Rachael Wright – Clerk and Responsible Financial Officer
The Clerk to the Council is the Proper Officer of the Council and as such is under a statutory duty to carry out all the functions of a council’s Proper Officer, and in particular to serve or issue all the notifications required by law.
The Clerk is responsible for ensuring that the instructions of the Council in connection with its function as a Parish Council are carried out.
The Clerk is expected to advise the Council on, and assist in the formation of, overall policies to be followed in respect of the council’s activities, and in particular, to produce all the information required for making effective decisions and to implement constructively all decisions.
The Clerk is the Responsible Financial Officer and accountable for all financial records of the Council and the proper administration of its finances.
The Clerk is accountable to the Council for the effective management of all its resources and will report to them as and when required.