REPORT OF THE FINANCE COMMITTEE HELD ON TUESDAY, 19th SEPTEMBER 2017, AT 7.30PM IN THE VILLAGE HALL, 108 LONDON ROAD, SHENLEY
PRESENT: Councillors Nicky Beaton, Rosemary Gilligan, Helen Hussain, Gavin O’Sullivan and William Susman (Chair).
IN ATTENDANCE: Amanda Leboff, Clerk to the Council
54/15 APOLOGIES FOR ABSENCE
There were none
55/15 DECLARATIONS OF INTEREST
There were none
56/15 MINUTES OF FINANCE COMMITTEE MEETING HELD ON 20th JUNE 2017
It was AGREED that the minutes of the Finance Committee Meeting, held on 20th June 2017 be confirmed as a correct record.
57/15 MATTERS ARISING
There were no matters arising
58/15 THE COMMUNITY PAYBACK SCHEME & POTENTIAL COST FOR WEEKLY ATTENDANCE
The meeting agreed that the Community payback scheme is working very well and we should continue with the current weekly arrangement for the foreseeable future. It was AGREED the clerk would write a letter of thanks to Alex at Café in the Orchard for the teas and coffees he supplies. It was also agreed we should ask if he wants paying for this moving forward.
59/15 THE HARRIS LANE PAVILION
Following a discussion it was AGREED that Cllr Gilligan would contact Fin Log to ask for a quote and what options are available regarding replacing the current pavilion.
60/15 POTANTIAL HOLIDAY ACTIVITIES FOE CHILDREN IN SHENLEY
The meeting AGREED that it would be a good idea to offer holiday activities for the children in Shenley. The Clerk will ask Hertsmere Borough Council about their scheme and the possibility of Shenley being included.
61/15 POSSIBILITY OF PURCAHSING AN ADDITIONAL CCTV CAMERA
Following a discussion and the agreement that the current CCTV camera has been a great success, it was AGREED the clerk would contact Stevenage CCTV and ask the cost of a second camera and what would be required of the Parish Council in order to secure it.
62/15 CLOSE OF MEETING
The meeting closed at 8.30pm CHAIR