Rutland

Clerks - watch the new CiLCA video to find out how CiLCA can give you the tools to make confident, informed decisions for your council and your community.

Would you like to build your confidence in your role within local council?

The CiLCA qualification provides you with a broad knowledge of all the aspects of a clerk's work - roles and responsibilities, the law, procedures, finance planning and community involvement. It is a level 3 ...

Categories: Leicestershire, Rutland

Council tax referendum principles have not been extended to local (parish and town) councils in 2017/18.

Council tax referendum principles have not been extended to local (parish and town) councils in 2017/18.

The secretary of state for communities and local government, Sajid Javid MP, yesterday announced the provisional local government finance settlement for 2017/18 in the House of ...

Categories: Leicestershire, Rutland

LRALC 2016 Newsletter No. 6 now published!

The latest LRALC newsletter is available to download now. Contents include:

Top Tip – Emergency/Resilience Planning.

LRALC newsletter – A member only resource!

LRALC website access – Guidance for outgoing clerks.

IMPORTANT CONSULTATION: LRALC ...

Categories: Leicestershire, Rutland

Proposals to replace LGO with Public Service Ombudsman include coverage for Town and Parish Councils for first time

Proposals have been published to replace the Local Government Ombudsman with a Public Service Ombudsman which would mean Ombudsman coverage for all Town and Parish Councils for first time.

Currently local councils do not have a regulatory body or Ombudsman. This ...

Categories: Leicestershire, Rutland

IMPORTANT CONSULTATION: LRALC Draft Strategic Plan - Priorities and Actions

Dear Member Council (Clerks, please circulate to all Cllrs),

Please find attached a presentation which summarises the draft strategic priorities and actions discussed and provisionally/informally agreed by the LRALC Executive Committee at a planning session on Monday 14th November ...

Categories: Leicestershire, Rutland

"Exploring the Environmental, Social and Economic Benefits of Creating a Neighbourhood Plan" Tuesday January 24th 2017 - Uppingham

Exploring the Environmental, Social and Economic Benefits of Creating a Neighbourhood Plan Tuesday January 24th 2017

The Falcon Hotel, Uppingham, Rutland LE15 9PY - 10am to 4.30pm A DCLG/Locality Funded Invitation supported by Rutland County Council.

Please ...

Categories: Leicestershire, Rutland

Press Release for ALL Member Councils: External Audit Appointments

IMPORTANT INFORMATION FOR ALL COUNCILS

SAAA Ltd is pleased to announce that it has successfully concluded the procurement process and has awarded contracts for the supply of limited assurance audit reviews for smaller authorities. Three audit firms have been appointed as suppliers for the ...

Categories: Leicestershire, Rutland

Parish Councillors - Leaders of Change

In recent weeks we have dealt with a number of queries from councils who have had "casual vacancies" to fill as a result of councillor resignations. A common reason for these resignations seem to be frustration at what is perceived to be "limited powers to influence change", or similar. I rarely get the ...

Categories: Leicestershire, Rutland

LRALC Strategic Plan v2.0 - Progress Update

The small but perfectly formed LRALC officer team is currently pulling together responses and suggestions from multiple sources (e.g. the Member Satisfaction Survey results, Executive Committee Away Day discussions, LRALC training course feedback, etc.) in a brainstorming exercise for ...

Categories: Leicestershire, Rutland

LRALC Awarded Runner-Up Status in Outstanding Project of The Year Category at NALC Star Councils Ceremony

Following the news that LRALC was a finalist in the NALC Star Councils Awards (http://www.nalc.gov.uk/news/entry/669-star-councils-2016-awards-finalists-declared) in the CALC Outstanding Project of The Year category your Association was announced as runner up at the awards last night ...

Categories: Leicestershire, Rutland

LRALC 2016 Newsletter No 5 available now!

The LRALC 2016 Newsletter No. 5 is available to download now. Contents include:

Top Tip – Parish Councils and the use of photographs taken in public.

Parish Councils and Pension Auto Enrolment - Don't Get Fined!

NALC Documents.

NALC Chairman & Chief ...

Categories: Leicestershire, Rutland