Burton Latimer Town Council

Serving the people of Burton Latimer

Clerk: Mrs Helen Denton-Stacey
The Harold Mason Centre, 120
High Street, Burton Latimer
Northamptonshire NN15 5RH

Financial Information

Annual Governance and Accountability Return for 2019-2020

Every smaller authority in England that either received gross income or incurred gross expenditure exceeding £25,000 must complete Part 3 of the Annual Governance and Accountability Return at the end of each financial year in accordance with Proper Practices. 2. The Annual Governance and Accountability Return is made up of three parts, pages 3 to 6:
• The annual internal audit report is completed by the authority's internal auditor. • Sections 1 and 2 are to be completed and approved by the authority. • Section 3 is completed by the external auditor and will be returned to the authority. 3. The authority must approve Section 1, Annual Governance Statement, before approving Section 2, Accounting Statements, and both must be approved and published before 1 July 2019. 4. An authority with either gross income or gross expenditure exceeding £25,000 or an authority with neither income nor expenditure exceeding £25,000, but which is unable to certify itself as exempt, or is requesting a limited assurance review, must return to the external auditor by email or post (not both):
• the Annual Governance and Accountability Return Sections 1 and 2, together with • a bank reconciliation as at 31 March 2019 • an explanation of any significant year on year variances in the accounting statements • notification of the commencement date of the period for the exercise of public rights • Annual Internal Audit Report 2018/19

End of Year Accounts 2019/20


The Precept is that element of your Council Tax that is paid to Burton Latimer Town Council.

Every year, the Town 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 Kettering Borough Council (KBC). KBC co-ordinates the other demands from Northamptonshire County Council, the Police and themselves and come up with the rate to be paid from 1st April of that year.

The precept for 2017-2018 is set and agreed at £31,750.00

The precept for 2018-2019 is set and agreed at £31,750.00

The precept for 2019-2020 is set and agreed at £63,120.00 This increase is to purchase the Burton Latimer Town Library from NCC to prevent it's closure.

The Precept for 2020-2021 is set and agreed at £110,000. This increase is to prepare for the completion of unitary and the addition of services previously provided by the Borough Council.

Financial Regulations

Grants Awarded

Grant Applications Submitted

List of Current Contracts Awarded & Value of Content

A list of Burton Latimer Town Council's current list of contracts awarded, along with their values can be found below. This complies with the Local Government Transparency Code.


Budget Spend 2019/2020

Quarterly Cashbooks

A report of Burton Latimer Town Council's quarterly expenditure can be found below

Annual Return 2018-2019

Procurement Information

Here you can find details of any invitations to tender for contracts to provide goods and/or services with a value exceeding £5,000.

Pocket Park Maintenance Contract

N Warnes £6,600 annually this will include Feb - Nov 22 cuts

Fortnightly visits to address the footways, picnic areas, seating areas & bin areas.

Wildflower meadow & grass areas.

This contract was accepted at the meeting held 3rd September 2019 by full council.