Agenda and minutes

Sarah Cowley Committee
Thursday, 6th November, 2014 5.30 pm

Venue: Room 9 - Town Hall

Contact: Kelley Dunne 

Items
No. Item

1.

Appointment of Chairman

Minutes:

*           Resolved that Councillor J Banks be appointed as Chairman for this meeting of the Committee.

 

Councillor J Banks here took the Chair.

2.

Apologies for Absence

Minutes:

Apologies for absence were received from Councillors Bowden and Seddon.

3.

Minutes of the meeting held on 20 February 2014 pdf icon PDF 81 KB

Minutes:

*           Resolved that the minutes of the meeting held on 20 February 2014, be approved and signed.

4.

Declarations of Interest from Members

Minutes:

No Declarations of Interest from Members were made.

5.

Exclusion of the Public

Recommended that the public be excluded from the meeting during consideration of the following item for the reason stated:

 

Item                 Reason (under the Local Government Act 1972)

 

6                   Exempt information relating to applicants for financial assistance (Para. 3 of Schedule 12A)

Minutes:

 

*          Resolved that the public be excluded from the meeting during consideration of the following item for the reason stated:

 

            Minute                 Reason (under the Local Government Act 1972)

           

20                                Information relating to any individual (Para 1 of schedule 12A).

6.

Applications for Financial Assistance

Minutes:

Members considered applications for financial assistance for the academic year
2013 / 2014.

The Management Accountant presented the Income and Expenditure Account for the Year Ending 31 March 2014, outlining the foundations fund’s current position and updating the Committee on the awards claimed for the 2013/14 academic year.

Following questions from Members, it was reported that any underspend from an academic year’s allocation was added to the capital fund to help offset inflation erosion.

The Management Accountant and the Senior Accounting Technician presented the applications to Members and requested that a late application be considered by the Committee.

The Chairman agreed to the late application (ref: A4) being considered.

 

*           Resolved that:

(1)        the report and presented financial position be noted;

(2)        the underspend from an Academic Year and any unclaimed

Awards continue to be added to the Sarah Cowley fund Capital; and

 

(3)        the applications be dealt with as set out below:

           

Non Advanced Courses

Application Ref. No.

Course Description

A1

Carmel College: AS level Psychology, AS Maths, Further Maths, Computing and Music Technology : £135

 

A2

Winstanley College: AS level Graphic Design, Math, English Literature and Photography: £135

 

A3

Cronton 6th Form College: AS level BTEC Diploma Animal Care: £67.98

 

A4

St Helens College: BTEC Level 3 Photography:
Be deferred to the next meeting of this Committee, pending further information.

 


Councillor J Jackson here left the meeting.

Advanced Courses

Application Ref. No.

Course Description

B1

 

Application Ref. No.

University of Manchester: BSC Psychology: £550

Course Description

B2

University of Leeds: BSC Geological Science: £0

 

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