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Meetings are normally held at the Village Hall at 7 pm, usually on the second Tuesday of every other month. The public are very welcome to attend and we encourage people to speak during the normal meeting. Anyone is welcome to attend the meetings but whilst members of the public cannot participate, a short period of time is given for them to air their views on matters directly related to the Parish Council.

MEETINGS CALENDAR

2023 Dates

 

Tuesday 10th January 2023

Tuesday 14th March 2023

Tuesday 9th May 2023

Tuesday 11th July 2023

Tuesday 12th September 2023

Tuesday 14th November 2023

The Role of the Clerk

 

The Clerk is the ‘Proper Officer’ of the Council who is responsible for the smooth running of the Council’s business. He/she is the first point of contact for the Council and all correspondence comes to the Clerk.

 

Responsibility for implementing the decisions of the Council rests with the Clerk along with giving professional guidance where necessary whilst remaining neutral and discrete. The Clerk is also responsible for financial management.

 

The Clerk prepares, circulates and displays agendas in public places. She/he signs notices and summonses with a list of business to be transacted but does not have the power to fix the meetings of the Council. The Clerk is required to attend meetings, take minutes, keep Council minutes in a book and hold other documents.

 

A member of the Council may be appointed as Clerk without remuneration but nowadays it is more usual to appoint someone who is not a councillor to be paid for the work they undertake.

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