Moulsoe Parish Council

Co-option

With only 3 Parish Councillors, Moulsoe Parish Council is now able to co-opt 2 more candidates on to the council. If you are interested in becoming a councillor there are certain criteria that you have to meet to be considered these are you MUST:

  • live within 4.8 kilometres (three miles) of the parish
  • be 18 years of age
  • be a British citizen, Commonwealth citizen, or a citizen of the Republic of Ireland or a citizen of another Member State of the European Community
  • be shown in the register of electors in the local government area for which he or she intends to stand as a candidate; or
  • have resided in the area for a period of one year; or
  • have occupied as owner or tenant land in the area for one year; or
  • have had his or her principal, or only place of work in the area for one year.

The role of a Parish Councillor is to bring local issues to the attention of the Council and to help make decisions on behalf of the community.
You will need to be able to attend the bi-monthly Parish Council meetings and also attend other local forum meetings throughout the year.
Enthusiasm and commitment are more important than experience.
Parish Councillors volunteer their time to work on behalf of their local community.
If you are interested in becoming a councillor for Moulsoe and would like to know a little bit more about the role please feel free to contact any of the current councillors or the Clerk.

National Association of Local Councils publications All About Local Councils and It Takes All Sorts can give you some insight into the role of a parish councillor.

Who we are

Residents of Moulsoe Parish are represented by Moulsoe Parish Council (MPC), an elected body in the first tier of local government.  The current MPC members are: 

Chairman

Steve Waters

Councillors

Councillors Register of Interests can be found on the MK City Council website

Clerk

Kay Hamilton

What we do

We represent the interests of Moulsoe’s residents in the ongoing improvement of the quality of life and the local environment. Our is to aim to influence decision makers about matters concerning Moulsoe.
As your Parish Council, we have a duty to ensure that all the rules for the administration of the Parish are followed. We appoint a chair; a clerk to act as responsible financial officer; and an independent auditor. We hold a minimum of four meetings per year, including an Annual Meeting of the Council in May.
As your elected Councillors, we have responsibilities arising from the Council’s Code of Conduct. We are required to attend meetings when summoned; consider in advance the meeting agenda and any related documents; actively take part in meetings considering all facts and issues requiring attention and/or decisions; and we ensure the Parish Council is properly managed.

Conducting Parish Council Business

The Parish Council conducts formal meetings bi-monthly and annually.  An agenda is prepared and posted in the Parish Council Business.  Following the meeting the Meeting Minutes are prepared and posted here also.  To carry out its business effectively, there may be additional informal meetings conducted, the outcomes of which are noted at the next formal Parish Council meeting.

Join a meeting

Residents are most welcome to attend formal Parish Council Meetings and seats are always available.  Look out for dates on this site.  If a resident has a subject they would like to discuss specifically at the meeting, they should notify the Chair in advance, as residents are respectfully asked not speak during proceedings unless the Chair permits them to do so.

Talk to a Parish Councillor

If you would like to meet with a Parish Councillor to discuss Parish Council business, please contact the Parish Clerk to schedule an appointment.

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Last updated 10 May 2023