Meetings are normally held at the Village Hall at  6pm, usually on the second Wednesday of the month.

Members of the public are requested to email in advance to the the Clerk any questions they wish to raise.

MEETINGS CALENDAR

Meeting Dates for 2023

All dates may be subject to change

Jan 11th

Feb 8th

March 8th

April 19th

10th May

14th June

12th July

13th Sept 

11th Oct

8th Nov

Meetings commence at 6pm in the Community Centre

Members of the public are requested to email the Clerk if they wish to attend.

cotonintheelmspc@gmail.com

The Role of the Clerk

 

The Clerk is the ‘Proper Officer’ of the Council who is responsible for the smooth running of the Council’s business. He/she is the first point of contact for the Council and all correspondence comes to the Clerk.

 

Responsibility for implementing the decisions of the Council rests with the Clerk along with giving professional guidance where necessary whilst remaining neutral and discrete. The Clerk is also responsible for financial management.

 

The Clerk prepares, circulates and displays agendas in public places. She/he signs notices and summonses with a list of business to be transacted but does not have the power to fix the meetings of the Council. The Clerk is required to attend meetings, take minutes, keep Council minutes in a book and hold other documents.

 

A member of the Council may be appointed as Clerk without remuneration but nowadays it is more usual to appoint someone who is not a councillor to be paid for the work they undertake.

Community Centre