The Parish of Knapton
The civil parish of Knapton is located in the district of North Norfolk and lies within a rural area designated as an Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty.
Just a mile from the beautiful North Norfolk coast and surrounded by open farmland, the parish nestles between six other parishes;
- North Walsham
Explore the Quiet Lanes that criss-cross this picturesque area on bicycle or, to really get the most from the beautiful views and the clean fresh air, on foot.
Your Parish Council
Made up entirely of parishioners, the Parish Council is the first tier of local government for the parish of Knapton, North Norfolk.
Seven Councillors are elected, or co-opted, every four years to represent the interests of their fellow residents of the village and each year the Council elects a Chairman and Vice-Chairman to oversee the conduct of meetings.
All Parish Councillors are volunteers and come from various backgrounds, thereby providing a range of skills and a variety views.
The Parish Council meets most months on the first Tuesday of the month in the Village Hall to discuss the operation and upkeep of Parish Council facilities, as well providing representation on a variety of other local issues.
Role of the Parish Clerk
The Council employs a Parish Clerk who is the first point of contact for the Council and all correspondence should be addressed to The Parish Clerk.
Required to attend all Council meetings, the Parish Clerk is responsible for;
- the smooth running of the Council’s business
- implementing the decisions of the Council
- the Council’s financial management
- giving professional guidance to Councillors where necessary whilst remaining neutral and discrete
- preparing, circulating and displaying agendas in public places
- recording and circulating meeting minutes
- managing council documentation
- a million and one other things…
Meetings & Minutes
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Council Meeting Agenda
Council Meeting Minutes
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