Venue: Melksham Town Hall

Contact: Linda Roberts 

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Declarations of Interest

To receive any Declarations of Interest in respect of items on this agenda as required by the Code of Conduct adopted by the Council.


Members are reminded that, in accordance with the Council’s Code of Conduct, they are required to declare any disclosable pecuniary interest or other registrable interests which have not already been declared in the Council’s Register of Interests. Members may however, also decide, in the interests of clarity and transparency, to declare at this point in the meeting, any such disclosable pecuniary interests which they have already declared on the Register, as well as any other registrable or other interests.



Minutes pdf icon PDF 291 KB

To approve the Minutes of the Finance & Admin Committee meeting held on Tuesday, 27 August 2019.


Budget 2020/21

To consider budgetary requirements for 2020/21.


Community Development:                              Increase Xmas tree budget to £1200


Economic Development & Planning: 


·         A separate planning training budget (2 Planning training sessions, 2 Economic Development were suggested).

·         Costs associated with the new Economic Development Manager undertaking a Market Towns Survey

·         Costs associated with taking the Town Vision, currently being produced, to the next level.

·         A budget for the Economic Development Manager to attend events to promote Melksham.




Budget Report for August pdf icon PDF 194 KB

To note.


Earmarked Reserves pdf icon PDF 10 KB

To note.


Monthly Financial Statement pdf icon PDF 13 KB

To note the Financial Statement for August.


Floral Planting 3 Year Contract 2020-2022

Members are asked to consider the tenders received from Supplier A and Supplier B for a 3 year Summer Floral Planting Contract and to consider any budget requirements for 2020-2021 and to note correspondence from current floral planting provider.



Additional documents:


Christmas Fayre - Saturday 7 December 2019

Members are asked to allocate a budget towards the costs associated with the road closure for the Chrismas Fayre.


Property Valuations pdf icon PDF 761 KB

To review the information contained within the property valuation report undertaken by RebuildCost Assessment.Com and make recommendations to the Asset Management Committee.



Motion Received from Councillor Westbrook

Motion Received from Councillor Westbrook regarding the website:


That the clerks is authorised, to appoint a web developer to completely rebuild the Melksham Town Council website. That the maximum cost of this should be £10K to be taken from general reserves.