Marden’s Hill Ward
The Proper Officer (Clerk) and Responsible Finance Officer
The Clerk, Proper Officer – Overall management of the running of the Parish Council’s business. Guides the Parish Council on policy, legal and procedural issues. Manages Parish Council staff and external contractors. Responsible for agendas and minutes for meetings of the Council. Clerk for the Finance and Admin Committee, Rights of Way Committee and Staffing Committee including preparation of reports for Council and Committees.
Responsible Finance Officer – Responsible for ensuring that the Council complies with current financial legislation. Responsible for the preparation of the Budget and the Precept request. Keeps the Council’s accounts and prepares records for audit and VAT purposes.
Supports the Parish Clerk in the running of the Parish Council’s business. Responsible for the Planning Committee, Air Traffic Group, Road Safety Group, events and production of the Parish Council Newsletter.
Community Engagement Coordinator
Coordinating the Council’s volunteering and community engagement opportunities, climate protection related activities and maintaining
internet-based channels that keep the Council connected with the community.
- Vice Chair Road Safety Committee
Volunteer Highways Coordinator, Vice Chair Road Safety Committee
Although the Parish Council are not responsible for highway matters many of the questions, queries and complaints that come into the office are highway related. The co-ordinator role is a volunteer role that has been created to assist the Parish Council in understanding and explaining highway issues, to give advice to Councillors and follow up cases reported to East Sussex County Council and their contractor or East Sussex highways.
Parish Maintenance Person
Working within the Parish to keep our busiest pavements clear, undertake play inspections and general maintenance.