BRIGHTLINGSEA TOWN COUNCIL
Minutes of the Meeting held at the Parish Hall, Victoria Place, Brightlingsea on Wednesday 9th May 2012 at 7.00 pm
I Block (Chairman)
J Chapman (Vice Chairman)
D Dixon, A Goggin, J Russell,
G Steady and K Yallop
Also in Attendance:
Tracey Pulford- Town Clerk/RFO
Councillors V Chapman and C Olivier
F.059. APOLOGIES FOR ABSENCE: None received.
F.060. CONFIRMATION OF THE MINUTES OF THE MEETING HELD ON THE 29TH MARCH 2012 RECEIVED BY COUNCIL ON THE 19TH APRIL 2012:.
The Minutes were accepted as a true record of the meeting.
F.061. DECLARATION OF PERSONAL AND PREJUDICIAL INTERESTS:
Members were reminded of the requirement to disclose any interest in relation to items on the agenda, when these are discussed.
F.062. 2011-2012 End of Year Accounts and associated paperwork:
All members had a copy of the Annual Financial Report, Accounts for Audit for 2011/2012, and copy of the Annual Return
Members agreed the figures in Section 1of the Annual Return, and answered yes to boxes 1-8 on Section 2 of the Annual Return. Box 9 was to be answered N/A.
The Chairman then recommended that the End of Year Accounts are accepted, with all necessary paperwork being signed off at the Annual Council Meeting on the 17th May 2011.
Recommendation: End of Year Accounts are agreed and signed off at the Annual Council Meeting on the 17th May 2011.
Councillor Olivier raised again the legality or otherwise of the Cricket Club project. After discussion it was confirmed by the Chairman that this was legal, it has been cleared by (a) Finance Committee (b) Full Council (c) Auditors and (d) Solicitor. He stated that this project has not only given the opportunity for both senior and junior members of the cricket club to train safety, but also enhanced the council estate.
F.063. CLOSE OF MEETING:
There being no further business, the meeting closed at 7.31 pm.