Parish Council Meeting Agenda

You are duly summoned to attend the Annual Meeting of the Parish Council to be held in
The Chanctonbury Room, The Parish Hall, Thakeham Road, Storrington, on Wednesday
25th May 2022, commencing at 7.00 p.m.
1. To elect a Chairman for the ensuing year and signing of declaration of acceptance of office.
2. To elect a Vice-Chairman for the ensuing year and signing of declaration of acceptance of
3. Apologies for absence.
4. To receive declarations of interest from members.
5. To approve and sign the minutes of the Parish Council Meeting held on the 27th April
6. County Council Matters.
7. District Council Matters
8. Public Participation – Members of the Public may comment on items on the agenda.
9. To review the effectiveness of the system of internal control and to receive and review the
Internal Auditor’s report for the financial year 1st April 2021 to 31st March 2022.
10. To appoint the Internal Auditor for the financial year 1st April 2022 to 31st March 2023.
11. To complete the Annual Governance Statement for the financial year ended 31st March
2022 and to authorise the Chairman to sign this document.
12. To consider for approval the Annual Return and Accounting Statements for the year ended
31st March 2022 and if approved, to authorise the Chairman to sign these.
13. To Consider Adoption of Standing Orders as revised (NALC April 2022).
14. Annual review of the following documents:
(a) Financial Regulations
(b) Social Media and Press Policy
(c) Complaints Policy
(d) Process for Marking the Death of a Senior National Figure.
(e) Parish Council’s Pensions Discretions Policy.
(f) Process for Public Participation in Meetings.
15. Annual Review of Financial and Non-Financial Risk Assessments.
16. Review of the Terms of Reference of Committees.
17. Setting the dates, times and place of ordinary meetings of the full Council for the year
18. Receipt of nominations to existing committees and groups:-
(a) Infrastructure, Communications and Environment.
(b) Recreation and Property.
(c) Planning and Development.
(d) West Sussex Association of Local Councils.
(e) Horsham Association of Local Councils.
(f) Neighbourhood Wardens Steering Group
19. Bank Reconciliations for April 2022.
20. To review and authorise accounts to be paid.
21. Items available for councillors to read.
22. Clerk’s correspondence.
23. Chairman’s announcements and urgent matters.
24. To Consider Honorary Citizen Award.
25. Date of next meeting – Wednesday 29th June 2022.
26. Adjournment. Members of the Public may raise and comment upon items not on the
Mrs T Euesden
Clerk of the Council.