Serving the people of Clay Cross

Who we are & what we do

Clay Cross Parish Council is made up of eleven local people elected by the democratic electoral process and the Clerk of the Council.

Clay Cross Parish Council came into existence on the 1 April 1974 as a result of the Local Government Act 1972 and its reorganisation of Local Government. Under the act the Clay Cross Urban District Council was abolished and its powers and functions transferred to the newly created North East Derbyshire District Council and Clay Cross Parish Council.

The Parish Council Office is located at:

Clay Cross Social Centre
Market Street
Clay Cross
Chesterfield
S45 9JE

Council Meetings - see the diary of meetings for more information.

For further information relating to the services offered by the Parish Council please contact the Office who will be happy to give advice and assistance.

Parish Council Elections

The last ordinary elections to Clay Cross Parish Council took place in 2019 and Parish Council elections usually take place every four years.

Councillors

Our councillors are elected or co-opted, if you would like to become a councillor or find out more about what they do then please contact the Parish Council Office.

Working Groups

Clay Cross Parish Council has a:

Finance Sub-Committee

Cllr G Morley (Chair), Cllr Mrs M Jones, Cllr T Mansbridge, Cllr D Rossiter, Cllr Ms K Rouse and Cllr D Skinner.

which meets on the Wednesday prior to a full Parish Council meeting.

Members of the Parish Council have other duties and sit on various committees and outside bodies namely Neighbourhood Partnerships, Tenants & Residents Associations, Clay Cross Angling Association, Clay Cross Town Centre Group, Sharley Park Community Primary School and Holmgate Primary School Governing Bodies, Clay Cross Gala Group, Darby & Joan Clubs plus local Trusts set up to help people in need and other committees as and when required.

Clay Cross Parish Council work closely with North East Derbyshire District Council by using their expertise and advice where required.

Members Code of Conduct

Further to the Localism Act 2011 Clay Cross Parish Council is obliged to adopt a code of conduct and at the Annual Council Meeting of Clay Cross Parish Council held on the 25th May 2021, it adopted that of North East Derbyshire District Council.

Clay Cross Parish Council Standing Orders

The Annual Council Meeting of Clay Cross Parish Council adopted the National Association of Local Councils (NALC) model standing orders at their meeting held on Tuesday 25th May 2021.

Our Staff

In addition to the Clerk of the Council, Clay Cross Parish Council employ Caretakers and Cleaners for Clay Cross Social Centre.

Dawn Kershaw

Parish Clerk

Clay Cross Parish Council

Address
Clay Cross Social Centre
Market Street
Clay Cross
Chesterfield
S45 9JE
Telephone
01246 862812

Last updated: Wed, 14 Sep 2022 15:25