Thursby Parish Council

NOTICE OF PUBLIC RIGHTS AND PUBLICATION OF ANNUAL GOVERNANCE & ACCOUNTABILITY RETURN (EXEMPT AUTHORITY)

ACCOUNTS FOR THE YEAR ENDED 31 MARCH 2021

Local Audit and Accountability Act 2014 Sections 25, 26 and 27

The Accounts and Audit Regulations 2015 (SI 2015/234)

NOTICE NOTES
1. Date of announcement_4/9/2019_(a)

2. Each year the smaller authority prepares an Annual Governance and Accountability Return (AGAR). The AGAR has been published with this notice. It will not be reviewed by the appointed auditor, since the smaller authority has certified itself as exempt from the appointed auditor’s review.

Any person interested has the right to inspect and make copies of the AGAR, the accounting records for the financial year to which it relates and all books, deeds, contracts, bills, vouchers, receipts and other documents relating to those records must be made available for inspection by any person interested. For the year ended 31 March 2021, these documents will be available on reasonable notice by application to:

(b) Allan Dawes Clerk/RFO__

_Hillcrest,

Cannon Field,

Roadhead,

Carlisle,

Cumbria,

CA6 6NB

01697 748788

commencing on (c) __Sunday 5 September 2021 _______________________

and ending on (d) ___Saturday 16 October 2021 ________________________

3. Local government electors and their representatives also have:

  • The opportunity to question the appointed auditor about the accounting records; and
  • The right to make an objection which concerns a matter in respect of which the appointed auditor could either make a public interest report or apply to the court for a declaration that an item of account is unlawful. Written notice of an objection must first be given to the auditor and a copy sent to the smaller authority.

The appointed auditor can be contacted at the address in paragraph 4 below for this purpose between the above dates only.

4. The smaller authority’s AGAR is only subject to review by the appointed auditor if questions or objections raised under the Local Audit and Accountability Act 2014 lead to the involvement of the auditor. The appointed auditor is:

PKF Littlejohn LLP (Ref: SBA Team)

15 Westferry Circus

Canary Wharf

London E14 4HD

(sba@pkf-l.com)

5. This announcement is made by (e) ______Allan Dawes Clerk/RFO ___________________________

(a) Insert date of placing of the notice which must be not less than 1 day before the date in (c) below

(b) Insert name, position and address/telephone number/ email address, as appropriate, of the Clerk or other person to which any person may apply to inspect the accounts

(c) Insert date, which must be at least 1 day after the date of announcement in (a) above and at least 30 working days before the date appointed in (d) below

(d) The inspection period between (c) and (d) must be 30 working days inclusive and must include the first 10 working days of July.

(e) Insert name and position of person placing the notice – this person must be the responsible financial officer for the smaller authority

THURSBY PARISH COUNCIL

Clerk:

Email: thursbypc.wb@gmail.com

The next Council Meeting of Thursby Parish Council to be held in Thursby Parish Hall on Tuesday 22nd June 2021 from 7.30 to 9.30pm.

Agenda

  1. Apologies –To receive and note apologies for absence

1 Minute

  1. Declarations of Interest – To receive declarations by elected and co-opted members of interests in respect of items on the agenda.

1 Minutes

  1. Dispensations To report any requests received since the previous meeting for dispensations to speak and/ vote on any matter where a member has a disclosable pecuniary interest

1 Minutes

  1. Minutes of previous meeting – Councillors are requested to authorise the Chair to sign the Minutes as a true record of the meeting held on Tuesday 4thth of May 2021

2 Minutes

  • Progress Update
  • Email sent to CALC requesting update to advert for new clerk on the CALC web site updated Cllr Bowe
  • CCC contacted re:40mph speed limit sign installed on the A596 at Micklethwaite when a 30mph advisory speed limit was already in place. Cllr Haig Prothero
  • Contact Stagecoach re damage to bus stop Cllr Bowe
  • Web site updated Cllr Bowe
  • Defibrillator Cabinet Checks carried out. Cllr Bowe/Rourke
  • Minutes sent to Throstle Cllr Barlow
  • Cumbria Highways -– Revisited PotHole Cllr Armstrong

1 Minutes

  1. Chairs announcements –

Queens platinum Jubilee beacons

Highways Information Asset Management System (HIAMS) will be launching on the Cumbria County Council website on Tuesday 29 June 2021.

5Minutes

  1. Public Participation – The chairman will adjourn the meeting to allow members of the public an opportunity to ask questions or raise matters of interest

5 Minutes

  1. County Council and Borough Councillors reports – For information

Query progress re School Bus Transport to Wigton.

15 Minutes

  1. External Bodies Reports – For information

1 minute

  1. Parish Notice Boards:- Progress update Cllr Hunter

2 Minutes

  1. Parish Clerk Applications – progress

Agree interview sub group

2 Minutes

  1. Planning

Outstanding planning applications: –

AGR/2021/0026 Evening hill . Prior notification for a proposed building to roof over an existing silage clamp.

5 Minutes

  1. Procedure for interview of applicants for clerk

Agree date for sub meeting to discuss and agree creation of welcome pack for new Cllrs and Clerk

5 Minutes

  1. Reports reflecting the Priorities of the Community Led Plan-

26 Minutes

    1. Health and Wellbeing – Covid guidance

2 Minutes

  1. Environment –
  • Damage to bus stop
  • Parish repairs including benching quotes
  • Proposed work on the green
  • Request for Allotments
  • Control of dogs
  • Silver birches on the paddocks

15 Minutes

  1. Housing Issues –

S106 submission

1 Minutes

  1. Community amenities –

i)Thursby School

ii)Parish Hall

Council representative Cllr McCreadie

iii) Sports and recreation

update

5 Minutes

  1. Travel and transport
  2. Communications –
  • Agree date for Web site Training
  • Discuss renewal of Zoom

3 Minutes

   
  1. Payment of Accounts

Authorisation required for the following payments: –

  • Tivoli invoice £510.00
  • Microsoft Office Licence – reimburse Gillian Martin

3 Minutes

  1. Accounts

Financial Statement as at 31st May 2021

Annual Audit

5 Minutes

  1. Approval of Financial Statement as at 31st March 2021 –

2 Minutes

  1. Review of Internal Controls – carry over from the May meeting
  • Financial Regulations and Standing Orders
  • Asset Register
  • Risk Assessment Schedule and Insurance

5 Minutes

  1. Councillors’ reports and items for future agenda

Each Councillor is requested to use this opportunity to report minor matters of information not included elsewhere on the agenda and to raise items for future agendas. Additional items to be with the chair (unless a clerk has been appointed) by 5pm Friday 9th July 2021.

3 Minutes

  1. Correspondence received and Circulated:

1 minute

  1. Dates of Future Parish Surgeries – awaiting new clerk

0 minute

  1. Date of the next Parish Council meeting – 7.30pm Tuesday 20h July 2021.

1 Minute

   

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NOTICE OF PUBLIC RIGHTS AND PUBLICATION OF UNAUDITED ANNUAL GOVERNANCE & ACCOUNTABILITY RETURN ACCOUNTS FOR THE YEAR ENDED 31 MARCH 2020