Minutes of the Parish Council Meeting held on

Monday 23 January 2012 at 7.00pm at the Village Hall, Laneham.


PRESENT: Parish Councillors (PCllr) Phil Baines, Fred Clark, Elaine Collier, David Myers, Corrina Simpson-Kane (Chair)


Apologies:  John Cobb


Purpose of the meeting:  To finalise the precept application and complete the Estimates Form 2012/13 for Bassetlaw District Council.










       The Clerk had provided the meeting with a draft copy of the Bassetlaw District Council Estimates Form; detail of the 2011/12 precept; 2011/12 quarters 1, 2 and 3 actual gross expenditure and quarter 4 forecast gross expenditure and a copy of the bank reconciliation as at 31 December 2011.


       The BDC Estimates form detailed the following annual grants from Bassetlaw District Council payable for 2012/13.

       BDC Concurrent Grant                             £222

       BDC Public Convenience Grant              £4300

       BDC Street Cleaning Grant                      £206


       The meeting discussed and agreed the following proposed expenditure for 2012/13:


       Grass cutting                                            450

       Clerkís annual wage                                1500

       Stationery                                                115

       Subscriptions/website                                70

       Insurance liability & assets                        360

       Insurance village hall buildings                  500

       Graveyard maintenance                             700

       General repairs, maintenance, signage       200

       Village Hall Ė repairs & maintenance          750

       Auditor Expenses                                     180

       St Peterís Church Ministry                         600

       Christmas lights & power                            50

       Clerk/councillor expenses                           30

       Donations/prizes/incentives                        60

       St Peterís Church ministry          Donation TBC         From Parish Funds

       Sub total                                                5565

       Caretaking - public conveniences             4300

       Total gross expenditure                       £9865


       The meeting agreed that £140 plus an amount to be agreed as a donation to St Peterís Church Ministry would be contributed towards the above expenditure from parish funds.


       The above was agreed by all councillors present and the Clerk was informed to complete the BDC Estimates Form accordingly.