New Councillor training
Weds 5th July at 6pm on Zoom, 90 mins
£10 for those whose councils are members of local county association
This course is essential for all new councillors and a welcome refresher even for those more experienced. Being a councillor requires an understanding of how parish councils work, what they can and can’t do and your responsibilities as an individual councillor and as part of the council as a whole.
We will cover
- What must and can your council do?
Your Council’s duties, powers and finance
- Who does what?
Roles and Responsibilities of councillors, the chair and council staff
- Decision making
Meetings, standing orders and policies
Our presenters will be:
Lesley Swinbank, currently clerk to a small parish council in County Durham but with over 30+ years as a large town council clerk.
Audrey Christie, Executive Officer at the County Durham Association of Local Councils
You will receive an immediate automated email confirmation including the Zoom log in details. We will also send this out again a day or two before the training.
Cancellations in the 48 hours leading up to the event, including no-shows on the evening, will be charged but will receive a copy of the presentation.
If you’ve any queries or for cancellations (no later than 9th July at 6pm) please email us at email@example.com.