Any queries re Parish Council, or requests for Parish Council minutes prior to 2006, should be directed to the Parish Clerk, Caroline Emeny,
Tel: 01986 798422, Email: firstname.lastname@example.org
Occold still has a vacancy for one (1) Parish Councillor post-election. If you have what it takes to be a Parish Councillor, please contact the Parish Clerk to discuss or any Parish Councillor. There are currently 8 Parish Councillors.
The following links may also be helpful: Become a councillor: https://beacouncillor.co.uk/
Approved meeting minutes are available on this website following approval at the next meeting, on the Parish Noticeboard or by request to the Parish Clerk. Draft minutes are issued in the first instance.
District Councillor, County Councillor and Police reports are published within one week of the meeting if received by the Clerk.
All meetings are held at Occold Village Hall commencing at 8pm (unless otherwise stated on the Agenda). Dates for future meetings are as advertised in the Meeting Calendar or as listed on the Minutes & Reports for the current year. The next meeting of the Parish Council will take place on Monday 14th October, a delay of one week due to holidays, with a full agenda as usual.
Members of the Public are very welcome and are encouraged to attend - you may take part in discussion at the discretion of the Chairman.
Thank you to everyone that attended the Annual Meeting of the Parish and filled in the approximate year of build of their homes on the large map we had available. The Clerk will consolidate the information and seek to complete the missing information asap. There was a good response and we thank you for your time.
Roles & Responsibilities of the Parish Council
All Occold residents are invited and encouraged to attend the meetings, with a Public Forum set aside during each meeting. The Parish Council meetings start at 8.00pm and normally finish by 10.00pm. The draft minutes of Occold Parish Council Meetings and Committee Meetings are uploaded onto this website within 4 weeks of the meeting being held and are also published on the Parish Notice Board.
Roles undertaken by Councillors
Chair of the Parish Council - Cllr Cripps
Vice-Chair of the Parish Council - Cllr Chittock
Personnel Working Party - Cllr Cripps, Cllr Hull and Cllr Davenport-Jones
Responsible Financial Officer - Caroline Emeny, Parish Clerk
Representative on the ORAC - t.b.a.
Councillors Chittock, Grange & Hull are the Parish Council's authorised signatories.
Janet Brown and Mark Underwood are the Parish Council appointed Footpath Wardens.
There is not currently a Parish Council appointed Tree Warden.
Contact numbers for Parish Councillors are listed under their individual profile.
All documents pertaining to the 2018 / 2019 accounts can be found under Important Documents on the left hand side. This includes publication of the Dates that the accounts can be examined and the full contact details in order to do so.