The following documents are available for inspection as part of the Parish Council’s efforts to demonstrate good governance in managing its business and finances.
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- Standing Orders
- Financial Regulations
- Code of Conduct. As indicated in the minutes of the Parish Council’s meeting held on 25 July 2012, the Council has adopted the Code of Conduct of Torridge District Council, with minor modification regarding participation of councillors in matters in which they have an interest. This modification is clarified in the Council’s Standing Orders, Section 7.
- Register of Interests. The registered interests for individual Parish Councillors can be accessed from the “Councillors” page of this website.
- Publication Scheme for information access
- Annual Return and Auditor’s Report (8.3MB)
- Information required under the Local Government Transparency Code
- Protocol For Recording Of Meetings
- Calendar of meetings. For the year 2017–2018 Parish Council meetings will be held on the following dates: 26 April 2017, 24 May (including Annual Parish Meeting and Annual Parish Council Meeting), 28 June, 26 July, 23 August, 4 October, 25 October, 22 November, 20 December, 24 January 2018, 28 February, 28 March.
- Minutes. The minutes of all Parish Council meetings since January 2005 can be accessed from the Minutes page of this website. The Council has no committees or subcommittees.
- Agendas. The agendas of all Parish Council meetings since January 2005 can be accessed from the Agendas page of this website. In accordance with the Council’s Standing Orders, Section 3, the agenda for a forthcoming meeting is published at least three clear days before the meeting. (The meaning of “clear days” is given in Standing Orders, Section 1.)
- Budget and precept information for the current and previous year is contained in “Yarnscombe Parish Council – Information Accessible to the Public”, Section 3.
- Complaints procedure. Complaints that a councillor has breached the Code of Conduct are dealt with in accordance with the Council’s Standing Orders, Section 8. Complaints about the administration or procedures of the Council are dealt with in accordance with the Council’s Complaints Procedure.
- Action Plan — currently being updated.
- Risk Management
- Register of assets. The register of the Council’s present assets is listed in “Yarnscombe Parish Council – Information Accessible to the Public”, Section 7.