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Meeting of the Finance and General Purposes Committee including Amenities Committee


The meeting of the Finance and General Purposes Committee including Amenities Committee is to be held by video conference at 7pm on Monday 26 April 2021. Members of the public are invited to attend and listen to the proceedings. (Zoom meeting access details attached)

In the interests of transparency, the council asks that any person wishing to record the meetings proceedings informs the Chairman prior to the start of the meeting and that recording equipment is on view. There is an Open Session on the Agenda at which time members of the public are invited to raise any matters pertaining to the work of the committee, limited to fifteen minutes, during which time Standing Orders will be suspended.


  1. Apologies for Absence
  2. Declarations of Interest 
  3. Chairman’s Announcements
  4. Minutes of the Finance and General Purposes/Amenities Meeting held 22 March 2021 for Approval
  5. Clerks Report on Previous Minutes
  6. Open Session for Members of the Public to Raise Relevant Matters, Limited to 15 Minutes


  • Grange and Hall Managers Report & Pricing Review
  • To Reconsider Decision for an External Survey, Tender Process and Project Admin of Grange Exterior Refurbishment (Cllrs Spencer, Thomas, Tomlinson)
  • Grooms Cottage Development: Street Naming Consultation 
  • To Consider Results of Site Meeting for Benches in Rockley Park and Proposals
  • Benches and Bins Considerations (Cllr Kirk)
  • Tree Surveys 2021: To Receive a Recommendation from the Working Group to Carry Out Works from Sept Onwards (F&GP to Finance)
  • Fountain : To Receive a Recommendation from Full Council to Carry Out Full Restoration Subject to LBC (F&GP to Finance)
  • Nature Reserves: To Receive and Consider Recommendations from the Working Group Meeting Held 8.4.21  inclusive of Acceptance of Trees from the Trent Rivers Trust for Lily Ponds
  • Cemetery Update & Fees
  • Skatepark Update and Site Considerations
  • To Reconsider Proposals to Growth Board for Grange Grounds Improvements (All Cllrs on Working Group)
  • Play Area Inspection/Action Report
  • Correspondence
  • Resident: Air Handling Grange Hall
  • Resident: Bins Cliff Top

                 Finance and General Purposes

  • Income/Expenditure Figures and Payments – March 2021 Net Budget Results
  • Net Budget March 2021 Accruals: To Consider Additional £3k for Fountain and £4k for Tree Survey Work & Any Agreed Skatepark Expenditure
  • Aspirations for CIL Funding Allocations: To Consider (Noting 4 Year Plan)
  • CCTV: To Consider Addition to the 4 Year Plan
  • Annual Parish Meeting: 19 May – To Consider
  • Cllrs Reports

    The Chairman to move that the press and public be excluded from the meeting during consideration of item  26 on the grounds that  
    it involves the likely disclosure of exempt information as defined in section 1(2) of the Public Bodies (Admissions to meetings) Act

  • To Accept the Minutes of the Personnel and Wages Sub Committee Meeting Held 29 March 2021
  • Date of Next Meeting: 24 May 2021

J. Grice