Published: 16 Jul 18
Pool-in-Wharfedale Parish Council has been accredited with a Local Council Foundation Award by the National Association of Local Councils Accreditation Panel. The Parish Council is delighted to have achieved this prestigious award, which reflects the continuous high standards and professionalism of its work.
The Parish Council has obtained the Award by completing modules and tasks with a very strict criteria, which show that it is well managed. The Parish Council has demonstrated that it is representative of and actively involved in the community, and that it operates in an efficient manner in all aspects of its work, including legalities, finance and administration, with Councillors and Officers up holding a high standard of conduct.
Councillor Hazel Lee, Chairman of the Council said "Achieving this Award is great news for the Council and the Parish Clerk Mr John Ryan, who have worked so hard to continue to maintain such high standards. We are all very proud of this national recognition for the Council".
The Local Award Scheme is a peer assessed programme that has been designed to both provide the tools and encouragement to those councils at the beginning of their improvement journeys, as well as promoting and recognising councils that are at the cutting edge of the sector. It is through the sector working together to share best practice, drive up standards and supporting those who are committed to improving their offer to their communities that individual councils and the sector as a whole will reach its full potential. Read More...