17 September 2013 – Agenda
SUMMONS TO ATTEND A MEETING OF POLICY & RESOURCES COMMITTEE
TO: All Members of the Policy & Resources Committee
Cllrs D W Bretherton (Vice Chairman), D G Butler, N G Champken-Woods, D W Dodds, M L Dyer (Chairman), L Emery, H M Fickling, A Gunn, V F Humphries and M P Welply
Ex Officio (Voting) Members – P Lambert (Town Mayor) and J Matelot Green (Deputy Mayor)
To all other Members for information
VENUE: Upper Chamber, Thame Town Hall
DATE: Tuesday 17 September 2013
TIME: 6.30 pm (maximum two hours)
Clerk of the Council
Date: 11 September 2013
1 Apologies for Absence
2 Declarations of Interest
3 Public Participation
To consider applications from members of the public to address the Committee (5 minutes maximum), applications having been received by the Town Clerk no later than 5pm on the last working day preceding the meeting.
4 Investment Portfolio
To receive a presentation on the performance of the Council’s investments from Rathbone Brothers plc.
5 Street Pastors
To receive a presentation from the Street Pastors.
To confirm as a correct record the Minutes of the Policy & Resources Committee Meeting held on 11 June 2013.
To agree funding for the Street Pastors.
8 Budget / Finance Summary
To receive a summary of the accounts for the Policy & Resources Committee to 31 July 2013.
9 Reports from Representatives on Outside Bodies
a) Citizens Advice Bureau – Cllr Lambert
b) Thame Museum Trust – Cllrs Emery and Laver
c) Barns Centre – Cllrs Butler and Matelot Green
d) 21st Century Thame – Cllrs Bretherton, Fickling and Laver
10 Investment Strategy
To review the current strategy and agree the approach to be taken on investments for the next twelve months.
11 Depreciation of Fixed Assets
To review the Depreciation of Fixed Assets policy.
12 Fees and Charges
To review the Schedule of Charges for 2013-14.
13 Saturday Surgeries
To review the effectiveness of the surgeries in the past 12 months.
14 Swimming Pool
To discuss the position being taken on unpaid maintenance charges.
15 SODC Electoral Review
To consider any suggested changes for submission.
16 Guide Building
To report the findings of the annual inspection
17 Church Meadow (Cricket Ground) Boundary
To decide the most appropriate action to take in determining the boundary with Bell Close.
18 External Electricity Points
To agree the terms and conditions of the Town Hall External Electricity Points.
19 Thame and District Housing Association
To discuss a council representative to the Management Committee.
20 Christmas Working Arrangements
To note the opening hours of the Town Hall.
21 Compliments and Complaints
To note the report.
22 For Information
a) Towns Alive National Awards – Commendation Certificate