In accordance with the Openness of Local Government Regulations 2014, a record of any decisions made by officers of the Parish Council under delegated powers will be published on this page.
Under the Council’s Financial Regulations, adopted 9 March 2016, the Clerk, in conjunction with the Chairman of Council, or Chairman of the appropriate committee, has delegated authority to incur expenditure on revenue items below £500. The Clerk also has delegated authority to incur expenditure in cases of extreme risk to Council services (eg to effect necessary repairs) up to a limit of £500, and to authorise the payment of items – (1) if payment is necessary to avoid a charge to interest under the Late Payment of Commercial Debts (Interest) Act 1998 and the due date for payment is before the next scheduled meeting of Council; (2) where expenditure on the item is authorised by Council as a continuing contract or obligation; and (3) to make fund transfers within the Council’s banking arrangements.
There are currently no other powers delegated to officers of the Council on a standing basis. However, on a short term basis in 2020, pursuant to the advice of sector bodies in response to the coronavirus outbreak, powers were delegated to the Clerk on the basis of the Scheme of Delegation below:
As the coronavirus pandemic is managed going forward, this scheme has now (with effect from June 2021) been replaced by a transitional Scheme of Delegation:
Decisions taken by the Clerk as generally authorised under the Schemes of Delegation are set out below:
Decisions taken by officers of the Council as specifically authorised by resolution are as follows:
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