MINUTES OF RYDE TOWN COUNCIL’S
FINANCE & COMMUNITY RESOURCES COMMITTEE HELD ON
TUESDAY 09 MARCH 2021 at 7PM VIA THE ZOOM MEETING FACILITY
Cllr Phil Jordan (Chair), Cllr Henry Adams, Cllr Charles Chapman, Cllr
Diana Conyers, Cllr Michael Lilley, Cllr Sue Lyons, Cllr Malcolm Ross,
Cllr Lou Temel,
Gareth Hughes (RFO) Tonia Voller (Administration Assistant)
PUBLIC QUESTION TIME
There had been no public questions received.
Apologies were received from Councillor Lucioni and Councillor Stephens.
DECLARATIONS OF INTEREST
REQUESTS FOR DISPENSATIONS
MINUTES OF THE LAST MEETING
The minutes to the previous meeting held on 12 January 2021 were reviewed.
THAT the minutes of the meeting held on 12 January 2021 were agreed.
GRANTS AND COMMITTEES RECOMMENDATIONS
With the agreement of the Chairman, this item was moved to be considered at the
beginning of the meeting.
Consideration was given to the Grants Committee recommendations
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It was suggested that the New Carnival Company were encouraged to work more
closely with similar projects in the Town.
THAT the following recommendation by the Grants Sub Committee be agreed.
i. To award an annual grant of £8,000 to Wight Wave Beach Sports to deliver
the Beach Sports programme
ii. To award an annual grant of £7,000 to the IW Bus & Coach Museum
iii. To award a further £2,500 as requested to the New Carnival Company in
addition to the £5,000 annual funding already agreed in the budget 21/22
iv. To award a further £2,000 in addition to the £3,000 annual funding already
awarded in the budget for 21/22
APPOINTMENT OF INTERNAL AUDITOR
Consideration was given to the RFO’s proposal to appoint a new auditor.
THAT Mr Steve Milford be appointed as the new Internal Auditor.
Consideration was given to open separate bank accounts for Network Ryde and Ryde
Harbour and Beach activity.
THAT the RFO opens bank accounts for Network Ryde and Ryde Harbour and
BANK RECONCILLIATION & BUDGET MONITOR
The bank reconciliation and budget monitor were received and noted by the
Committee. A question was asked and the RFO responded accordingly
The Payments list was received and noted by the Committee for October 2020 -
DATE OF NEXT MEETING
THAT the next meeting of the Finance and Community Resources Committee
will be confirmed after the local Elections take place.
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