Clerk's Toolkit: Meetings & Agendas

Clerk's Toolkit: Meetings & Agendas

Tuesday 12th December 2017

Wolston Baptist Church (Parish Council Office), 2 Main Street, Wolston, CV8 3HJ

9.30am – 12 noon

Registration from 9am

12 bite-sized sessions covering all the basics of the clerk’s role

This session will concentrate on:

  • Agendas: meeting with the chairman, standard items, format, notices, where to publish & for how long
  • Admission to meetings, confidential items, exclusion of public, recording of meetings
  • Standards to expect in meetings including Code of Conduct, procedure when declaring interests/seeking dispensation
  • Minute-taking, format, page numbering, powers recorded, initialled each page, signed
 
Over 12 sessions we intend to give a complete grounding in the work of a parish clerk.  Each of the sessions are stand-alone but also build on each other and clerks can attend as many or as few as required.
 

This session will accrue 1 CPD point

The sessions will be led by Gill Lungley 

Gill holds a BA (Hons) in Business Studies, and started working for parish councils in 1991 and gaining the Cert. HE Local Policy Studies from Cheltenham and Gloucester in 1995 and a BTec in similar subject from Worcester College.  Then, because Gill loves the subject and wanted to share it with a wider audience she took the PTLLS qualification (Preparing to Teach in the Lifelong Learning Sector) in 2009.

Gill has worked for one PC for 11 years, then took a break of 3 years before returning to clerking and have now worked for another 6 councils ranging in size from electorates of more than 5,000 to less than 400.

She has represented Worcestershire as county representative at SLCC’s NEC and is a member of the Institute of Local Council Management, which means that she keeps up to date with personal training and CPD.  Currently Gill works part-time for two parish councils as well as delivering CALC training.

Fees:

£25.00 per delegate for Member Clerks                    
£50.00 per delegate for non-member Clerks 
these fees are low compared with other county associations and training providers

Full terms and conditions of registration

PLEASE ENSURE YOU HAVE THE AGREEMENT OF YOUR COUNCIL TO PAY THE COURSE FEE

CiLCA:

For those intending to complete the CiLCA qualification, this session is particularly relevant to units LO10/11/12

These events are open to Clerks, Assistants and RFOs

Venue & Parking Details: 

The room is downstairs in the Baptist Church and can be accessed via the side door.  There is on-street parking available nearby.

With thanks for Wolston Parish Council for providing the room for this event

Event date 12-Dec-2017 9:30 am
Registered 8
Available places 7
Registration closes 06-Dec-2017
Individual Price £25 for member clerks
Speaker Gill Lungley
Location
Wolston Parish Council
2 Main St, Wolston, Coventry CV8 3HJ, UK
Wolston Parish Council
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