Be a Better Councillor

This is a  2 session online training course “Be a better Councillor”

Dates: 9th and 23rd February 6.30pm -9.15pm

Course Content:

This two part course will explore the rules and best practice for Councillors of Town and Parish Councils

 

Session one,

Section 1

We open with establishing the core components and their relationship within a Council, namely; Council, Councillor, Chairman, Clerk and RFO. The law and powers.

Section 2

Next, The decision making process – agenda, meetings, minutes. Delegated functions committees and annual meetings.

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Session two,

Section 3

Questions arising from day 1, moving on to making a strategic plan.  What to consider- process, delivery, monitoring and review. Setting a budget in order to raise the Precept.

Section 4

Governance, the three pillars – Internal Control, Independent Audit, External Audit, Equipping the staff and Councillors for their role. Working with the community.

Engagement to gain ideas and feedback. Testing ideas delivering services with confidence.

 

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Date

Feb 09 2021

Time

6:30 pm - 9:15 pm

Cost

£50 (£100 non affiliated)
Zoom Room

Location

Zoom Room