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The review of the Annual Governance And Accountability Return by the appointed external auditors (P K F Littlejohn LLP) has now been completed. In accordance with the Accounts and Audit Regulations 2015, the Notice of Conclusion of Audit which details your rights of inspection is published below. Annual Governance and Accounting statements for Polperro Community Council and the Auditor’s Report and Certificate are appended to the notice. Should any elector of Lansallos Parish wish to inspect or copy these documents, you can do so by prior arrangement with the Clerk. Details of this procedure are in the Notice of Conclusion of Audit below. These documents will remain on this website for a period of at least five years.
Polperro Community Council finances its activities primarily through the Precept (the amount of money it raises from council tax payers in the parish). This is collected by Cornwall Council as part of your Council Tax Bill and you will see the Parish element of Council Tax listed in the “Breakdown of Charges” box on your bill. Polperro Community Council has set its Precept for the current financial year (April 2018 to March 2019) at £71,675, a 4.4% reduction over the previous year. The precept amounts to around £1.96 per week for a Band D household.
The Council also receives income from the new door-pay systems on the public toilets at Crumplehorn and Fishnabridge, and whilst there are no previous figures to work on, an estimate of annual income has been used in the formulation of the Precept.
The Council begins its deliberations on the next year’s Precept level from its October meeting onwards and submits its final bid to Cornwall Council after the December meeting.