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Finance and General Purposes Committee

The agendas and minutes can be found at the bottom of the page.

Terms of Reference:

  • To exercise the functions of the Council in respect of finance (except as provided in section 101 (6) LGA 1972 (Functions in respect to levying, or issuing a precept, must be agreed by Full Council)
  • To undertake overall management of Thatcham Town Council’s finances, banking operations and investments.
  • To monitor the ongoing budget to actual income and expenditure.
  • To consider the draft estimates for the forthcoming financial year reporting and recommending to Council accordingly.
  • To monitor the annual budget and review as deemed necessary.
  • To review on a quarterly basis where the general reserves should be invested to attract the best possible interest rates, providing that no more that £100,000 be invested with one financial institution and that money is invested within a Fitch rating A institution or with Newbury Building Society.
  • To exercise the functions of the Council in considering and assessing applications for financial grant aid and allocating awards as is deemed appropriate within the total predetermined budget for that purpose.
  • To prepare and monitor three year forecast budgets.
  • To consider, agree and monitor Service Level Agreements with external organisations.
  • To review Thatcham Town Council’s insurance arrangements.
  • To exercise the functions of the Council in respect of the Council Offices, the acquisition of land or buildings for the purpose over which the Committee has jurisdiction by virtue of these terms of reference, and matters not within the scope of another committee.
  • To engage with West Berkshire Council to ensure s106 Developers’ Contributions and Community Infrastructure Levy funds for Thatcham are allocated to meet the needs of the town.
  • To consider and respond to consultation documents when the appropriate scheduled Committee is not within the given timeframe to meet the deadline.

Upcoming meetings and events

Finance & General Purposes Committee
Monday, 22nd Oct 2018
7:00 pm - 9:00 pm

Finance & General Purposes Committee

Finance & General Purposes Committee
Monday, 21st Jan 2019
7:00 pm - 9:00 pm

Finance & General Purposes Committee

Members

Mr Jason Collis

Jason Collis  
Thatcham North
Conservative

T: 07824 991 352

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Chairman

Mr Richard Crumly

Richard Crumly  
Thatcham Central
Conservative

T: 01635 867 283

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Vice Chairman

Mr Dan Carter

Dan Carter  
Thatcham South and Crookham
Conservative

T: 07776 221 213

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Member

Mr Mike Cole

Mike Cole  
Thatcham North
Liberal Democrats

T: 01635 869 893

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Member

Mrs Jan Cover

Jan Cover  
Thatcham Central
Conservative

T: 07880 753 904

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Member

Mrs Ellen Crumly

Ellen Crumly  
Thatcham Central
Conservative

T: 07833 667 472

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Member

Mr Rob Denton-Powell

Rob Denton-Powell  
Thatcham South and Crookham
Conservative

T: 07951 043 442

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Member

Mrs Julie Goode

Julie Goode  
Thatcham South and Crookham
Conservative

T: 0118 971 3156

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Member

Mr Nathan Gregory

Nathan Gregory  
Thatcham South and Crookham
Conservative

T: 01635 847 267

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Member

Mr David Lister

David Lister  
Thatcham West
Liberal Democrats

T: 01635 862259

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Member

Past meetings and events

F&GP Committee
Monday, 16th Jul 2018
6:30 pm - 8:30 pm

F&GP Committee

F&GP Committee
Monday, 21st May 2018
6:30 pm - 8:00 pm

F&GP Committee

Extraordinary Finance & General Purposes Committee
Monday, 14th May 2018
8:00 pm - 8:30 pm

Extraordinary Finance & General Purposes Committee

Finance & General Purposes Committee
Monday, 9th Apr 2018
6:30 pm - 7:30 pm

Finance & General Purposes Committee

Finance & General Purposes Committee
Monday, 12th Feb 2018
6:30 pm - 8:00 pm

Finance & General Purposes Committee

Finance & General Purposes Committee
Monday, 11th Dec 2017
6:30 pm - 8:00 pm

Finance & General Purposes Committee

Finance & General Purposes Committee
Monday, 2nd Oct 2017
6:30 pm - 8:00 pm

Finance & General Purposes Committee

 

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