NOTICE OF APPOINTMENT OF DATE FOR THE EXERCISE OF ELECTORS’ RIGHTS

ACCOUNTS FOR THE YEAR ENDED 31 MARCH 2012

Audit Commission Act 1998, Sections 15 and 16 and
The Accounts and Audit (England) Regulations 2011 (SI 2011 No 817)

NOTICE

1. Date of announcement: 24 April 2012

2. Each year the Council’s annual return is audited by an auditor appointed by the Audit Commission.  Any person interested has the right to inspect the accounts and make copies of the annual return and all books, deeds, contracts, bills, vouchers and receipts relating to the accounting statements.  For the year ended 31 March 2012 these documents will be available on reasonable notice by application to:

Tracey Pulford – Town Clerk
Brightlingsea Town Council, The parish Hall, Victoria Place, Brightlingsea CO7 0BP

Between the hours of 9.30 am and 12.45 pm on Monday to Friday

Commencing on 08 May 2012 and ending on 8 June 2012

3. Local electors and their representatives have rights to:
• Question the auditor about the accounts; and
• Object to the accounts or any item in them.  Written notice of an objection must first be given to the auditor and a copy sent to the Council.

The auditor can be contacted at the address in paragraph 4 below for this purpose on 11 June 2012 and until the audit has been completed.

4. The Council’s audit is being conducted under the provisions of the Audit Commission Act 1998, the Accounts and Audit Regulations (England) 2011 and the Audit Commission’s Code of Audit Practice.

Your audit is being carried out by:

Audit Commission,
2nd Floor, Aspinal House,
Aspinall Close,
Middlebrook,
Bolton,
BL6 6QQ

5. This announcement is made by Tracey Pulford – Town Clerk.