Agenda and draft minutes

Bramcote Bereavement Services Joint Committee - Thursday, 25 June 2020 6.00 pm

Venue: Bramcote Crematorium, Coventry Lane, Bramcote

Contact: Email: committees@broxtowe.gov.uk 

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Items
No. Item

1.

APPOINTMENT OF CHAIR

Minutes:

          RESOLVED that Councillor S J Carr be appointed Chair of the Joint Committee.

 

2.

APPOINTMENT OF VICE CHAIR

Minutes:

          RESOLVED that Councillor C Hart be appointed Vice-Chair of the Joint Committee.

 

3.

DECLARATIONS OF INTEREST

Members are requested to declare the existence and nature of any disclosable pecuniary interest and/or other interest in any item on the agenda.

Minutes:

There were no declarations of interest.

4.

MINUTES pdf icon PDF 10 KB

To approve the minutes of the previous meeting held on 19 March 2020.

Minutes:

The minutes of the meeting held on 19 March 2020 were confirmed and signed as a correct record.

 

5.

CREMATION NUMBERS AND GENERAL UPDATE pdf icon PDF 455 KB

To provide the Joint Committee with the latest update on cremation numbers and a general update including the Covid-19 response.

 

Minutes:

The Joint Committee were provided with the latest update on cremation numbers and a general update including the Covid-19 response.

 

It was noted that there had been an increase for the service during the COVID-19 pandemic.

 

6.

Annual Report Statement of Accounts 2019/20 pdf icon PDF 111 KB

To present the attached Annual Report and Statement of Accounts for 2019/20 for consideration by the Joint Committee, in accordance with the vision of working to provide the most professional, compassionate and sensitive services to meet the needs and expectations of people using Bramcote Crematorium.

 

Additional documents:

Minutes:

The Joint Committee considered the Annual Report and Statement of Accounts for 2019/20.

 

          It was noted that there was a decrease in revenue due to the private crematorium.

 

RESOLVED that:

1.          The attached Annual Report and Statement of Accounts for the financial year 2019/20 be approved as the basis for generating accounting entries to the two constituent authorities

2.          A requested to carry forward £55,505 from 2019/20 to 2020/21 as per the appendix be approved

3.          The accumulated revenue surplus and other investments be retained by the Joint Committee for possible future use with the position being reviewed when the revised 2020/21 estimates are considered.

 

7.

SCHEDULE OF MEETINGS

22 October 2020 - Bramcote Crematorium  

14 January 2021 - Bramcote Crematorium  

18 March 2021 - Bramcote Crematorium

17 June 2021 - Bramcote Crematorium (Annual Meeting)

 

The Joint Committee is asked RESOLVE that the proposed schedule of meetings is approve.

Minutes:

The Joint Committee noted the proposed dates of the Bramcote Bereavement Joint Services Committee. These were:

 

22 October 2020 - Bramcote Crematorium

14 January 2021 - Bramcote Crematorium

18 March 2021 - Bramcote Crematorium

17 June 2021 - Bramcote Crematorium (Annual Meeting)

 

RESOLVED that the proposed schedule of meetings is approved.

8.

EXCLUSION OF PUBLIC AND PRESS

The Committee is asked to RESOLVE that, under Section 100A of the Local Government Act, 1972, the public and press be excluded from the meeting for the following item of business on the grounds that it involves the likely disclosure of exempt information as defined in paragraph 3 of Schedule 12A of the Act.

 

Minutes:

RESOLVED that, under Section 100A of the Local Government Act, 1972, the public and press be excluded from the meeting for the following item of business on the grounds that it involves the likely disclosure of exempt information as defined in paragraph 3 of Schedule 12A of the Act.

9.

OTHER POSSIBLE SERVICES

Minutes:

RESOLVED:

 

1.     To investigate the possibility of running a pet crematorium service, off site of Bramcote Crematorium, and establishing a catering and flower service, on site of Bramcote Crematorium

2.     Delegate authority to the Head of Property Services, in conjunction with the Chair and Vice-Chair to establish a memorial service.