TRANSPARENCY CODE 2015 disclosures

 

Expenditure exceeding £250:

Quarter Three ending 31st December 2016

Quarter Two ending 30th September 2016

Quarter One ending 30th June 2016

Year ending 31st March 2016

 Expenditure exceeding £100:

Quarter One ending 30th June 2017

Quarter Two ending 30th September 2017

Quarter Three ending 31st December 2017

Quarter Four ending 31st March 2018

Expenditure exceeding £100:

Quarter One ending 30th June 2018

Quarter Two ending 30th September 2018

Quarter Three ending 31st December 2018

Quarter Four ending 31st March 2019

Expenditure exceeding £100:

Quarter One ending 30th June 2019

 

Parish Council Land:

The Parish Council does not own or lease any buildings or garages.

The Parish Council owns the following land which is registered as village greens:

  • Church Green - approximately one acre of land registered as a village green located at the junction of Fingringhoe Road and Church Road, adjacent to the Church.  Date of acquisition and value is unknown.  The site is open to the public 24/7 and used as a recreation ground by Fingringhoe Primary School.  A board walk and picnic tables are available for use by the public and there is a large pond.  Site is managed by the Parish Council.
  • Pigs Foot Green - a small triangle of land situated at the junction  Chapel Road and Upper Haye Lane.  Date of acquisition and value is unknown.  The site is open public access upon which the village sign is erected and the blacksmiths anvil to commemorate what was once the site of the blacksmith's forge.  The site is managed by the Parish Council. 

The Recreation Ground is leased on a 10 year lease at a peppercorn rent of £1 per annum expiring 21st December 2021.

Grants to voluntary, community and social enterprise organisations:

A grant of £250 was made to Fingringhoe Parochial Church Council in July 2018 (July 2017 £250) for the upkeep of the churchyard.

A grant of £250 was made to Fingringhoe Village Hall committee in July 2018 (July 2017 £250) for use of the hall by the Parish Council and towards upkeep of the hall.  (This payment includes the sum of £50 for use of the storage cupboard in the hall by the village recorders).

Organisation Chart and salaries:

The Parish Council has only one member of staff who is not a union member.  The staff member works part-time for 14 hours per month, job title Parish Clerk and Responsible Financial Officer.

The Clerk is paid £3,000 gross per annum from which tax is deducted.  The Clerk must also provide her own office accommodation, computer, broadband and telephone for which no reimbursement of expenses is made.  The Clerk does receive reimbursement of expenses for postage and stationery used for parish council work.

Parish Councillors receive no remuneration or expenses in relation to their office.

Parking Spaces:

The Parish Council does not operate any car parks or marked out controlled on or off-street parking. 

Free parking spaces are available at the Recreation Ground and along many roads in the village.  The Village Hall management committee manage the village hall car park where free parking spaces are also available.