Finance and General Purposes Committee

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Cllr G Cutting (ex-officio)
Cllr Miss H Drake
Cllr R Gilbert (Vice-Chairman)
Cllr Mrs D Hollebon
Cllr G Jones
Cllr G McAndrew
Cllr T Page

Cllr Woodward
Cllr J Wyllie (Chairman)


To consider annual estimates of income and expenditure and recommend to the Council the amount of Precept to be levied by the Town Council;

To receive periodical statements of the Council’s actual and budgeted income and expenditure and to recommend future corrective action if necessary;

To review annually and recommend the Council’s scale of charges for all the Council’s services prior to the annual budget meeting, other than the Allotments service;

To recommend to the Council the acquisition or disposal of any property other than allotment land (note that former allotment land is not allotment land and therefore lies within the remit of F&GP); 

To oversee the management of the Council’s assets and make appropriate recommendations to the Town Council;

To review personnel policies recommended by the Chief Executive and recommend such policies (amended as necessary) to Council for adoption; 

Periodically to review remuneration policy and make recommendations to the Council;

To oversee the operation of Bishop’s Stortford’s Market, subject to the requirements of the contract with East Herts Council;

To consider any activity of the Council referred to it by the Council.

Note that the remit of the Finance and General Purposes Committee will not include the appointment of replacement staff which is delegated to the Chief Executive.  The appointment of the Chief Executive will be made by the Council or a separate panel set up for that specific purpose by the Council;

Monday, May 21, 2018 -
7:30pm to 9:30pm
Q4 Results
Monday, July 23, 2018 -
7:30pm to 9:30pm
Q1 Results
Monday, November 5, 2018 -
7:30pm to 9:30pm
Q2 Results/Charges 2018/19
Monday, January 21, 2019 -
7:30pm to 9:30pm
Q3 Results and Budget
Monday, May 20, 2019 -
7:30pm to 9:30pm
Q4 Results