Resources Committee

Resources Committee

Receive financial statements on the Council’s accounts; 

The preparation of the Annual Accounts; 

Grants to outside bodies; 

The fixing of charges and rents and fees taking in to account recommendations from Council or other Committees; 

The instruction and authorisation and negotiation of land transactions; 

Preparation of any leases and the heads of terms for such leases; 

The overview and management of any insurance provision required of the Town council; 

The overview and management of any office equipment and furniture required by the Town council; 

The management and maintenance of the Council’s buildings; 

The management and performance of the Council’s staff including annual appraisal of the Clerk and recommendations to Council as appropriate; 

Matters relating to salaries and pensions of the Council’s staff; 

Assigning co-signatories to the Council’s Bank accounts and updating as and when required. 

Delegated to the Resources Committee:

  1. To receive the Town Clerk’s report on the position of the Council’s account at least once per cycle; 
  2. To oversee and recommend to Council any changes to the Council’s annual budget concerning the Terms of Reference of the Committee; 
  3. To consider and determine applications for grant aid; 
  4. To fix charges for services, licences and fees within the purview of the committee taking into account recommendations from Council or other Committees; 
  5. To fix rents for any premises under the control of the committee; 
  6. To negotiate land transactions on behalf of the Council including the content of leases; 
  7. To be responsible for all of the Council’s insurance matters; 
  8. To be responsible for the repair and maintenance of all the Council’s built assets, fixtures and fittings with the exception of any shelters upon open space/recreational land which falls within the purview of Community Committee; 
  9. To deal with the Council’s Human Resources including matters relating to staff such as performance, salaries and pensions, as well as hiring and dismissal and make recommendations to Council as necessary.