Decision details

Banking Arrangements

Decision Maker: Annual Council Meeting

Decision status: For Determination

Is Key decision?: No

Is subject to call in?: No


The recommendation of the Policy, Governance and Finance Committee (Minute F155/PGF) from the meeting held on 22 March 2021 was received and considered.




1.      that having formed the Policy, Governance & Finance Committee the Council agrees the Members be designated as authorised cheque signatories on the Council’s banking mandates (currently Barclays Bank and CCLA). For the purposes of the minutes these are named as: Cllrs Luci Ashbourne, Joy Aitman, Owen Collins, Harry Eaglestone, Vicky Gwatkin, Anthony (David) Harvey, Mel Jones, and Ruth Smith.


2.      that if necessary two Members be named from the above resolution be appointed to act on behalf of the Council in the absence of the Town Clerk/CEO should the need arise;


3.      that the Town Clerk/CEO, Mrs Sharon Groth, be listed on all the Council’s bank mandates – particularly the Barclays Bank General and Business Premium Account and able to deal with transfers between accounts as well as setting up direct debits; and


4.      that having revised the Council’s Financial Regulations and adopted at the Council meeting held on 12 April 2021, that the implementation of on-line banking with the Council’s current banking provider, Barclays Bank Plc, be agreed.




Publication date: 04/05/2021

Date of decision: 04/05/2021

Decided at meeting: 04/05/2021 - Annual Council Meeting