Representing the Wards of
Northop and Sychdyn
All Town and Community Councils have to undergo an Annual Audit so that local taxpayers can be assured that the risks to public money have been managed. The annual return is the principal means by which a council is accountable to its electorate and most councils must complete an annual return to confirm that everything is in order.
Each year the Council’s annual return is audited and any person interested has the opportunity, within a given timescale, to inspect and make copies of the annual return and all books, deeds, contracts, bills, vouchers and receipts relating to them. These documents will be available to inspect, at reasonable notice on application to the Clerk (contact details are set out on the News, Links and Contacts page of this website). Due to the current Coronavirus situation please note the attached information in regards to “Delay to Certification & Public Inspection Of Annual Accounts for Year April To March 2020.” Download Delay of Audit Notification 11 May 2020 pdf here.
At the Council meeting on 14 January 2019, members resolved to maintain the Northop Community Council precept at its current level for the coming financial year 2019/20.
Where a member has a personal interest in any business of this Council and they attend a meeting at which that business is considered, they must disclose to that meeting the existence and nature of that interest before or at the commencement of that consideration, or when the interest becomes apparent. Here is the pro-
In accordance with Section 151 of the Local Government Measure 2011, Community and Town Councils must publish within their authority area the remuneration received by their members by 30 September following the end of the year to which the payment relates. View the Return for Northop Community Council. This information has been sent to the Independent Remuneration Panel for Wales.
At the Council’s Annual Meeting on 9 May 2016, members resolved to adopt the new revised model Code of Conduct for Welsh Councils. View Northop Community Council’s Members’ Code of Conduct.