The Parish Council - Business
GREAT ALNE PARISH COUNCIL DOCUMENTS:
Great Alne Parish Council documents found here which were reviewed at the Annual Meeting in May 2021 include:
- Standing Orders
- Financial Regulations
- Risk Management Policy
- Complaints Policy
- Freedom of Information Publication Scheme
- Protocol for Filming & Recording at Parish Council meetings
- Social Media Policy
- Donations Policy
At the January 2019 meeting a Tree Management Protocol document was approved and can be found as a downloadable document on the right hand side of this page. This was unchanged during the 2021 review.
At the December 2020 meeting an Equality and Diversity Policy was approved and is located as a downloadable document on the right hand side of this page.
Please contact the Clerk should you require hard copies of any the documents listed here.
CODE OF CONDUCT
Laws relating to a new Code of Conduct for Parish Councillors came into effect on 1 July 2021. Stratford on Avon District Council reviewed their existing Code and then adopted a new Code of Conduct with effect from 1 May 2018. The Parish Council also decided to adopt this Code of Conduct. Click on the downloadable Code of Conduct document in the document suite on the right hand side of this page for further information.
Alternatively there is a hard copy of the Code on the noticeboard by the Memorial Hall.
There is a revised Code of Conduct currently being reviewed by district and county authorities: Stratford on Avon District Council approved the revised code in spring 2021, and Warwick County Council are expected to approve the revised code in late summer. GAPC will need to review their existing Code of Conduct in the autumn to reflect the new Code adopted by both local authorities.
PORTFOLIO HOLDERS ON THE PARISH COUNCIL
The portfolio holders are currently being reviewed. However, Councillor Mr I Millard is the Parish Council representative trustee for Great Alne Parochial Charity. Please contact the Clerk if you have any concerns about anything in the village.
REGISTER OF COUNCILLOR'S DISCLOSABLE PECUNIARY INTERESTS
You can find details of the interests that have been notified by Councillors by clicking here .
REGISTER OF COUNCILLOR'S GIFTS AND HOSPITALITY
There are currently no entries in this register. A Gifts and Hospitality Policy adopted in May 2018 can be found as a downloadable document on the right hand side of this page.
FREEDOM OF INFORMATION ACT 2000:
As per the Freedom of Information Act 2000 Great Alne Parish Council is committed to proactively publishing information. The Freedom of Information Publication Scheme commits us to publish certain classes of information. It also specifies how the Parish Council should make the information available, what the Parish Council can charge, and what the Parish Council needs to tell members of the public about the scheme.
If the information you require is not on the website please take a look at the Freedom of Information Publication Scheme document for further help. If you cannot find what you are searching for, please contact the Clerk.
The mowing contract that the Parish Council has with Limebridge Rural Services Limited for the amenity areas and playing field for 2020-2022 is available for review from the Clerk.
RECREATION GROUND SCHOOL ROAD B49 6HQ
Mr Theodore Neal, formerly of the Long House, Park Lane gave the field (approximately 2 .1 acres) to residents of the parish in 1927 to be used as a playing field only- free of charge. The Parish Council has recently registered the Recreation Ground at the Land Registry (Title number WK483110). The Parish Council maintain the Recreation ground and the play equipment and any concerns should be addressed to the Clerk.
IN AN EMERGENCY:
Each year Warwickshire County Council, in conjunction with the Parish Council compile a booklet detailing procedures and useful contact information in the event of an emergency within the community. The Great Alne Parish Council Community Emergency Plan 2018 has been submitted to the Coventry Solihull and Warwickshire Resilience Team.
The Parish Council have published an Information Guide to Personal and Community Resilience which was distributed to every home in the parish. A downloadable copy can be obtained from the right hand side of the page.
A unique guide has also been published by Warwickshire Resilience Forum entitled Preparation for Emergencies. To download a copy see https://warwickshire.gov.uk/communityriskregister
If you have any queries please contact the Clerk.
Please let the Parish Council know of any local issue that is causing you concern. You can contact the Clerk or the parish councillor who has responsibility in that area. To contact the Clerk you can use the Contact Us form in the Information section of this website, phone on 07833 790375 or alternatively email firstname.lastname@example.org.
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|Great Alne Parish Council expenditure|
|Associated meeting papers|
|Great Alne Parish Council meeting papers|
|Agendas and Minutes|
|Minutes from the Great Alne Parish Council bi-monthly meetings can be found on the right hand side of this page|
|ANNUAL AUDIT For the financial year ending 31 March 2019, the Council's Annual Governance & Accountability Return (AGAR) will be audited by an external auditor appointed by the SLAAA- in our case PKF Littlejohn LLP. All documentation submitted to PFK Littlejohn LLP is attached on the right hand side of this page|
|If you need practical help during the COVID-19 crisis please contact Alcester Community Resilience: Helpline: 07707 598379 or Email: alcester.response@outlook|