Decision details

Accounts for the Year Ended 31 March, 2018

Decision Maker: Chesterfield and District Joint Crematorium Committee

Decision status: For Determination

Is Key decision?: Yes

Is subject to call in?: No


The Treasurer to the Committee and the Bereavement Services Manager submitted a report on the final accounts of the Chesterfield and District Joint Crematorium Committee for the year ended 31 March 2018, including the Revenue Account and Balance Sheet.


The report noted that at year end there had been a surplus of £715,368, and outlined the areas where there had been variances from the approved budget.


Section 3 of the report provided detail on the schemes that required carry forwards to 2018/19.


Information was given on six useable reserves shown in the Balance Sheet, as attached at Appendix B to the officer’s report:


·        Revenue Reserve

·        Mercury Abatement Reserve

·        Equipment Reserve

·        Organ Reserve

·        Cremator Repairs Reserve

·        Capital Improvement Reserve


The report noted that a redistribution of £512k had been made to the constituent authorities, the details of which were set out in paragraph 5.2 of the officer’s report.




1.   That the report be noted and the Statement of Accounts be approved.


2.   That the carry forward requests, as detailed in paragraph 3.3 of the officer’s report, be approved.




To ensure that the Joint Committee approves the Statement of Accounts and that a balanced revenue budget is maintained for 2018/19.


Reason Key: Decision to transfer funds of more than £50,000 from one budget to another;

Contact: David Corker Email: Tel: 01246 345469.

Report author: David Corker

Publication date: 23/05/2018

Date of decision: 22/05/2018

Decided at meeting: 22/05/2018 - Chesterfield and District Joint Crematorium Committee

Accompanying Documents: