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Councillors Discussion Forum

Thu, 30 Mar 2023 18:45

Councillors Discussion Forum (free of charge)

Thursday 30 March 2023, 6.45pm - 7.45pm

An opportunity for councillors to liaise/network with each other. This forum is great for information sharing, asking questions and general discussing issues. If you haven't already joined a discussion forum, please do give it a try. A YLCA officer is present throughout for support.

Registration Link:

https://us02web.zoom.us/meeting/register/tZUlf-upqTkpHtW2edM8Qk4-IZ8oj10H5n6R

Venue:
remote
Contact:
admin@yorkshirelca.gov.uk

Chairs Discussion Forum

Mon, 3 Apr 2023 18:45

Chairs Discussion Forum (free of charge)

Monday 3 April 2023, 6.45pm - 7.45pm

We launched these sessions in February 2023 and they have been welcomed and we are continuing with them. Chairs have discussed a range of issues and exchanged information and experiences.

Registration Link:

https://us02web.zoom.us/meeting/register/tZ0lcemsrTwjHtVEzARNay0yMwjXEqWxEWx5

Venue:
remote
Contact:
admin@yorkshirelca.gov.uk

Whole Council Training

Tue, 4 Apr 2023 09:30

Venue and time to be confirmed

We are offering two dates in each of the months of April and June and one in May for councils to express an interest in having a YLCA Officer provide Whole Council Training at a venue of their choice. (The council will be charged for the number of filled seats on the council, whether all councillors attend or not, although as this is training for all of the members of a council, the idea is that everyone comes along to hear the information and guidance, to build better understanding and cohesion within the authority. The dates are provided in the programme below. The three hour session can be held during the day or the evening. To request this training please contact admin@yorkshirelca.gov.uk to get a booking form. Bookings will be taken on a first come, first served basis. Once the booking form is received it is a contract between the Council and YLCA. The cost for the training is £37 per person (councillors or officers, ie clerk) if YLCA has to book a venue, or £32.00 per person if the council provides and pays for a venue. We are also open to smaller councils joining together for this training.

The training session will include:

  • Duties, roles and responsibilities of the Council, Chair, Clerk and RFO
  • Legislative powers and duties
  • Meetings and their management
  • Council business including lawful agendas and minutes
  • Delegation to officers and committees
  • The audit regime
  • Transparency Code
  • The council as an employer
  • Data Protection and the UK GDPR overview
  • Any aspect of local council administration that the council needs us to focus on.
Venue:
To be confirmed
Contact:
admin@yorkshirelca.gov.uk

Off to a Flying Start Part 1 - for new councillors or those that have not yet completed training

Tue, 11 Apr 2023 18:30

Off to a Flying Start Part 1

Tuesday 11 April 2023, 6.30pm - 8.30pm

Cost £33.40 or £16.70 with small council bursary

The session is specifically aimed at new councillors but is also suited to councillors that have done training previously but want to refresh their knowledge. We will look at a wide range of issues including the roles, responsibilities and duties of the Council, a Councillor, the Clerk and Responsible Financial Officer.Only book onto this session if you are booking Part 2.

Registration Link:

https://us02web.zoom.us/webinar/register/WN_bcBAQPHGRzm_k1KIDpX_4Q

Venue:
remote
Contact:
admin@yorkshirelca.gov.uk

Clerks Discussion Forum

Wed, 12 Apr 2023 14:00

Clerks Discussion Forum (free of charge)

Wednesday 12 April 2023, 2.00pm to 3.00pm

An opportunity for clerks to liaise/network with other clerks on current topical issues. The YLCA Officer in attendance will offer clerks the opportunity to discuss a topic, provided by the Officer.

Please register for the session at least the day before.

Registration Link:

https://us02web.zoom.us/meeting/register/tZwkd-CpqjMjG9A37ZdWcpznVhj-cpR_Yjob

Venue:
remote
Contact:
admin@yorkshirelca.gov.uk

Off to a Flying Start Part 2 - for new councillors or those that have not yet completed training

Thu, 13 Apr 2023 18:30

Off to a Flying Start Part 2

Thursday 13 April 2023, 6.30pm - 8.30pm, Cost £33.40 or £16.70 with small council bursary

The continuation of this course. Only book onto this session if you are also booking on the Part 1 session.

Registration Link: https://us02web.zoom.us/webinar/register/WN_UVK_5N7qTTqGT4X29xB_KQ

Venue:
remote
Contact:
admin@yorkshirelca.gov.uk

Public Rights of Way (PROW) – Sarah Ford, Senior Rights of Way Officer, Barnsley Council

Mon, 17 Apr 2023 18:30

Time: 6.30pm to 8.00pm

Cost: £25.00 or £12.50 with small council bursary

The session content will include a brief history of footpaths and other types of rights of way, the powers that local councils have in the management of public footpaths, finding out who has responsibility for specific aspects of management, public rights of way limitations, and other relevant legislation will be included in this seminar, plus the opportunity to ask questions of a senior PROW officer with over 25 years of experience in the field.

Registration Link:

https://us02web.zoom.us/meeting/register/tZYkcu2pqD8pHd1k6pMVaVtpIgDVAEvClQs5

Venue:
zoom
Contact:
admin@yorkshirelca.gov.uk

Play Area Inspection Training, Matthew Day, Director, Streetscape Products and Services Ltd

Tue, 18 Apr 2023 09:45

Time: 9.45am to 11.45am

Venue: Shipton Community Centre, Main Street, Shipton by Beningbrough, YO30 1AA

(restricted to 15 delegates only)

Cost: £40.00 or £20.00 with small council bursary

YLCA, in conjunction with Streetscape Products & Services Ltd is pleased to offer bespoke playground training throughout the region, which provides attendees with tips and guidance to help carry out routine visual daily/weekly inspections of play areas and key areas/issues to look out for. The training includes a presentation with a theoretical element plus a question and answer session including:

* Benefits of play

* Responsibilities & Inspection regimes

* Inspection techniques for basic equipment types

* Product tips such as surfacing pitfalls & what to look out for

* Risk Assessment

Practical Session - Practical application at nearby play area.

To register and request a booking form for this session, please email admin@yorkshirelca.gov.uk.

Venue:
Shipton Community Centre
Contact:
admin@yorkshirelca.gov.uk

Induction for new Clerks - Face to Face session

Wed, 19 Apr 2023 09:30

Time: 9.30am to 12.30pm

Cost: £50.00 or £25.00 with small council bursary

This face-to-face session will include production of lawful agendas, effective minutes, learning legislation for local councils, introduction to accounts, the financial regime and lots of time for questions and answers throughout the session. It is a must for every new clerk or for clerks that have been in post for some time but have never completed this training.

To register and request a booking form for this session, please email admin@yorkshirelca.gov.uk.

Venue: Board Room, York House, Station Road, Tadcaster. LS24 9JF.

Venue:
York House, Tadcaster
Contact:
admin@yorkshirelca.gov.uk

Councillors Discussion Forum

Thu, 20 Apr 2023 18:45

Councillors Discussion Forum (free of charge)

Thursday 20 April 2023, 6.45pm - 7.45pm

An opportunity for councillors to liaise/network with each other. This forum is great for information sharing, asking questions and general discussing issues. If you haven't already joined a discussion forum, please do give it a try. A YLCA officer is present throughout for support.

Registration Link:

https://us02web.zoom.us/meeting/register/tZ0uc-Gqrj8uHNDNb8ke7j19Fj9tYVFV-B3O

Venue:
remote
Contact:
admin@yorkshirelca.gov.uk

Play Area Inspection Training, Matthew Day, Director, Streetscape Products and Services Ltd

Mon, 24 Apr 2023 09:45

Time: 9.45am to 11.45am

Venue: Bedale Hall, North End, Bedale, North Yorkshire, DL8 1AA

(restricted to 15 delegates only)

Cost: £40.00 or £20.00 with small council bursary

YLCA, in conjunction with Streetscape Products & Services Ltd is pleased to offer bespoke playground training throughout the region, which provides attendees with tips and guidance to help carry out routine visual daily/weekly inspections of play areas and key areas/issues to look out for. The training includes a presentation with a theoretical element plus a question and answer session including:

* Benefits of play

* Responsibilities & Inspection regimes

* Inspection techniques for basic equipment types

* Product tips such as surfacing pitfalls & what to look out for

* Risk Assessment

Practical Session - Practical application at nearby play area.

To register and request a booking form for this session, please email admin@yorkshirelca.gov.uk.

