Herstmonceux Parish Council

Serving the people of Herstmonceux Parish

Clerk: Clare Harrison
The Parish Office, 4 The Old
Forge, Gardner Street
Herstmonceux, East Sussex
BN27 4LG

Tel: 01323 833312

Responsibilities

The council is responsible in law for ensuring that its financial management is adequate and effective and that the council has a sound system of internal control which facilitates the effective exercise of the council's functions, including arrangements for the management of exposure to risk of financial loss or irregularity.

Herstmonceux Parish Council's Financial Regulations (and Standing Orders) promote Proper Practices to ensure the council meets responsibilities and requirements.

Herstmonceux Parish Council Financial Regulations

Risk Management

End of Year Accounting and Audit

Asset Register

A list of the assets, and their value, held by Herstmonceux Parish Council

Precept

The Precept is that element of your Council Tax that is paid to Herstmonceux Parish Council.

Every year, the Parish Council draws up budgets and calculates how much money it needs for the next Financial Year. These are usually finalised at the January Full Council meeting and then submitted to Wealden District Council (WDC). WDC co-ordinates the other demands from East Sussex County Council, the Police and themselves and come up with the rate to be paid from 1st April of that year.

  • 2021-2022 Precept Calculation (PDF, 185 Kb)

    The Herstmonceux Parish precept requirement for the Financial Year 2021 - 2022. Presented in table format.

  • 2020 - 2021 Precept Calculation (PDF, 64 Kb)

    The Herstmonceux Parish precept requirement for the Financial Year 2019 - 2020. Presented in table format.

  • 2019 - 2020 Precept Calculation (Word Document, 18 Kb)

    The Herstmonceux Parish precept requirement for the Financial Year 2019 - 2020. Presented in table format.

Herstmonceux Parish Council Grant Scheme

List of Current Contracts Awarded & Value of Content

Grass Cutting at the Village Recreation Ground

The contract was awarded to Barcombe Landscapes who was appointed for the period of 01 April 2019 to 31 March 2022. The contract is awarded and the accepted contract figure is £ 5699.00 pa, excluding VAT, over the period of the contract.

Verge Cutting along the Highways, locations as agreed by ESCC

The contract was awarded to Honeysett Groundcare who was appointed for an 3 year period from April 2019.

Small Maintenance Contracts

The contract was awarded to Michael Goodsell who was appointed for an 3 year period from April 2019.

Contracts for Tender 2022 - 2025