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Clerk
Karen Brown
Clerc

Telephone: 01691772596
Email:
info@chirktowncouncil.org.uk

Parish Hall
Holyhead Road
Chirk
Wrexham, LL14 5NA


 

Notice of Meeting as a pdf file

 

21st September 2022

 

 

Notice of Meeting

Ordinary Meeting of Chirk Town Council

on Wednesday 28th September 2022 at 7:00pm

held at Chirk Parish Hall or remotely via Zoom – joining details:

https://us02web.zoom.us/j/89931974618

Meeting ID: 899 3197 4618   Passcode: 067607

Dial in: 0203 901 7895 / 0208 080 6591

 

The Public & Press Are Cordially Invited To Attend

 

AGENDA

 

 

1.        To accept apologies for absence through the Clerk.

2.        To make Declarations of Interest.

3.        To confirm and sign the minutes as a true record of the Ordinary Council Meeting held on 13th July 2022.

4.        To confirm and sign the minutes as a true record of the Finance Committee Meeting held on 13th July 2022.

5.        To confirm and sign the minutes as a true record of the Planning Committee Meeting held on 25th July 2022.

6.        To confirm and sign the minutes as a true record of the Staffing & Policies Meeting held on 10th August 2022.

7.        To confirm and sign the minutes as a true record of the Extraordinary Council Meeting held on 14th September 2022.

8.        To receive verbal feedback from the Festive Lights & Events Committee held on 26th September 2022.

9.        To consider any matters arising from the minutes received above not reported elsewhere.

10.    To review the quotes and agree the adult Gym Equipment to be purchased.

11.    To note planning applications dealt through the Planning Committee.

12.    To discuss the Community Warm Hub initiative.

13.    To discuss the installation of goalposts at Lodgevale Park (Offa Recreational Ground).

14.    To discuss storage in the Parish Hall for the Rainbow Foundation - Day Opportunities

15.    To agree the Community Agent 2022 Christmas Hampers Scheme.

16.    To receive oral reports from Council Representatives.

17.    To receive oral reports from Local Members – Wrexham CBC.

18.    To receive the report of the Clerk – includes updates, correspondence & speed sign data.

19.    To decide upon appeals for financial assistance received.

20.    To seek approval of payments made between 11.04.2022 to 30.06.2022

21.    To decide items for inclusion on next agenda and confirm next meeting date.

 

Part 2 Confidential – Press and Public Excluded

 

22.    To consider and agree a monumental permit in Chirk Cemetery.

23.    To acknowledge the retirement of the Caretaker and agree next steps.

 

 

 

 


Agreed dates for Ordinary Meetings 2022/23

  

 

MEETINGS WILL BE HELD AT

THE PARISH HALL, HOLYHEAD ROAD, CHIRK

STARTING AT 7 pm.

(UNLESS OTHERWISE NOTIFIED)

The Public and Press are cordially invited to attend


 

FREEDOM OF INFORMATION ACT 2000

Information available from CHIRK TOWN COUNCIL

 

Information to be published

How the information can be obtained

Cost

Class1 - Who we are and what we do

Chirk town council is part of Wrexham County Borough and has two electoral wards Chirk North and Chirk South.

The Council’s website is http://www.chirk.info/

(hard copy and/or website)

 

Who’s who on the Council and its Committees

See website

Contact Clerk

Free

Contact details for Parish Clerk and Council members (named contacts where possible with telephone number and email address (if used))

See website

Contact Clerk

Free

Location of main Council office and accessibility details

See website

Contact Clerk

Free

Staffing structure

Contact Clerk

 

 

 

 

Class 2 – What we spend and how we spend it

(Financial information relating to projected and actual income and expenditure, procurement, contracts and financial audit)

Current and previous financial year as a minimum

(hard copy and/or website)

 

Annual return form and report by auditor for 2018/19 click here

Annual return form and report by auditor for 2019/20 click here

Signed annual return and report by auditor for 2019/20 click here

Audit Certificate and Report 2019/20 click here

Annual return and Report by auditor for 2020/21 click here

Hard copy – contact Clerk

10p per page

Finalised budget

Hard copy – contact Clerk

10p per page

Precept

Hard copy – contact Clerk

10p per page

Borrowing Approval letter

Hard copy – contact Clerk

10p per page

Financial Standing Orders and Regulations

Hard copy – contact Clerk

10p per page

Grants given and received

Website/Council minutes

Hard copy – contact Clerk

Free

List of current contracts awarded and value of contract

Hard copy – contact Clerk

 

