Grant Awarding policy and application form

If you represent a community group which is looking for funding, please contact the parish council to see if you are eligible to receive financial support.  A copy of the parish council’s funding policy and application form is here:

Grant awarding policy from 2016-11

Planning committee meeting 20/09/2016

The agenda for the planning committee meeting to be held on Tuesday 20th September at 7pm has been published.  A copy is available here: pcttee-summons-and-agenda-2016-09-20

Annual Audit

The audit for the parish council’s financial year 2015/16 will run between Friday 3rd June and Thursday 14th July.  Anyone can review the accounts for the year’s accounts – if interested please call the Executive Officer to arrange an appointment.  The Annual Return has been sent to the external auditor and can be viewed on this website (link below) along with the explanation of relevant variances between this year and last year (‘Section 5’), a statement declaring the figures shown are as yet unaudited, the audit notice that also contains the statement of public rights.

Notice of Audit FY15-16

Notice of unaudited accounts 2016

AnnualReturn2016, BarntGreenPC

Section 5, 2015-16

Councillors wanted!

Are you interested in the community, keen to represent the people who live and work here and have time to attend at least one evening meeting each month?

There are two vacant seats on the parish council that need to be filled by individuals who would like to help us improve the environment, ensure value for money on the precept and support the parish council’s delivery of services that includes street lighting, playing field provision and maintenance, village enhancement schemes, preparation of a Neighbourhood Development Plan and community-building.

Please click the link to the application form and brief explanation of the requirements of the role.

Co-optionApplication and SupportingInformation

Annual Parish Meeting

The draft minutes of the Annual Parish Meeting held on Wednesday 27th April are now available on our website, and via this link: Draft minutes APM 2016-04-27

Annual Parish Meeting, Wednesday 27th April

The Annual Parish Meeting is the opportunity for all residents of Barnt Green civil parish to meet to discuss parish affairs.  You set the agenda!

We are hoping to hear from several contributors who have supported the parish throughout the year and the parish council’s chairman will deliver the council’s annual report outlining what we have done over the last 12 months and plans for the future.

If you would like a specific topic to be added to the agenda, please contact the parish council’s Executive Officer.

The meeting will start at 7.30pm in the Friends Meeting House, Sandhills Road – refreshments provided.

Introducing our new Executive Officer

Gill Lungley has now taken over the position of Executive Officer following the departure of Paul Maclachlan to pastures new in the east of England.BGPC Executive Officer

Councillor vacancies

The Parish Council still has two vacant seats.  If you are keen to represent the Barnt Green community please contact the parish council office for an application form.  For more details please follow this link – Councillor Vacancies information

Future Parish Council meetings

Full Parish Council:
7.00pm on Wednesday 22 July 2015

Neighbourhood, Planning and Environment Committee
10.30am on Thursday 6 August 2015

Unless otherwise indicated, meetings are held at the Parish Council office at 80 Hewell Road, Barnt Green. Agendas will be posted on the notice board outside Millennium Park. Residents are welcome to attend these meetings.

Annual Audit

The external auditors have completed their annual audit of the parish council’s accounts for 2014/15 and the parish council is now required to publish the notice of Conclusion of Audit.  A copy is on the noticeboard by Millennium Park and is as attached here…NOTICE OF CONCLUSION OF AUDIT