19 June, 2018 21:10

Broadwoodkelly Parish Council

Annual Parish Meeting

Minutes of the Annual Parish Meeting for Broadwoodkelly Parish Council held in the Village Hall on Tuesday 22nd May 2017 at 7.30 p.m.

Present: Chairman Cllr Roger Heggadon, Cllrs T. Hill, D. Reed, Mrs B. Cook and R. Gant.

Cllr J. Clark had sent his apologies because of work commitments. The apology was accepted.

Borough Councillor Louise Watts and 2 members of the public were also present.… Read on

19 June, 2018 21:01

Broadwoodkelly Parish Council

County Area: Devon

Please provide full explanations, including numerical values, for the following:

· Variances of more than 15% between totals for individual boxes (except variances of less than £200)

· A breakdown of approved reserves if the total reserves (Box 7) figure is more than twice the annual precept/rates and levies value (Box 2)

Box 2 Precept or Levies

Year ending 31/3/2017 – £2948

Year ending 31/3/2018 – £3107

Difference – £159 no explanation required

Box 3 Total other receipts

Year ending 31/3/2017 – £151

Year ending 31/3/2018 – £1759

Difference – £1608 explanation required

In 2017 the Council Tax support Grant was £102 and in 2018 it was £93 – (£9)

In 2017 £48 of VAT was reclaimed in £2018 it was £0 – (£48)

In 2018 a claim was made to TAP fund for highways work – £300

In 2018 £1335 was received from the Transparency Fund to assist

In meeting the Transparency Code – £1335

In 2018 there was a cancelled cheque totalling £30 – £30

TOTAL EXPLAINED – £1608

Broadwoodkelly Parish Council

County Area: Devon

Please provide full explanations, including numerical values, for the following:

· Variances of more than 15% between totals for individual boxes (except variances of less than £200)

· A breakdown of approved reserves if the total reserves (Box 7) figure is more than twice the annual precept/rates and levies value (Box 2)

Box 4 Staff Costs

Year ending 31/3/2017 – £351

Year ending 31/3/2018 – £928

Difference – £577 explanation required

In 2017 35 hours @ £9.12 were owed to the outgoing clerk it was overlooked

In that financial year and paid early in 2018 £319

Payments to the clerk in 2017 totalled (£351)

Payments to the clerk in 2018 3 hours @ £9.12 and 63 hours @£9.24 £609

TOTAL EXPLAINED – £577

Box 5 Loan interest/capital repayments

Balances NIL no explanation required

Broadwoodkelly Parish Council

County Area: Devon

Please provide full explanations, including numerical values, for the following:

· Variances of more than 15% between totals for individual boxes (except variances of less than £200)

· A breakdown of approved reserves if the total reserves (Box 7) figure is more than twice the annual precept/rates and levies value (Box 2)

Box 6 All other payments

Year ending 31/3/2017 – £1419

Year ending 31/3/2018 – £1863

Difference – £444 explanation required

In 2018 £350 was paid for the creation of a website (transparency) – £350

In 2018 £458 was paid for the purchase of a laptop/software (transparency) – £458

In 2018 £67 was paid for the purchase of a printer (transparency) – £67

In 2017 a lengthsman was employed to carry out work on the highways – (£300)

In 2017 £200 was paid to the PCC and in 2016 only £100 was paid – (£100)

Ins 2017 £7 was paid in VAT, but in 2018 £105 was paid – £98

In 2017 clerks expenses amounted to £123, but in 2018 they were £78 -(£45)

In 2017 DALC membership was £50, but invoice not received by year end

In 2018 so £0 paid -(£50)

In 2017 the council paid for the village hall insurance £498, in 2018 this

Was £414 -(£84)

In 2018 the council paid for insurance for a bonfire organised by the

Village hall committee -£50

TOTAL EXPLAINED – £444

Broadwoodkelly Parish Council

County Area: Devon

Please provide full explanations, including numerical values, for the following:

· Variances of more than 15% between totals for individual boxes (except variances of less than £200)

· A breakdown of approved reserves if the total reserves (Box 7) figure is more than twice the annual precept/rates and levies value (Box 2)

Explanation for high reserves

If Box 7 is more than twice Box 2 because the authority held the following breakdown of reserves at the year end:

Box 7 – £9832

Box 2 – £3107

Breakdown required:

TAP Fund £873.99

Parish Paths Partnership (P3) £640.00

Transparency Code Funding £460.06

Election £2000.00

General Reserves £5857.95

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