PURPOSE
The Parish Finance Council advises the Pastor in the sound management of the temporal goods of the parish. It must annually inventory parish resources and holdings, and review such areas as maintenance of the possessions and insurance limits and request a financial audit every 5 years by external auditors. The Finance Council receives and studies budget requests and compiles the overall parish budget. The final budget is then approved by the parish Board of Trustees. The council advises on all matters requiring proxies by the parish civil corporation which includes purchase, sale or lease of real property, new building, renovation or restoration projects, maintenance projects of $15,000 or more and 24 other specific subjects.

MEETING SCHEDULE
A monthly meeting is held from September through June.

MEMBER REQUIREMENTS
The Finance Council is composed of 6 to 10 members chosen by the pastor from a list of parishioners with a financial background or those who have expressed an interest in providing financial assistance.

ROLES
Chair, Council Members

PROCESS FOR DISSEMINATION OF MEETING MINUTES AND UPDATES
Meeting minutes are electronically disseminated to members for approval. After approval, minutes are posted on our website.

STAFF MEMBER REPRESENTATIVE


Toni Leach
Business Administrator
651-846-9212

 

For a list of the minutes of past meetings click here.