Minutes of the Finance Committee meeting held on Monday 24 July 2000 in Milton Community Centre at 7.00pm Present: RT Summerfield (chair) JE Coston RJ Farrington PK Oldham The clerk 1 Apologies for absence HM Smith RLE Waters 352/00 2 Chairman RTS was elected chairman. 353/00 3 Minutes of the meeting of 25 April 2000 were confirmed and signed as a true record. 4 Matters arising 354/00 Cheque 1810 youth equipment not received by County Council. (201/00) AGREED to sign replacement cheque - no. 1847. 355/00 5 Bank Reconciliation and Bank Statements The chairman reconciled the bank statements as at 31/06/00. Noted that up to date Money Master account statement not to hand. 356/00 6 Review of Debtors Debtors at 31/06/00 - VAT recoverable - Allotment rent (since received). 357/00 7 Review of Budget and Year to Date Actuals The budget figures and year to date actuals were reviewed. Expenditure - Millennium money expenditure may not be finalised until next financial year. Possible expenditure - photographs and gifts for children. Noted that the school ball did not lose money. 358/00 8 Audit The audit report had been received and circulated. Two points were noted for future years: 1 Evidence needed of sufficient buildings insurance by MCC. 2 It was suggested that Loans Outstanding (PWLB) should be removed from balance sheet and recorded in supporting statement. AGREED to ask auditor to point out where in the NALC and CIPFA Guidance Notes suggestion 2 could be found in order that Committee could discuss further before responding. 359/00 9 Salary Scales AGREED to recommend acceptance of National Joint Council for Local Government Services pay settlement of 3% as from 01/04/00: Litter picker - SCP 4 = £4.62 per hour Mobile warden - SCP 11 = £5.93 per hour Clerk - SCP 21 = £7.70 per hour. Suggested that the warden is paid 20 miles per week travelling (from 15 miles) subject to consideration by Community Care committee. 10 Any other business There being no other business the meeting was closed at 7.30pm.