Members’ allowances and expenses

Hard copy – contact Clerk

 

 

 

 

Class 3 – What our priorities are and how we are doing

(Strategies and plans, performance indicators, audits, inspections and reviews)

(hard copy or website)

 

Parish Plan (current and previous year as a minimum)

n/a

 

Annual Report to Parish or Community Meeting (current and previous year as a minimum)

n/a

 

Quality status

n/a

 

Local charters drawn up in accordance with DCLG guidelines

n/a

 

 

 

 

Class 4 – How we make decisions

At monthly Council meetings and sub-committee meetings as required.

(hard copy or website)

 

Timetable of meetings (Council, any committee/sub-committee meetings and parish meetings)

See website

Hard copy – contact Clerk

Free

Agendas of meetings (as above)

Hard copy – contact Clerk

 

Minutes of meetings (as above) – nb this will exclude information that is properly regarded as private to the meeting.

See website

Hard copy – contact Clerk

Free

Reports presented to council meetings - nb this will exclude information that is properly regarded as private to the meeting.

Hard copy – contact Clerk

 

Responses to consultation papers

Hard copy – contact Clerk

 

Responses to planning applications

Website/Council minutes

Hard copy – contact Clerk

Free

Bye-laws

n/a

 

 

 

 

Class 5 – Our policies and procedures

Current information only

 

 

Policies and procedures for the conduct of council business:

Procedural standing orders

Committee and sub-committee terms of reference

Delegated authority in respect of officers

Code of Conduct

Policy statements - Concerns and Complaints Policy click here

Hard copy – contact Clerk

10p p/sheet

Policies and procedures for the provision of services and about the employment of staff:

Hard copy – contact Clerk

 

Information security policy

In preparation

 

Records management policies (records retention, destruction and archive)

Hard copy – contact Clerk

 

Data protection policies

Chirk Town Council – Data Protection Policy (Incorporates General Data Protection Regulations 2018)

General Privacy Notice [adopted 27th March 2019].

Hard copy - contact Clerk

 

Schedule of charges )for the publication of information)

Contact Clerk

 

 

 

 

Class 6 – Lists and Registers

Currently maintained lists and registers only

Information may only be available by inspection)

 

Any publicly available register or list (if any are held this should be publicised; in most circumstances existing access provisions will suffice)

Contact Clerk

 

Assets Register

Contact Clerk

 

Disclosure log (indicating the information that has been provided in response to requests; recommended as good practice, but may not be held by parish councils)

Contact Clerk

 

Register of members’ interests

Contact Clerk

 

Register of gifts and hospitality

Contact Clerk

 

 

 

 

Class 7 – The services we offer

Current information only

 

 

Allotments

n/a

 

Burial grounds and closed churchyards

Hard copy – contact Clerk

 

Community centres and village halls

Hard copy – contact Clerk

 

Parks, playing fields and recreational facilities

Hard copy – contact Clerk

 

Seating, litter bins, clocks, memorials and lighting

Hard copy – contact Clerk

 

Bus shelters

n/a

 

Markets

n/a

 

Public conveniences

n/a

 

Agency agreements

n/a

 

A summary of services for which the council is entitled to recover a fee, together with those fees (e.g. burial fees)

Hard copy – contact Clerk

 

 

 

 

Additional Information

This will provide Councils with the opportunity to publish information that is not itemised in the lists above

 

 

Applications for financial assistance

Website/Council minutes

Free

Notice Boards

Contact Clerk

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

under the model publication scheme

CONTACT DETAILS

Karen Brown, Clerk to the Council, Parish Hall, Holyhead Road, Chirk, Wrexham, LL14 5NA.

Telephone : 01691 772596

Email: chirk.towncouncil@btinternet.com 

SCHEDULE OF CHARGES

This describes how the charges have been arrived at and should be published as part of the guide.

* the actual cost incurred by the public authority

 

TYPE OF CHARGE

DESCRIPTION

BASIS OF CHARGE

Disbursement cost

Photocopying @ 10p per sheet - black & white

Actual cost *

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Postage

Actual cost of Royal Mail standard 1st & 2nd class

 

 

 

Statutory Fee

 

In accordance with the relevant legislation

 

 

 

Other

Burial & Memorial Fees –

Chirk Cemetery

Contact Clerk