Annual Governance and Accountability Return for 2020-2021
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 2 July 2021. 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 2021 • 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 2020/21
Annual Audit 2020/2021
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.
The Precept for 2021-2022 is set and agreed at £115,000. This increase is to continue the support to the Community Managed Library and the addition of services previously provided by the Borough Council. This is an amount of £23.36 per Band D household for the Town Council.
Finanacial Regulations 2019 (MS Word, 220 Kb)
Adopted 2019, March 2020, March 2021
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.
BLTC 2020-21 budget (MS Excel, 54 Kb)
BLTC 2020-21 budget
Budget Spend 2019/2020
Detailed to date Budgets 30/11/2019 (PDF, 57 Kb)
Detailed Budgets 30/11/2019
A report of Burton Latimer Town Council's quarterly expenditure can be found below
Cashbook July 2021 (PDF, 37 Kb)
Cashbook July 2021
Bank reconciliation 31 07 2021 (PDF, 15 Kb)
Bank reconciliation 31 07 2021
Cashbook March 2021 (PDF, 15 Kb)
Cashbook March 2021
Bank reconciliation 31 12 2020 (PDF, 15 Kb)
Bank reconciliation 31 12 2020
Bank reconciliation 30 11 2020 (PDF, 16 Kb)
Bank reconciliation 30 11 2020
Cashbook July 2020 (PDF, 16 Kb)
Cashbook July 2020
Cashbook April 2020 (PDF, 16 Kb)
Cashbook April 2020
Cashbook December 2019 (PDF, 16 Kb)
Cashbook December 2019
Cashbook October 2019 (PDF, 57 Kb)
Cashbook October 2019
Cashbook July 2019 (PDF, 57 Kb)
Cashbook July 2019
Cashbook April 2019 (PDF, 57 Kb)
Cashbook April 2019
Annual Return 2018-2019
Annual Return 2018-2019 (PDF, 3.5 Mb)
Annual Return 2018-2019
Notice of Public rights & publication of Annual Governance & Accountability Return (Word Document, 23 Kb)
Notice of Public rights & publication of Annual Governance & Accountability Return
Explanation of Variances 2018-2019 (MS Excel, 56 Kb)
Explanation of Variances 2018-2019
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.