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BUDGET 2019-20 AND NOTICE OF AUDIT OF ACCOUNTS

 BUDGET   Year Year 
     2018/19   2019/20 

 1. MEMBERS ALLOWANCES

 

18000 

18,000

2. EMPLOYEE SALARIES    146,180 150,520
 3. MAYORAL TRANSPORT  

4,642

4302

 4. CIVIC EXPENSES  

5470

5465

 5. ADMINISTRATIVE  EXPS                    

12,295

14,353

 6. BUILDINGS AND ASSET MAINTENANCE   

20,172

19,403

 7. MAYOR'S AWARD  

200

200

 8. TWINNING  

400

800

 9. GRANTS & EXPENDITURE UNDER SECTION 137  

 

 

Citizens Advice Bureau  

20000

20000

Christmas Lighting Scheme  

15,000

20,000

Leamington in Bloom  

2,500

2,500

Leamington International Twinning Society  

3,000 

3,000

Community Grant Fund  

40,000

45,000

Blue Plaques  

850

400

Youth Initiatives  

4,500

0

Tree Planting & street tree maintenance  

16,500

16,500

Public Furniture (inc Grit Bins)  

200

200

Summer Band Concerts  

2500 

2,500

Guided Walks  

400

500

Warwick District Shopmobility Scheme  

26,000

26,000

Social Cohesion Fund  

9,594

10,015

Neighbourhood Development Plan   2,000 2,000
World War 1 Centenary   2,500 0
 10. ELECTIONS  

18,000

18000

 11. ALLOTMENTS  

5800 

5800

       
 TOTAL  

376,703

385,458

 Less Projected Income  

2,500

2,500

Total budgeted expenditure   

374,203

382,958

 Projected overspend/(underspend)  

+8776

(5,082)

less Support Grant from Warwick DC   11,416 0
less contribution from reserves   10,000

0

Total Budget requirement from Precept  

361,563

377,876

Council Tax - Equivalent for Band D property  

£22.04

£22.04

The above budget analysis provides a broad outline of the Council's activities.  Any elector wishing to obtain further detail on the budget in general or any aspect of expenditure in particular is welcome to contact the Town Clerk/RFO.

 

NOTICE OF CONCLUSION OF AUDIT OF ACCOUNTS - ACCOUNTS FOR THE YEAR ENDED 31st MARCH 2019

Date of Announcement;  24th September, 2019

Notice is hereby given that the audit of accounts for Royal Leamington Spa Town Council for the year ending 31st March, 2019 has been completed and the accounts have been published.

The Annual Governance and Accountability Return (AGAR) is available for inspection by any local government elector of the Parish of Royal Leamington Spa on application to:

The Town Clerk and Responsible Financial Officer

Town Hall, Parade, Royal Leamington Spa CV32 4AT

between the hours of 9.00 am and 5.00 pm (Monday-Thursday) and 9.00 am and 4.30 pm (Friday)

Copies of the AGAR will be provided to any person on payment of £2.50 for each copy.

R. Nash

Town Clerk & Responsible Financial Officer 

 

 

 

NOTICE OF PUBLIC RIGHTS AND PUBLICATION OF UNAUDITED ANNUAL GOVERNANCE & ACCOUNTABILITY RETURN

ACCOUNTS FOR THE YEAR ENDED 31st MARCH 2019

Date of announcement: 31st May 2019 

Each year the Council's Annual Governance and Accountability Return needs to be reviewed by an external auditor appointed by the Smaller Authorities' Audit Appointments Ltd.  

The unaudited AGAR has been published with this notice (see below). As it has yet to be reviewed by the appointed auditor, it is subject to change as a result of that review. 

Any person interested has the right to inspect and make copies of the accounting records for the year to which the audit relates and all books, deeds, contracts, bills, vouchers and receipts and other documents relating to those records must be made availble for inspection by any person interested. For the year ended 31st March, 2019, these documents will be available on reasonable notice on application to the Town Clerk, Town Hall, Parade, Leamington Spa CV32 4AT (telephone 01926 450906 email clerk@leamingtonspatowncouncil.gov.uk

commencing on Monday 17th June, 2019 and ending on Friday 26th July, 2019.

Local Government Electors and their representatives also have:-

- the opportunity to question the auditor about the accounting records; and

- the right to make an objection which concerns a matter in respect of whIch the appointed auditor could either make a public interest report or apply to the Court for a declaration that an item of account is unlawful. Written notice of objection must first be given to the Auditor and a copy sent to the Town Council.

The Auditor can be contacted at the address below for this purpose between the above specified dates only.

The Council's AGAR is subject to review by the appointed auditor under the provisions of the Local Audit and Accountability Act 2014, the Accounts and Audit Regulations 2015 and the NAO Code of Practice 2015. The appointed auditor is:

PKF Littlejohn LLP (SBA Team)

1 Westferry Circus

Canary Wharf

LONDON

E14 4HD

(sba@pkf-littlejohn.com)

Robert Nash

CLERK TO THE TOWN COUNCIL AND RESPONSIBLE  FINANCIAL OFFICER

2018/ 2019 Annual Governance Statement 

2018/2019 Accounting Statements