Publication of audited accounts for the year ended 31 March 2021
Regulation 15(5) of the Accounts and Audit (Wales) Regulations 2014 (as amended) requires that by 30 September 2021, Halkyn Community Council publish its accounting statements for the year ended 31 March 2021 together with any certificate, opinion, or report issued, given or made by the Auditor General.
The accounting statements in the form of an annual return have been published on the Council’s website. However, the accounts are published before the conclusion of the audit. Due to the impact of COVID-19, the Auditor General has not yet issued an audit opinion.
Notice of date appointed for the exercise of elector’s rights
(Financial Year 2020 / 2021)
Wales Audit – Annual Return for the Year Ended 31st March, 2021
(Accounting Statements for 2020-2021)
Other Public Notices – as referred to in text:
Please click on below documents to open a pdf copy
The Halkyn Community Council precept for the financial year 2021 / 2022 is £50,000.00. This amount is precept on residential properties within the community, and equates to a figure of £36.90 per household on a Band D property. There are 34 Town and Community Councils in the County of Flintshire, the average Band D precept for the County is £47.83 with the highest being £75.40. There are 1,355 Band D household properties within the Halkyn Community area – as at January 2021.
The Band D household precept for the Halkyn Community Council area, is made up as follows:
Flintshire County Council £1,394.50
Police & Crime Commissioner £305.55
Halkyn Community Council £36.90
Total £ 1,736.95
Community Council Finances:
The Community Council accounts and financial policies of the Council, are audited each year by an Internal auditor. The accounts are also subject to a further audit by the Wales Audit. The Electors Rights to inspect the accounts and audit report are advertised each year within the community, in accordance with the rules and regulations.
Community Council Accounts (Audit)
Please click on the below links, which will open a pdf document providing details of the Community Council’s end of year audited accounts:
Payments (Allowances) to Members of Halkyn Community Council – 2020 / 2021
In accordance with Section 151 of the Local Government Measure 2011, Community and Town Councils must publish within their authority area the remuneration received by their members by 30th September following the end of the year to which the payment relates. The information must also be sent to the Independent Remuneration Panel for Wales by the same date.
Please click on the below link, which will open a pdf document providing details of the Community Council Members Payments (Allowances) for 2020 / 2021.
Financial Support and Donations:
The Community Council welcome applications from the Community for financial support. However, the application must be from a bone fide group, or committee, that at least one or more of the Councillors’ are aware of. There are strict guidelines that the Community Council must adhere to, when considering and granting financial support. Financial support is also granted to organisations and charitable institutions outside the Council area, but these applications must in some way benefit the community.
The Minutes of the Community Council ( see separate web pages ), provide full details of all applications for financial support, that have been granted by the Council. The Minutes also show the various accounts paid by the Council.
Further details in respect of applying for financial support from the Community Council, or any other financial information, can be obtained from the Clerk and Financial Officer – as per the contact details below.
The Public Sector Bodies (Websites and Mobile Applications)
Accessibility Regulations 2018
Please click following link to open a pdf copy of this Council’s Accessibility Statement
Clerk And Financial Officer To Halkyn Community Council
R. Phillip Parry,
51, St. Michael’s Drive,
Tel: 01352 720547