Agenda – Meeting 6 (2019/20)
This meeting was held in accordance with Local Authorities and Police & Crime Panels (Coronavirus) (Flexibility of Local Authority and Crime Panels Meeting) (England and Wales) Regulations 2020
Members of the public were invited to join the meeting via Zoom.
138. Apologies for absence
To receive apologies and consider acceptance.
139. Declarations of Interest
To note any declarations of interest
140. Requests from the public to speak
Members of the public are invited to speak on items which are on the agenda.
141. Minutes of the Meeting held on 24 August 2020
To agree and sign the minutes as a true record.
142. Terms of Reference
To note the ToR approved at the Full Council Meeting held 28 September with a membership of the Policy, Process & Revenue Committee of 8 members, quorum of 3. Current membership of this Committee is 9.
143. Finance Reports
143.1 To note the Finance Report Pack September 2020. This includes details of all expenditure and receipt items, bank statements, bank reconciliations, breakdown of expenditure and receipts by budget item, management reports. This pack is circulated with the agenda and published on the website under agenda item.
143.2 To approve and sign the report pack.
144. Budget/Precept 2021 – 2022
To note that each Committee needs to consider their budget in order to make recommendations to the full Council budget setting meeting due to be held on 11th January 2021. Events Committee should approve recommendation of budget at the meeting to be held on 10/11/2020. Amenities Committee should approve recommendation of budget at the meeting to be held on 8/12/2020. Policy Process & Revenue Committee should approve recommendation of budget at the meeting to be held on
145. Policy and Procedure
To receive a report from Cllr Poulton with regard to the correct procedure for dealing with complaints from members of the public and the process for instruction of works/commission of services.
146. Land Sale
To consider a proposal from Cllr Poulton and Cllr Lord Pennington regarding sale of Manley Road Copse and Marshlands.
147. Over 70s Vouchers
To note that the current scheme only allows independent businesses to take part (https://frodsham.gov.uk/2020/09/christmas-voucher-scheme-invitation-local-businesses-copy/) and consider revisions to the scheme to allow non-independent businesses to take part.
148. Remembrance Day Update
To receive a report from the Clerk.
149. Bonfire Night
To receive a report from Cllr Critchley with regard to providing security guards on the Memorial Field to prevent unregulated groups from setting off fireworks.
150. Grants Scheme
To note that the grants scheme closes on 1st November 2020 and that to date (20/10/2020) there have been 3 applications for grant funding.
Castle Park Arts Centre has requested a grant of £1,800 for improvements to the courtyard garden. Frodsham Youth Association has requested a grant of £2,800 to buy equipment, pay overnight camping fees and fund 2 x Friday evening staff members. Runcorn Rowing Club has requested a grant of £10,000 as a contribution towards consultancy fees for a new boathouse and clubhouse.
151. Path to Frodsham War Memorial
To receive a report from Cllr J Critchley.
152. Frodsham Town Clock
To receive an update from the Clerk
153. Frodsham Community Association
To note email received from Frodsham Community Association with regard to their intention to apply for planning approval to erect a storage unit.
154. Memorial Garden
To receive a report from Cllr J Critchley and agree action to be taken.
155. Chair’s Report
To receive a verbal report from Cllr J Critchley