Unless stated otherwise, the Council meets at De Ferrers Trent Campus, St. Mary's Drive, monthly on Mondays except August when there is no meeting.

Outwoods residents and members of the public and press are cordially invited to attend and observe how the Council operates.

Meetings commence promptly at 6.30pm unless stated otherwise.

At the start of the meetings 15 minutes are allocated for 'public participation' During this time the public may ask any questions or raise any issues they may have, but once the formal business of the Council begins they are not entitled to speak further unless invited to do so by the chairman.  They may be asked to leave during discussion of certain confidential items.

Additional meetings may be called at other times.

Some of the Council's work is also delegated to committees. Currently we have the Planning, Documents, and Staffing Committees.

Agendas for all meetings will be posted on Parish notice boards and this website during the week prior to the meeting.
2017 Meeting Schedule

9 January;  13 February;  13 March;  8 May;  12 June;

10 July;  11 September;  9 October; 13 November;    11 December.

(No meeting in August unless stated otherwise on the home page)
Code of Conduct/Standing Orders

As the first tier of local government, the parish council, as a statutory body has to work within the boundaries of procedures and codes of conduct.

All parish councillors work to the following Code of conduct:-

1.  They attend meetings when summoned

2.  Consider in advance of meetings any items for discussion and prepare for meetings in advance.

3.  Councillors and officers should observe standards of courtesy

4.  Neither Councillors nor employees should resort to the media to resolve a disagreement.

5.  Councillors at meetings must declare any matter of interest;  the rule is designed to regulate the conduct expected of councillors as a holder of public office and to protect the reputation of the council.
IMPORTANT NOTICE

OPENNESS OF LOCAL GOVERNMENT BODIES REGULATIONS 2014

Any person wishing to video or audio record a public meeting must contact the parish clerk 3 days prior to a public meeting so that all necessary arrangements can be made.  The regulations require local government bodies only to provide reasonable facilities for any member of the public to report on meetings.

However, these undertakings must not be in a disruptive manner.  Examples such as :

- moving to areas outside the areas designated for the public without the consent of the chairman.
- excessive noise in recording or setting up or re-siting equipment during the debate/discussion.
-intrusive lighting and use of flash photography.
- asking people to repeat statements for the purpose of the recording.

Agenda


The agenda for the next meeting will be available for download here not less than 3 days prior.
Agendas are also posted on Parish noticeboards

11 September 2017

Minutes

Minutes of the preceeding meeting are in draft form until they have been approved by the full council at the subsequent meeting.

2017

January  February  March  May

12 June  26 June  10 July

Previous Years

2016  2015  2014  2013 

Minutes of meetings not listed above are available on request to the clerk



Annual Return & Report

Local councils in England with an annual turnover of 6.5 million or less must complete an annual return in accordance with proper practices summarising their activities at the end of
each financial year.

Notice of Conclusion of Audit 2015-16

Annual Return 2016-17

Council Meetings





Unless stated otherwise, the Council meets at De Ferrers Trent Campus, St. Mary's Drive, monthly on Mondays except August when there is no meeting.

Outwoods residents and members of the public and press are cordially invited to attend and observe how the Council operates.

Meetings commence promptly at 6.30pm unless stated otherwise.

At the start of the meetings 15 minutes are allocated for 'public participation' During this time the public may ask any questions or raise any issues they may have, but once the formal business of the Council begins they are not entitled to speak further unless invited to do so by the chairman.  They may be asked to leave during discussion of certain confidential items.

Additional meetings may be called at other times.

Some of the Council's work is also delegated to committees. Currently we have the Planning, Documents, and Staffing Committees.

Agendas for all meetings will be posted on Parish notice boards and this website during the week prior to the meeting.

Code of Conduct/Standing Orders


As the first tier of local government, the parish council, as a statutory body has to work within the boundaries of procedures and codes of conduct.

All parish councillors work to the following Code of conduct:-

1.  They attend meetings when summoned

2.  Consider in advance of meetings any items for discussion and prepare for meetings in advance.

3.  Councillors and officers should observe standards of courtesy

4.  Neither Councillors nor employees should resort to the media to resolve a disagreement.

5.  Councillors at meetings must declare any matter of interest;  the rule is designed to regulate the conduct expected of councillors as a holder of public office and to protect the reputation of the council.

2017 Meeting Schedule

9 January;  13 February;  13 March;  8 May;  12 June; 10 July; 11 September;  9 October; 13 November; 11 December.

(No meeting in August unless stated otherwise on the home page)
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