COUNCILLORS PRESENT: L Canham (Chairman), K Kelly (Vice Chairman), J Burrell, S Thredgle and M Garford

IN ATTENDANCE: J Thomas – Parish Clerk and L McLean – Council Administrator

27/04/18FA: TO RECEIVE APOLOGIES FOR ABSENCE

No apologies were received.

28/04/18FA: TO ACCEPT DECLARATIONS OF INTEREST

No declarations of interest were given.

29/04/18FA: TO APPROVE THE MINUTES OF THE FINANCE & AUDIT MEETING HELD ON WEDNESDAY 7 DECEMBER 2018

The Minutes of the Finance & Audit Meeting held on Wednesday 7 December 2018 were approved by the committee.

30/04/18FA: TO NOTE BUDGET MONITORING REPORT

This item was deferred.

31/04/18FA: TO RESOLVE PARISH COMMUNITY GRANT SCHEME AWARDS

Members received applications for the Parish Community Grant Scheme. They unanimously resolved to grant the following amounts to the following 4 groups.

Spirits Rest – £200

Dartford District Scouts – £100

Dartford Toy Appeal – £250

Valley Park Radio – £450

Members resolved to award the grants at the Annual Parish Meeting on 2 May 2018 at 7pm. 

32/04/18FA: TO AUTHORISE PAYMENTS

This item was deferred.

33/04/18FA: TO PROPOSE ITEMS FOR THE NEXT AGENDA

No items were proposed for the next agenda.

34/04/18FA: EXCLUSION OF PRESS AND PUBLIC

To resolve, pursuant to section 1 (2) of the Public Bodies (Admission to Meetings) Act 1960, that because of the confidential nature of the business to be transacted, the public and the press leave the meeting during consideration of the following items.

35/04/18FA: TO RESOLVE STAFF SALARY AWARDS FOR 2018-19 – REPORT TO FOLLOW

Members were requested to approve and resolve incremental point rises for staff in line with the 2018-19 budget.

Members approved and resolved incremental point rises for staff in line with the 2018-19 budget.

There being no further business the Chairman concluded the meeting at 8.07pm.