Minutes of the meeting held on Wednesday 1st May 2019
at 7pm in the Mayor’s Parlour.
Cllr P Simcock (Chair)
Cllr N Tatam
Cllr D Simcock
Cllr T Davies
In attendance: Jane Lee (Town Clerk)
- Apologies for absence
Apologies were received from Cllrs Dodd, Jones, Van de Vyver
- Declarations of interest
To be declared during the meeting
- Budget Report month 12 2018/19 & Budget 2019/20
The Town Clerk explained that the Year End Closedown has not yet been actioned therefore a month 1 report for 2019/20 is not available. The Chair requested a list of earmarked reserves so that the level of reserves can be monitored.
- Small Grants Application from Monmouthshire District Scouts
The Committee considered an application for a £375 grant towards a panel to accompany the poppy display at Abergavenny Castle. Cllr Tatam proposed, Cllr Davies seconded, vote carried unanimously.
The Town Clerk explained that the application expected regarding a Youth Mental Health Project will not be submitted, as the prospective applicant is not constituted in accordance with the grant criteria.
- Redesign of website
The Town Clerk informed Councillors that three companies had been invited to quote for the redesign of the website and one quote was received. This is from a local company Jerboa Media and recommends two options depending on the content management system used – Umbraco or WordPress.
Following discussions, Councillors recommend the Umbraco website option which is potentially more secure. The cost of the website redesign will be £2,400 which is within the budget allocation.
|To agree £375 grant to Monmouthshire District Scouts for the panel to accompany the poppy installation
|To agree the website redesign by Jerboa at a cost of £2400
The meeting closed at 7.47pm