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NOTICE OF PUBLIC RIGHTS AND PUBLICATION OF ANNUAL GOVERNANCE AND ACCOUNTABILITY RETURN (EXEMPT AUTHORITY)

ACCOUNTS FOR THE YEAR ENDED 31st MARCH 2022

Local Audit and Accountability Act 2014 Sections 25, 26 and 27

The Accounts and Audit Regulations 2015 (SI 2015/234)

NOTICE

1. Date of announcement – 12th June 2022

2. Each year the smaller authority prepares an Annual Governance and Accountability Return (AGAR). The AGAR has been published with this notice. It will not be reviewed by the appointed auditor, since the smaller authority has certified itself as exempt from the appointed auditor’s review.

Any person interested has the right to inspect and make copies of the AGAR, the accounting records for the financial year to which it relates and all books, deeds, contracts, bills, vouchers, receipts and other documents relating to those records must be made available for inspection by any person interested.

For the year ended 31st March 2022, these documents will be available on reasonable notice by application to:

  • Irene Marchant – Parish Clerk/RFO

St. Giles, Woods Corner, Dallington, East Sussex TN21 9LA

01424 838414/07711 224150

clerk@mountfield.org.uk

  • Commencing on Monday 13th June 2022 and ending on Friday 22nd July 2022

3. Local government electors and their representatives also have:

  • The opportunity to question the appointed auditor about the accounting records, and
  • The right to make an objection which concerns a matters of which the appointed auditor could either make a public interest report or apply to the court for a declaration that an item of account is unlawful. Written notice of an objection must first be given to the auditor and a copy sent to the smaller authority.

The appointed auditor can be contacted at the address in paragraph 4. below for this purpose between the above dates only.

4. The smaller authority’s AGAR is only subject to review by the appointed auditor if questions or objections raised under the Local Audit and Accountability Act 2014 lead to the involvement of the auditor. The appointed auditor is:

  • PKF Littlejohn LLP (ref: SBA Team)

1 Westferry Circus, Canary Wharf, London E14 4HD

sba@pkf-littlejohn.com

5. This announcement is made by:

  • Irene Marchant – Parish Clerk/RFO

Mountfield Parish Council have a vacancy for a Councillor due to the resignation of Caroline Hollamby, she gave great service to the Mountfield community and will be missed.
We hope to co-opt a new Councillor at our meeting on 18.01.22 (agenda to be published shortly).
If anyone is interested in applying, please download the application below and for any further information, contact the Clerk on - clerk@mountfield.org.uk - or phone me on 01424 838414.
All application forms must be received by the Clerk by 4.00pm on 14.01.22.
Irene - Parish Clerk

MPC Casual Vacancy Application Form

 

  1. In accordance with Section 87(2) of the Local Government Act 1972, NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN that a CASUAL VACANCY has occurred in the office of PARISH COUNCILLOR of the above named Parish in the Ward of Burwash and the Weald, due to the resignation of Councillor Caroline Hollamby.
  2. An election to fill this vacancy will be held if, within 14 days (not counting Saturdays and Sundays and certain days) from the date below, TEN electors for the Parish give notice in writing claiming such an election to the Returning Officer.
  3. The name and address of the Returning Officer is:
    MALCOLM JOHNSON
    RETURNING OFFICER
    ROTHER DISTRICT COUNCIL
    TOWN HALL
    BEXHILL-ON-SEA
    EAST SUSSEX TN39 3JX
  4. In accordance with Rule 5(4) of the Local Elections (Parishes and Communities) Rules 2006, if the vacancy is not filled by election, it shall be filled by the Parish Council as soon as practicable.
  5. For further information about the co-option process, which the Parish Council will follow if not valid request for an election is received, please contact the Parish Clerk.

Signed: Irene Marchant - Parish Clerk
Dated: 6th December 2021
Address: St. Giles, Woods Corner, Dallington, East Sussex TN21 9LA
01424 838414/07711224150
clerk@mountfield.org.uk