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Agenda for Tuesday 3rd January 2023

Louth Town Council

The Sessions House, Eastgate,

Louth, Lincolnshire, LN11 9AJ


01507 355895

To the Members of the Town Council of Louth:

You are hereby summoned to attend a meeting of Louth Town Council’s Governance and Finance Committee which will be held on Tuesday 3rd January 2023 in The Old Court Room, The Sessions House, Eastgate, Louth at 7pm.  The business to be dealt with at the meeting is listed in the agenda below.


There will be a 15 minute public forum between 6.45pm and 7.00pm when members of the public may ask questions or make short statements to the Council, and your attendance is requested during this period. 


Please note, any public, wishing to speak in the public forum may do so on items which appear on the agenda or may ‘sit in’ on the meeting(s).  It would be much appreciated if any member of the public wishing to speak would please contact the Town Clerk, by emailing in advance of the meeting to discuss attendance arrangements.  If possible, please provide written representation rather than attending in person.

Members of the public should note that they will not be allowed to speak during the formal meeting.


Mrs. L.M. Phillips

Town Clerk

Dated this 29th Day of December 2022





(Chairman: Cllr. Mrs. E. Ballard, Vice Chairman: Mrs. L.M. Cooney, Membership: All Cllrs)


  1. Apologies for Absence
    To receive and note apologies where valid reasons for absence have been given to the Town Clerk at least one hour prior to the meeting.
  2. Declarations of Interest / Dispensations
    To receive declarations of interest in accordance with the Localism Act, 2011 – being any pecuniary interest in agenda items not previously recorded on Members’ Register of Interests and any written requests for dispensation received by the proper officer under section 22 of the Localism Act.
  3. Minutes
    To approve as a correct record the notes of the Governance and Finance Committee meeting held on 22nd November 2022.
  4. Budget 2023/24
    Committee to receive and discuss draft budget and resolve upon a recommendation from FOG to put to Town Council on 10th January 2023.
  5. Next Meeting
    Committee to note that the next scheduled meeting of the Governance and Finance Committee will be held on 21st February 2023.