Oulton Parish Council meetings are held on the first Tuesday of the month (except August), commencing at 7.00 p.m., in the Small Hall within the Oulton Community Centre, Meadow Road, Oulton.
Each Parish Council meeting has an 'Open Forum' slot allocated for any attending parishioner to raise any matters of concern that appear on the Agenda for that meeting and that they wish to bring to the attention of the council. They can address the Council in person. The council allow this agenda item 15 minutes in total.
Parish Council Meeting Dates for 2023 / 2024
5th December 2023 - Parish Council Meeting
Future Meeting Dates 2023:
5th December 2023
Future Meeting Dates 2024:
9th January 2024
6th February 2024
5th March 2024
Meetings Held 2023:
3rd January 2023 - Held
7th February 2023 - Held
7th March 2023 - Held
4th April 2023 - Held
9th May 2023 - Annual Parish Council Meeting - Held
19th May 2023 - The Annual Parish Meeting - Held
6th June 2023 - Held
No meetings held in August 2023
5th September 2023 Held
3rd October 2023 Held
7th November 2023 Held
THE ROLE OF THE CLERK
The Clerk is the ‘Proper Officer’ of the Council who is responsible for the smooth running of the Council’s business. They are the first point of contact for the Council and all correspondence comes to the Clerk.
Responsibility for implementing the decisions of the Council rests with the Clerk along with giving professional guidance where necessary whilst remaining neutral and discrete. The Clerk is also responsible for financial management.
The Clerk prepares, circulates and displays agendas in public places. She/he signs notices and summonses with a list of business to be transacted but does not have the power to fix the meetings of the Council. The Clerk is required to attend meetings, take minutes, keep Council minutes in a book and hold other documents.