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Parish Council meetings

The Parish Council meetings calendar, with other meetings which affect Wye e.g. Ashford Borough Council Planning Committee, Cabinet and Council meetings, Kent Association of Local Councils training days and meetings, and WYE3 Masterplan related events.

National Association of Local Councils logo

NALC Training

Tue, 30 Mar 2021 09:45

Online Meetings and Document Management: presentations on secure data handling, document admin, decision making and meeting management issues for councils using MS Teams and a wide suite of cloud-based Microsoft 365 apps and integrated tools.

09.45 - 14.00

Venue:
Online training
Contact:
Parish Clerk
Tags: KALC, Training
Kent Association of Local Council's logo

KALC Finance Workshop: All About the AGAR

Tue, 30 Mar 2021 10:00

All About the AGAR Workshop to help successful completion of the Annual Governance and Accountability Return (AGAR) for the year-ending 31st March 2021

10.00 - 12.30

Trainer: David Buckett Financial Adviser

The workshop is designed to help novice and experienced Clerks/RFO's to successively complete the AGAR for the year-ending 31 March 2021.

The workshop will dissect the Instructions emailed to all registered Clerks/RFO's by the external auditor PKF Littlejohn to aid completion of the AGAR.

Section 1 – Annual Governance Statement 2020-21

  • Help with making sure your Council has complied with the 9 Assertions and the evidence required to support those assertions.

Section 2 – Accounting Statements 2020-21

  • Provide tips and best practice on the completion of the supporting information required including the bank reconciliation, the explanation of significant variations AND
  • the additional requirements for those Councils subject to the "Intermediate Level Procedures" (i.e. those selected as part of the 5% sample and those with income or expenditure greater than £200,000) AND
  • the additional requirements for those Councils able to "claim exemption"

The Exercise of Public Rights

  • This will cover the statutory requirements, setting the period and evidence of publication.
Venue:
Online training
Contact:
Parish Clerk
Wye with Hinxhill Parish Council logo

Policy Working Group (virtual meeting)

Wed, 31 Mar 2021 10:00

Policy Working Group

Meeting to review insurance policies

Venue:
Online meeting
Contact:
Parish Clerk
National Association of Local Councils logo

NALC Webinar: Communications for Local Councils

Wed, 31 Mar 2021 15:00

Communications for Local Councils

15.00 - 16.30

NALC sponsored webinar

Venue:
Online training
Contact:
Parish Clerk
Wye with Hinxhill Parish Council logo

Financial Year End

Wed, 31 Mar 2021 23:59

Financial Year End

Venue:
N/A
Contact:
Parish Clerk
Wye with Hinxhill Parish Council logo

Parish Council (virtual meeting)

Tue, 06 Apr 2021 18:45

April Parish Council (virtual meeting)

(The Microsoft Teams Live waiting room for this meeting will open to the public from 18.30 onwards. This virtual meeting can be viewed either via the Microsoft Teams app (free to download), or via the web.

Agenda below

Venue:
Virtual Meeting
Contact:
Parish Clerk
Agenda:
Agenda 2021-04-06 Parish Council (PDF, 470 Kb)
Kent Association of Local Council's logo

KALC Communications Workshop (virtual training)

Thu, 08 Apr 2021 10:00

Develop an effective communications strategy and policy for your Council

10.00 - 12.00

Trainer: Breakthrough Communications

Everything should start with a strategy - and good communication is no different. To get the most from an increasing range of communications platforms and tools, it's vital that your Council has a strategy that ties in with your Council's existing aims and objectives. We walk you through best practice for creating an effective communications strategy and policy that perfectly fits with the needs and aspirations of your Council, whilst making best use of the platforms and opportunities available to you.

