Meeting of Finance & General Purposes Committee – Weds 10th January 2024 at 7.00 p.m. in the Sports Pavilion

Parish Clerk. Council Office, Vineyard Close, Lytchett Matravers BH16 6DD.

Email: lytchettmatravers or call 07596 885667.

Copies of related reports for the items below are available on request to the Parish Clerk by 7pm on Tuesday 9th January 2024


All Council decisions must give due consideration to their impact on the community’s carbon footprint.

Public Participation – (standing orders suspended).

1. To receive and consider apologies for absence.

2. To receive any declarations of interest, and consider any requests for Special Dispensations under Section 33 of the Localism Act 2011

3. To receive and approve minutes of the Finance & Gen Purposes Committee meeting held on 13th December 2023

4. To receive and consider reports of past subject matters on the minutes of the Finance & General Purposes Committee (for purposes of report only).

5. To receive and note the 2023-24 year to date bank reconciliation (for purposes of report only).

6. To receive and consider a report covering 2023-24 year to date income and expenditure (for purposes of report only).

7. To review and approve the following sections of the current year forecast and next year financial budget for recommendation to Full Council:

· Earmarked Reserves forecast (replacement of existing Parish Council assets)

· CIL forecast/receipts (infrastructure spending)

· Project forecast (planned infrastructure spending including CIL receipts)

· Income/expense forecast related to existing Parish Council activity/assets

· Precept (equivalent to Band D household tax levied)

· Summary 23/24 Forecast and 24/25 Budget

8. To consider Planning Application P/HOU/2023/07204 & P/LBC/2023/07205 Caroline Cottage, Prospect Road, Lytchett Matravers

Internal and external alterations

9. To consider Planning Application P/HOU/2023/07468 The Old Coach House, Peatons Lane, Lytchett Matravers
Alteration of redundant agricultural building into annexe

10. To consider Planning Application P/HOU/2023/06913 3 Spy Close, Lytchett Matravers, BH16 6DQ Erect rear single storey extension to provide new kitchen/dining area.

11. To receive and consider a report on the current uptake and waiting list for the allotments (for purposes of report only).

12. To consider a response to the Proposed Zebra Crossing – Wareham Road

13. To receive feedback on the DAPTC AGM

14. To consider items for an article in the next Parish Magazine.

15. To note correspondence received.

Members are reminded that the Parish Council has a general duty to consider the following matters in the exercise of any of its functions: Equal Opportunities (race, gender, sexual orientation, marital status and any disability); Crime & Disorder; Health & Safety; and Human Rights.

Signed: A Clothier Date: January 2024

Finance & General Purposes Committee agenda 10th January 7pm in the Sports Pavilion