The Treasurer introduced her report and invited comments and questions.
A number of recommendations were agreed by the board in relation to the budget and these were as shown below:
RESOLVED: that the board approved the revised Annual Budget for 2016/17 and the Annual Budget for 2017/18
RESOLVED: that the board approved the estimates and authorised payments to be made within these approved estimates.
RESOLVED: that from 1 January 2017, the standard crematorium fee be increased to £555 and that supplementary cremation charges and memorial fees be increased as set out in the Appendix II of the report.
RESOLVED: that the Board agrees to distribute £450,000 of its surplus balances in 2016/17.
The Board noted the audited annual return for the year ended 31 March 2016 and it was:
RESOLVED: that the board approve and accept the audited annual return for the year ended 31 March 2016.