Venue:
Online training
Contact:
Parish Clerk
Wye with Hinxhill Parish Council logo

Planning Working Group (virtual meeting)

Tue, 13 Apr 2021 18:30

Planning Working Group (virtual meeting)

Venue:
Online meeting
Contact:
Parish Clerk
Ashford Borough Council logo

Overview and Scrutiny Committee (virtual meeting)

Tue, 13 Apr 2021 19:00

Overview and Scrutiny Committee (virtual meeting, note later start time)

Work Programme Review 2021/22 (summary of the main agenda headings)

S106 process

Consultation and Engagement

Mental Health and Wellbeing of Young People

Carbon Neutrality Action Plan and Strategy

Annual Reports – Overview and Scrutiny, Performance, Sickness, Safeguarding and the Community Safety Partnership

Budget Scrutiny

Venue:
Online meeting
Contact:
Clare Ricketts
Kent Association of Local Council's logo

KALC Finance Workshop: All About the AGAR

Wed, 14 Apr 2021 18:00

All About the AGAR Workshop to help successful completion of the Annual Governance and Accountability Return (AGAR) for the year-ending 31st March 2021

18.00 - 20.30

Trainer: David Buckett Financial Adviser

The workshop is designed to help novice and experienced Clerks/RFO's to successively complete the AGAR for the year-ending 31 March 2021.

The workshop will dissect the Instructions emailed to all registered Clerks/RFO's by the external auditor PKF Littlejohn to aid completion of the AGAR.

Section 1 – Annual Governance Statement 2020-21

  • Help with making sure your Council has complied with the 9 Assertions and the evidence required to support those assertions.

Section 2 – Accounting Statements 2020-21

  • Provide tips and best practice on the completion of the supporting information required including the bank reconciliation, the explanation of significant variations AND
  • the additional requirements for those Councils subject to the "Intermediate Level Procedures" (i.e. those selected as part of the 5% sample and those with income or expenditure greater than £200,000) AND
  • the additional requirements for those Councils able to "claim exemption"

The Exercise of Public Rights

  • This will cover the statutory requirements, setting the period and evidence of publication.
Venue:
Online training
Contact:
Parish Clerk
Kent Association of Local Council's logo

KALC Joint Parishes Planning Committee (Virtual Meeting)

Fri, 16 Apr 2021 17:00

Kent Association of Local Councils (KALC) Joint Parishes Planning Committee meeting

Permitted Development Rights Consultation regarding proposed changes to permitted development rights (PDR) in respect of large-scale development, commercial-to-residential conversions and changes of use between different types of commercial and retail premises. The role of PDR in supporting economic growth and their impact on local authorities, including their ability to plan development holistically, developer contributions, the provision of services and social housing and the supply and quality of new homes.

Deadline for evidence Friday 30 April 2021.

Venue:
Online meeting
Contact:
KALC Ashford Area Committee Secretary
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Local Elections: Register to Vote - Deadline

Mon, 19 Apr 2021 17:00

The deadline to register to vote in the Local Elections to be held 6th May 2021 is

Monday 19th April 2021 at 23.59

Click on the link above to register or make changes

Police and Crime Commissioner Election

Kent County Council Election

Ashford Borough Council Beaver Ward (1 vacancy)

Chilham Parish Council (5 vacancies)

Venue:
N/A
Contact:
Electoral Services, Ashford Borough Council
Your Vote Matters Make Sure You're In - Electoral Commission Poster

Local Elections Postal Vote Changes - Deadline

Tue, 20 Apr 2021 17:00

The deadline to apply for a postal vote or make changes to an existing postal or proxy vote in time for the Local Elections 6th May 2021 is

17.00 Tuesday 20th April 2021

Click on the link above to register or make changes

Police and Crime Commissioner Election

Kent County Council

Ashford Borough Council Beaver Ward (1 vacancy)

Chilham Parish Council (5 vacancies)

Venue:
N/A
Contact:
Electoral Services, Ashford Borough Council
Wye with Hinxhill Parish Council's logo

Extraordinary Parish Council (virtual meeting)

Tue, 20 Apr 2021 18:45

Extraordinary Parish Council (virtual meeting)

(The Microsoft Teams Live waiting room for this meeting will open to the public from 18.30 onwards. This virtual meeting can be viewed either via the Microsoft Teams app (free to download), or via the web.

Agenda below

Venue:
Virtual meeting
Contact:
Parish Clerk
Agenda:
Agenda 2021-0420 Extraordinary Parish Council (PDF, 481 Kb)
Wye with Hinxhill Parish Council logo

Wye Flood Working Group (virtual meeting)

Thu, 22 Apr 2021 18:30

Wye Flood Working Group (virtual meeting)

18.30 Microsoft Teams Waiting Room will open at 18.00)

(Meeting date deferred from 25th March)

Venue:
Online meeting
Contact:
Parish Clerk