Agenda and draft minutes

Annual Meeting, Margam Crematorium Joint Committee - Wednesday, 20th January, 2021 2.00 pm

Venue: On site

Contact: Tammie Davies 

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Appointment of Chairperson 2020-21


Prior to the election of the Chairperson and Vice Chairperson, Mr C.Griffiths opened the meeting.


RESOLVED:        That Councillor E.V.Latham be appointed Chairperson of the Margam Crematorium Joint Committee for the Civic Year 2020/21.


Appointment of Vice Chairperson 2020-21


RESOLVED:        That Councillor S.Smith be appointed Vice Chairperson of the Margam Crematorium Joint Committee for the Civic Year 2020/21.


Minutes of Previous Meeting pdf icon PDF 56 KB



That the Minutes of the previous meeting held on 21 July 2020, be confirmed as a true and accurate record of the proceedings.



Annual Budget Report 2020/21 pdf icon PDF 264 KB


Members discussed the CAMEO refund, as detailed in the circulated report, and noted that this would be subject to change in future years, as more crematoriums joined up to the scheme.


RESOLVED:          1.  That the revised budget 2020/21 be agreed (including the refund of £100,000 to the constituent authorities).


                                2.  That the budget for 2021/22 be agreed.


                                3.  That the precept to be levied for 2021/22, be confirmed as:

- Neath Port Talbot County Borough Council - £553

- Bridgend County Borough Council - £447


                                4.  That the fees and charges for 2021/22 (as set out in Appendix 2 to the circulated report) be agreed.


                                5.  That the projected position in relation to the reserves position be noted.


Participating in the Institute of Cemetery and Cremation Management Scheme pdf icon PDF 49 KB


Members discussed local bereavement charities, but felt that the nominated charity should remain unchanged for the remainder of the financial year 2020/21, with a view to further discussions taking place at the next Annual General Meeting of the Margam Crematorium Joint Committee.


RESOLVED:              1.  That Margam Crematorium continues to participate in the Institute of Cemetery and Cremation Management.


                                    2.  That the supported charity (Ty Olwen) remain unchanged for 2020/21.


Urgent Items

Any urgent items at the discretion of the Chairperson pursuant to Section 100B(4)(b) of the Local Government Act 1972


The Chair wished to place on record the thanks of the Joint Committee, to all the staff at Margam Crematorium, who are working during the Covid 19 pandemic.