In June, the Council produces an Annual Report of its activities for the preceding year. This includes an overview of the year from the Chairman of the Council for that year, and reports from each of the Portfolio Holders and Committee Chairmen. A Summary of the Council’s accounts for the year just ended is also included, as well as contact details for all Councillors.
The Annual Report is distributed to all households. If you have not received a copy, please contact the Clerk and she will arrange for you to be included in the distribution.
Click here to download the last annual report: Annual Report 2011-12
Previous Annual Reports are available to download from the ‘Archive’ page.
90% of the Council’s planned expenditure will be funded by its precept. Formulating the budget is, therefore, crucial to its day-to-day operations. Without adequate funding, the Council will not be able to meet its financial obligations.
The Budget is prepared by the Council’s Responsible Financial Officer, following discussions by each of the Committees and, from 2011-12, a newly formed Budget Working Group. Recommendations are then made to the full Council and the Council, as a corporate body, takes the formal decision to approve and adopt the Budget.