Clifton Reynes & Newton Blossomville Joint Parish Council

All councillors can be contacted via the Parish Clerk, Heather Rodgers

David Swanston

Chair

Ward: Newton Blossomville

david.swanston1@btinternet.com

Telephone: 01234 888 975

Gerry Cronin

Councillor

Ward: Newton Blossomville

theoldpostoffice.nb@gmail.com

Telephone: 07932 727 345

Noel Sibbald

Vice Chair

Ward: Newton Blossomville

noel.sibbald@sibq.com

Telephone: 07973 612 606

Simon Rees

Councillor

Ward: Clifton Reynes

olssimon@gmail.com

Telephone: 07976 105 037

Vacancy

Parish Clerk

Clerk@cliftonnewtonjpc.org

Telephone: 07973 612 606

Greenhill View, Newton Blossomville. MK43 8AL

Your Parish Councillors

Elections and membership

The term of office for councillors is 4 years. The next election is due May 2020. All Parish Councillors are governed by a code of conduct and give their services on a voluntary basis. The good councillors guide can be found here



Powers and duties

Parish councillors set an annual precept (tax) to cover expenditure within their areas of responsibility. Although there is no limit to the amount that can be precepted, the money can only be raised for a limited number of purposes, defined in the 1894 Act and subsequent legislation. The exercise of powers is at the discretion of the council, but they are legally obliged to exercise their duties.



On this page you will find parish councillor details along with agendas and minutes for past and upcoming meetings. You will also find useful council documentation

Useful Documentation

Insurance

The council is insured for a number of features including Products Liability & Pollution,  Public Liability, Employers Liability, Official’s Indemnity, Public and employers’ liability. The cover certificate can be found here

Council Assets

The council has a number of assets, details of which can be found by clicking here. The PC assets are listed below


The value of the assets are declared at the Parish Council AGM.

Standing Orders

Standing Orders are the written rules of the council. They are used to confirm  a councils organisational, administrative and procurement procedures and procedural matters for meetings.  The current version was adopted in May 2915 and can be found here

Financial Regulations

The council operates under the following Financial Regulations and Financial Standing orders. The Financial Regulations can be found here

Complaints Procedure

Should a complaint be received by the council it will be processed as set out in the Complaints Procedure as described here

Subscriptions

The council subscribes to a number of services as can be seen in the financial accounts. The Council subscribe to

The Buckinghamshire and Milton Keynes Association of Local Councils and the National Association of Local Councils. Both bodies provide topical updates, regular magazine updates and advise on policy.


Bucks Playing Field Association. The BPFA provides advice and guidance on our parks and playing fields.

The Millenium Field

The Millennium Field in Newton Blossomville is not a council asset, it is part of the Brayfield estate. It was dedicated to the village for recreational use in August 2007. The agreement can be found here

Committees and other External Groups of Interest

The Council does not have any subcommittees but does have interests in other local community committees and a footpaths officer.

Kites Charity

The Terms of Reference for the PC’s representative can be found here soon.


Reading Room

The Reading Room was set up to serve the people of Newton Blossomville. The Parish Council have a representative on the Reading Room Committee. The Terms of Reference for the representative can be found here soon.


Footpaths Officer

The PC have a Footpaths Officer. The Footpaths Officer’s Terms of Reference can be found here soon.

Code of Conduct

On inception of a councillors term they sign up to a code of conduct. The code of conduct can be found here

Full Council Meeting Dates

All meetings are held in the Newton Blossomville Reading Room at 7.30


24th May 2017 - Annual Meeting

28th June 2017

23rd August 2017

25th October 2107

20th December 2017

28th February 2017

25th April

Quarterly Accounts

The council produces a qurterly financial statement. The statements can be found here

Full Council Meeting Agendas and Minutes

Can be found here

Louise Evans

Councillor

Ward: Clifton Reynes

louiseje44@yahoo.com

Tel: 01234 714 307

Social Media Policy

The Councils Social Media Policy can be found here



Press & Media Policy

The Councils Press & Media policy can be found here