Finances

Flixborough Parish Council aim to be as open and clear as possible regarding all financial transactions. The Parish Council follow a set of rules regarding finances and these are set out in the Parish Councils Financial Standing Orders, a copy of which can be accessed here.

In addition to this the Parish Council has a responsibility to publish certain information on this website, this is set out in the governments’ Transparency Code for Smaller Authorities. Most of the information that needs to be published can be found in the Finance section for the relevant year.

Please see the information below regarding the Parish Councils Finances. If you have any questions you may contact the Clerk to the Parish Council or any of the Parish Councillors, details of which can be found here.

Budget
Each year the Parish Council set its own Budget, this is done by estimating expenditure and comparing this with likely income including the Precept  (Parish Council tax charge) and Village Hall hire. The budget is usually set in November/December for the following financial year.

During the current financial year expenditure is reviewed quarterly and compared with the budget forecast. In addition to this a monthly financial report and Bank Reconciliation are discussed at each Parish Council meeting.

Audit
At the end of the financial year the Parish Council carry out the Annual Governance and Accountability Return, as part of this process the finances are sent to an Internal Auditor for review. All relevant documents regarding this process are below.

2019 Finances

Transparency Code Information

Expenditure above £500 from April-September 2019

Expenditure above £500 from October- December 2019

Land and Building Information

Waste Contract 2019-2020

The Parish Council do not currently have or own the following so this information cannot be published:

  • Government Procurement Cards
  • Tenders or contracts above £5,000.00
  • Social Housing
  • Grants to voluntary, community and social enterprise organisations
  • Parking account or parking spaces

Please see the Responsibilities and Organisation page for information regarding the organisation of the Parish Council. The Clerk is the only paid member of staff and is not a union representative and is not under investigation for fraud. There have been no fraud investigations in 2019-2020.

Please see the Policies page for the Parish Councils Standing Orders (In place of a constitution). 

Financial Information
Approved Budget 2019-2020
Expenditure against Budget April-June
Expenditure against Budget April-September

Expenditure against budget April-December
Three year forecast 2019-2022
Flixborough Parish Council – Employers Liability Certificate 2019 
Flixborough  Parish Council Asset Register 2019

April Monthly Report 2019
April Bank Reconciliation
May Monthly Report 2019
May Bank Reconciliation
June Monthly Report 2019
June Bank Reconciliation
July Monthly Report 2019
July Bank Reconciliation 2019
August Monthly Report 2019
August Bank Reconciliation 2019
September Monthly Report 2019
September Bank Reconciliation 2019
October Monthly Report 2019
November Monthly Report 2019

There was no meeting held in December so no financial report was produced.

January Monthly Report 2020

 

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