Venue:
Bedale Hall
Contact:
admin@yorkshirelca.gov.uk

After the election! Does the Council have vacancies? Is no one elected? Is the council quorate?

Tue, 25 Apr 2023 13:30

Time: 1.30pm to 3.00pm

Cost: £25.00 or £12.50 with small council bursary

In this session we will discuss the possible issues that can arise following the 4 May 2023 elections and how to resolve them.

Registration Link: https://us02web.zoom.us/webinar/register/WN_xYa-n3fJR3-w62e-BjwVXw

Venue:
Zoom
Contact:
admin@yorkshirelca.gov.uk

Whole Council Training

Wed, 26 Apr 2023 09:30

Venue and time to be confirmed

We are offering two dates in each of the months of April and June and one in May for councils to express an interest in having a YLCA Officer provide Whole Council Training at a venue of their choice. (The council will be charged for the number of filled seats on the council, whether all councillors attend or not, although as this is training for all of the members of a council, the idea is that everyone comes along to hear the information and guidance, to build better understanding and cohesion within the authority. The dates are provided in the programme below. The three hour session can be held during the day or the evening. To request this training please contact admin@yorkshirelca.gov.uk to get a booking form. Bookings will be taken on a first come, first served basis. Once the booking form is received it is a contract between the Council and YLCA. The cost for the training is £37 per person (councillors or officers, ie clerk) if YLCA has to book a venue, or £32.00 per person if the council provides and pays for a venue. We are also open to smaller councils joining together for this training.

The training session will include:

  • Duties, roles and responsibilities of the Council, Chair, Clerk and RFO
  • Legislative powers and duties
  • Meetings and their management
  • Council business including lawful agendas and minutes
  • Delegation to officers and committees
  • The audit regime
  • Transparency Code
  • The council as an employer
  • Data Protection and the UK GDPR overview
  • Any aspect of local council administration that the council needs us to focus on.
Venue:
To be confirmed
Contact:
admin@yorkshirelca.gov.uk

Whole Council Training

Wed, 26 Apr 2023 09:30

Venue and time to be confirmed

We are offering two dates in each of the months of April and June and one in May for councils to express an interest in having a YLCA Officer provide Whole Council Training at a venue of their choice. (The council will be charged for the number of filled seats on the council, whether all councillors attend or not, although as this is training for all of the members of a council, the idea is that everyone comes along to hear the information and guidance, to build better understanding and cohesion within the authority. The dates are provided in the programme below. The session can be held during the day or an evening. To request this training please contact admin@yorkshirelca.gov.uk to get a booking form. Bookings will be taken on a first come, first served basis. The cost for the training is £37 per person (councillors or officers, ie clerk) if YLCA has to book a venue, or £32.00 per person if the council provides and pays for a venue. We are also open to smaller councils joining together for this training.

The training session will include:

  • Duties, roles and responsibilities of the Council, Chair, Clerk and RFO
  • Legislative powers and duties
  • Meetings and their management
  • Council business including lawful agendas and minutes
  • Delegation to officers and committees
  • The audit regime
  • Transparency Code
  • The council as an employer
  • Data Protection and the UK GDPR overview
  • Any aspect of local council administration that the council needs us to focus on.
Venue:
To be confirmed
Contact:
admin@yorkshirelca.gov.uk

Play Area Inspection Training, Matthew Day, Director, Streetscape Products and Services Ltd

Thu, 27 Apr 2023 09:45

Time: 9.45am to 11.45am

Venue: Woodsetts Village Hall, 1 Gildingwells Road, Woodsetts, Nr Worksop, S18 8QB

(restricted to 15 delegates only)

Cost: £40.00 or £20.00 with small council bursary

YLCA, in conjunction with Streetscape Products & Services Ltd is pleased to offer bespoke playground training throughout the region, which provides attendees with tips and guidance to help carry out routine visual daily/weekly inspections of play areas and key areas/issues to look out for. The training includes a presentation with a theoretical element plus a question and answer session including:

* Benefits of play

* Responsibilities & Inspection regimes

* Inspection techniques for basic equipment types

* Product tips such as surfacing pitfalls & what to look out for

* Risk Assessment

Practical Session - Practical application at nearby play area.

To register and request a booking form for this session, please email admin@yorkshirelca.gov.uk.

Venue:
Woodsetts Village Hall
Contact:
admin@yorkshirelca.gov.uk