Annual Council Meeting 22nd May 2018

Next Tuesday the Council holds its Annual Meeting. Each May, the Council elects a new Town Mayor to officiate at meetings and be the ‘face’ of the Council in the community.  At the Annual Meeting the Council reviews its constitution and rules, signs off the annual accounts and decides when the Council will meet in the coming Civic Year.

The meeting will commence at 6.30 pm in the Civic Hall. The public are encouraged to attend.

Annual Meeting Agenda 2018

Items 10/ 11 – Minutes of previous meetings

Item 12 – Recommendations Of Commiittees

Item 13 – Constitution and Policies

Item 14 – Accounts & Governance Statement

Item 15 – Section 137 Expenditure 2017-18

Item 18 – 2018-19 Schedule of Meetings v2

 

Agendas for next week’s Meetings

Next week the Council is holding two Committee Meetings:

Tuesday 8th May, 6.30 pm – Projects & Initiatives

Wednesday 9th May, 6.00 pm – Finance & Governance

Both meetings will be held at the Civic Hall, Front St Stanley and are open to members of the public for attendance.  The agendas are linked below for information. Background papers will be uploaded when they are available.

‘-Finance and Governance Agenda 09.05.18

‘-Projects and Initiatives Agenda 08.05.18

Notice of Poll – Catchgate Ward 31st May 2018

An election will be contested for the vacant office of Councillor for the Catchgate Ward of the Town Council on 31st May 2018. The details of the candidates contesting the election and the polling stations are on the Notice of Poll attached to this post

Events Management Company sought

Stanley Town Council has decided to engage a partner company to deliver its programme of community events over the next three years. We are inviting applications from experienced and highly reputable events management businesses to will provide a high quality service for a number of outdoor events throughout the years 2018, 2019 and 2020.

The specification and contract details have been published on the Open Government’s Contract Finder website. Full details of the specification and how to submit a bid for the contract are on the website, which can be found HERE

For an informal discussion about the contract, please contact the Town Clerk on 01207 299109 or email info@stanley-tc.gov.uk

Notice of Election (Catchgate Ward)

  1. An Election is to be held of One Town Councillor for Stanley Parish (Catchgate Ward).
  2. Forms of nomination for the Parish Election may be obtained from the Clerk to the Parish Council or the Returning Officer, Room 1/104-115, County Hall, Durham, DH1 5UL, (between the hours of 10.00am and 4.00pm) who will, at the request of an elector for any electoral area prepare a nomination paper for signature.
  3. Nomination papers must be delivered in person to the Returning Officer, Room 1/104-115, County Hall, Durham, DH1 5UL (between the hours of 10.00am and 4.00pm), on any day from the date of this notice but no later than 4 pm on Wednesday, 2nd May 2018. If the election is contested the poll will take place on Thursday, 31st May 2018.
  4. Applications, amendments or cancellations of postal votes must reach the Electoral Registration Officer at Room 1/104-115, County Hall, Durham, DH1 5UL by 5 pm on Tuesday, 15th May 2018.
  5. Applications to vote by proxy at this election must reach the Electoral Registration Officer at Room 1/104-115, County Hall, Durham, DH1 5UL by 5 pm on Tuesday, 22nd May 2018.
  6. Applications to vote by proxy at this election applied for on grounds of physical incapacity, where that physical incapacity occurred after 5 pm on Tuesday, 22nd May 2018, must reach the Electoral Registration Officer at Returning Officer, Room 1/104-115, County Hall, Durham, DH1 5UL by 5 pm on Thursday, 31st May 2018.

Notice of Annual Town Meeting

I hereby give notice that the Annual Meeting of electors of Stanley Town Council will be held on:

Tuesday, 17th April 2018, 6.30 pm

At Stanley Civic Hall, Front Street, Stanley, Co. Durham, DH9 0NA.

Any Elector of the Parish may raise any questions relating to any matters affecting the Parish (not confined to Stanley Town Council matters)

yours sincerely

Bala Nair

Town Mayor

Projects & Initiatives Committee 10th April 2018

The Agenda and papers for next week’s Projects Committee are linked below.

The meeting will be held at 6.30 pm on Tuesday 10th April at the Civic Hall. All meetings are open to the public.  Items to be considered:

Advice Service Specification

Youth Theatre production for Armed Forces Day

Advice in County Durham Networking Event

‘-Projects and Initiatives Agenda 10.4.18

Projects Background Papers (Public) April 18

Notice of Vacancy in the office of Councillor

CATCHGATE WARD OF STANLEY PARISH
NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN
 
 
That due to the resignation of Councillor Doug Carmichael, a vacancy has arisen in the Office of Councillor for the Parish Council.
 
If by the 17th April 2018 (14 clear days after the date of this notice) a request for an election to fill the said vacancy is made in writing to:
 
The Returning Officer
Electoral Services
Room 1/104-155
County Hall
Durham
DH1 5UL
 
by TEN electors for the said Parish, an election will be held to fill the vacancy; otherwise the vacancy will be filled by co-option.
 
If an election is called, it will take place not later than 21st June 2018.
 
Dated: 26th March 2018
 
Alan Shaw
Town Clerk
A copy of the formal notice is attached. Notice of Vacancy – Catchgate 3-18

Full Council Papers 27-3-18

The Agenda and Background Papers for next week’s Ordinary Council Meeting are linked below.  The meeting will be held at 6.30 pm at the Civic Hall. All meetings are open to the public. Please note: If you wish to ask a question at the meeting, it must be notified to the Clerk in advance of the meeting. The Clerk can be emailed on info@stanley-tc.gov.uk

Business to be discussed at the meeting includes:

Member’s Initiative Fund – Details of the projects supported by Councillors in 2017/18

Events Specification – Tender details

Wardens SLA – Specification for enhanced wardens service

Civic Hall Hire charges

‘-Full Council Agenda 27 March 2018

Background Papers March 18