07729 717794

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Claudia Blair

Claudia Blair

(Elected May '17)

01600 715662

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Terry Christopher

Terry Christopher

(Elected May '17)

01600 715662

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Rod Smith

Rod Smith

(Elected February '20)

07539851792

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Jamie Treharne

Jamie Treharne

(Elected May '17)

07456843992

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Anthea Dewhurst

Anthea Dewhurst

(Elected May '17)

07762 468903

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Jane Gunter

Jane Gunter

(Elected May '17)

01600 715670

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Rachel Jupp

Rachel Jupp

(Elected November ‘18)

01600 716838 / 07981716721

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Jane Lucas

Jane Lucas

(Elected May '17)

07766447829 (after 3.30pm)

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Sue White

Sue White

(Elected April '18)

01600 712611

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Kelly Jackson-Graham

Kelly Jackson-Graham

(Elected May '17)

07905415871

kelly.wyesham@gmail.com