The Parish Council normally meets in the Village Hall Committee Room at 7.15 pm on the first Monday of the month. If this is a bank holiday the meeting is put back one day to the Tuesday.
Anyone is welcome to attend the meetings but whilst members of the public cannot participate, a short period of time is given for members of the public to air their views on matters directly related to the Parish Council. During Lockdown and any Covid restrictions that may be in place the Parish Council will meet via Zoom.
Parish Council meeting dates for 2021
Monday 4 January
Monday 1 February
Monday 1 March
Tuesday 6 April
Tuesday 4 May
Monday 7 June
Monday 5 July
Monday 2 August
Monday 6 September
Monday 4 October
Monday 1 November
Monday 6 December
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. He/she 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 and hold other documents.
The Clerk is a part-time salaried employee of the Parish Council.