Council Papers for 15th November Uploaded

Council will be considering whether or not to become the custodian of Annfield Plain War Memorial, what a brand new war memorial for the whole of Stanley could look like, whether or not to provide a community defibrillator for the town and looking at budgets for next year at Tuesday’s meeting. We will also be considering a request for funding for a charity swimathon being organised at Stanley baths by the Rotary Club of Derwentside, the new ALDI proposal and proposed changes to Dog Control Orders across the County.

The public are both welcomed and encouraged to come and participate in our meetings, this meeting will be held at the Stanley Education Centre (next to Shield Row School) at 6.30 pm on Tuesday 15th November. The hot chocolate from the free vending machine at Shield Row is recommended so we hope to see you there!

The papers are attached below:

Agenda

Background Documents

Crime & Community Safety Agenda Uploaded

The next meeting of Council is the Crime & Community Safety Meeting. The Committee will be hearing presentations from Groundwork North East and Durham Money Advice about the services they provide which are funded by the Town Council and the Committee will be making recommendations as to items which should be included for funding in the next financial year.

The Meeting will be held at the Shield Row Education Centre, King Edward VIII Terrace (next to Shield Row School) at 6.30pm on Tuesday 8th November. All meetings are open to the public.

Agenda

Background Papers

Finance Meeting – Budget Setting 1st November 2016

The next meeting of Stanley Town Council will be the Finance Committee. Members will be considering the first draft budget and making recommendations to Council about which projects and initiatives should be funded in 2017/18.

The meeting will be held at 6.30pm on Tuesday 1st November 2016 at Shield Row Education Centre, King Edward VIII Terrace, Stanley due to Oliver! being on at the Civic Hall.

(There may be a few tickets left for that so do contact the box office if you’d like to go!)

Agenda

Background Papers (6.8MB, PDF)

 

Council Agenda 18th October 2016

The Agenda and Papers for the next Full Council meeting of Stanley Town Council are linked below. Among the business will be the consideration of projects, initiatives to be budgeted for in the next financial year, asset transfer of the old Front Street Offices, Parks and community buildings, provision of community defibrillator devices and more. The meeting will be held at Stanley Civic Hall, Front Street, at 6.30 pm on Tuesday 18th October 2016.

Agenda

Council Minutes (September meeting)

Committee Minutes

Background Papers

Photo: Simon Green

Notice of Conclusion of Audit

The Council has received notice that the Independent External Auditor has certified that the Town Council’s Annual return were has been submitted in accordance with proper accounting practices and no issues were raised requiring remedial action.

The Accounts themselves are available to be inspected by local electors until 15th October 2016

The full annual return can be viewed HERE

Council Papers for September 20th Uploaded

The paper’s for next Tuesday’s meeting of Stanley Town Council have been published.  The meeting will be held at the Civic Hall in Front Street, Stanley at 6.30 pm and the Public are welcome to attend and participate.

Items to be considered will be:

Funding request for Fireworks

Proposals for funding the PACT House

Funding for Front Street Improvements

Civic Hall Coffee Shop

OAPs Christmas Dinner

We hope to see you there. The papers for the meeting are attached below.

Agenda 20th September 16

Background Documents

Item 4 Public Questions

Items 5 & 6 Minutes

Item 7 Funding Request

Items 8 & 9 Finance

Item 13 Coffee Shop

Coffee Shop Appendix (Excel spreadsheet)

Photograph: Simon Green from the Beamish Museum Leek Show

Council Agenda Uploaded for 21st June 2016

The next meeting of Council will be held on Tuesday 21st June 2016 at Craghead Village Hall, Middles Road, Craghead.  There is a full Agenda, which will include: Civic Hall Refurbishment, Christmas Lights.

The supporting papers contain full budgetary information for the current year up to May 31st

Agenda 21st June 2016

Combined Papers June 2016 [51MB]

Picture: Stanley Show, shamelessly plagiarised from Robert Drake’s Facebook page

Notice of Public Right to Inspect accounting records

The Town Council has completed it’s Annual Return, which will be reviewed by a publicly appointed external auditor (the external audit has not been completed, therefore the accounts published below may change). The Council is required to make the accounting records available to the public for inspection for a 30 day period.

This year, the period will run from 13th June 2016 to 22nd July 2016.

Records will be available for inspection (subject to reasonable notice) between 9.00 am and 4.00 pm between these dates.

Electors of the parish also have the right to question the auditor about the accounts and object to them.  Full details of the rights of the public are contained in the formal notice for the Exercise of Public Rights.

The Council is also required to publish the following:

ANNUAL GOVERNANCE STATEMENT

ACCOUNTING STATEMENT 2015-16

For further information, please contact the Town Council.