Agenda and minutes

Sarah Cowley Committee
Thursday, 1st December, 2016 5.30 pm

Venue: Room 10

Contact: Kelley Dunne 

Items
No. Item

1.

Appointment of Chairman

Minutes:

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

 

Councillor J Jackson here took the Chair.

2.

Apologies for Absence

Minutes:

Apologies for absence were received from Councillors Bowden, Murphy and Mussell.

3.

Minutes of the meeting held on 3 December 2015 pdf icon PDF 68 KB

Minutes:

*           Resolved that the minutes of the meeting held on 3 December 2015, 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 items for the reason stated:

 

Items               Reason (under the Local Government Act 1972)

 

  6-7                 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 items for the reason stated:

 

            Minutes               Reason (under the Local Government Act 1972)

           

   6            -7                     Information relating to any individual (Para 1 of

schedule 12A).

 

6.

Income and Expenditure Projection for the Year Ending 2016/17

Minutes:

The Management Accountant presented the Income and Expenditure Account for the Year Ending 31 March 2016, outlining the foundations fund’s current position and updating the Committee on the awards claimed for the 2015/16 academic year.

*           Resolved that the report be noted.


Councillor Cross entered during discussion on the following items.

7.

Applications for Financial Assistance

Minutes:

The Management Accountant and the Senior Accounting Technician presented the applications to Members.

Members considered the application for financial assistance for the academic year 2016/2017.

 

*           Resolved that:

 

(1)        the report be noted; and

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

Application Ref No.

Course Description

Non Advanced Courses

A1

St Helens College: BTEC Sports Exercise Science : £408.95

A2

Rainford High School: A Levels: English Language, Psychology and Sociology : £0.00

 

 

Advanced Courses

B1

Edge Hill University: Foundation Degree Early Years Practice : £122.59

 

8.

Readmission of the Public

Minutes:

*           Resolved that the public be readmitted for the remainder of the meeting.

9.

Proposed Application Form pdf icon PDF 474 KB

Minutes:

At the meeting of this Committee held on 3 December 2015 Members resolved that a review of the current application procedure be undertaken to determine whether the application form could be revised and/or the information requirements reduced without significantly affecting the integrity of the process.

 

As a result of this recommendation the Management Accountant and Senior Accounting Technician had reviewed the application form. A revised application form was included within the agenda for the Committees consideration.

 

*           Resolved that the Application for Award from the Sarah Cowley Educational Foundation be approved.

 

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