Public Information

DISTRICT AND COUNTY COUNCILLORS

Clare Wood represents the Hovingham and Sheriff Hutton Division of North Yorkshire County Council

c/o Room 2
North Yorkshire County Council
County Hall
Northallerton
DL7 8AD

cllr.clare.wood@northyorks.gov.uk

 

Eric Hope represents the Sheriff Hutton Ward of Ryedale District Council

cllr.eric.hope@ryedale.gov.uk

 

Caroline Goodrick represents the Ryedale South West Ward of Ryedale District Council.

cllr.caroline.goodrick@ryedale.gov.uk

 

Other Useful Contacts

 

Ryedale District Council

Ryedale House

Malton

North Yorkshire

YO17 7HH

Tel: 01653 600666

Fax: 01653 696801

Email: info@ryedale.gov.uk

 

North Yorkshire County Council

County Hall

Northallerton

North Yorkshire

DL7 8AD

Tel: 0845 8 72 73 74

Fax: 01609 532009

Email: customer.services@northyorks.gov.uk

Highways – to let N.Y.C.C. know there is a problem on the highway, please contact them as shown above.

 

Good Councillors Guide – The 3rd edition was released 18 March 2011. An electronic copy is available free of charge from the Parish Clerk

 

Code of Conduct 

The Localism Act 2011 introduced a new ethical framework with effect from 01 July 2012 and the Parish Council adopted the NALC template Code of Conduct 2012. An electronic copy is available free of charge from the Parish Clerk

 

Annual Reviews

 At the Annual Meeting of the Parish Council, each year, the following topics are reviewed, which are listed along with some current information:

Accounts – The accounts for the year ending 31 March 2012 were approved.

Audits – The External Audit is conducted by Littlejohn LLP on behalf of the Audit Commission. The Internal Audit is appointed by the Parish Council.

Salaries – The Parish Clerk is the only employee of the Parish Council and her salary is subject to HMRC regulations.

Training – The Parish Council review training needs regularly and has an adopted Statement of Intent F&TLCPCTrainingStatementofIntent.

Insurance – The Parish Council is insured using the Aon/Allianz Local Councils Insurance Scheme.

Assets – An Asset Register is prepared based on a model provided by the Yorkshire Local Councils Association (YLCA) AssetRegisterF&TLCPC

Financial Regulations – The Parish Council used the YLCA model, which was adopted at the meeting on 06 April 2011. An electronic copy is available free of charge from the Parish Council CiLCAFinanceRegs

Standing Orders – The Parish Council used the YLCA model, which was adopted at the meeting on 06 April 2011. An electronic copy is available by clicking on this link – STOF&TLCPC

Complaints Policy – The Parish Council used the YLCA model, which was adopted at the meeting on 11 May 2011. An electronic copy is available by clicking on this link ComplaintsProcedure

Grants Awarding Policy – The Parish Council used the YLCA model, which was adopted at the meeting on 11 May 2011. An electronic copy is available free of charge from the Parish Council GrantAwardingPolicy     GrantAwardingApplicForm

Risk Management – A policy and risk assessments, based on a model provided by YLCA was adopted at the meeting on 06 July 2011. RiskManagementF&TLCPC

Freedom Of Information (FOI) – The Parish Clerk is currently updating the Information Available List using a model provided by the ICO. FOIAug11

Quality Parish Council Scheme –  is currently under review by the National Association of Local Councils.

Parish News – There are four editions per year – January, April, July and October.

Banking – The Parish Council has a National Savings Account and a Business Current Account with HSBC.