The Parish Clerk has a wide range of duties but principally she is employed by the Parish Council, under section 112 (1) of the Local Government Act 1972, to provide administrative support for the Council’s activities.
The Parish Council is responsible for all decisions and the Clerk takes instructions from the Council as a body. She can be asked to research topics of concern in order to offer unbiased information to assist the Council to make appropriates choices and also advises the Council on whether its decisions are lawful. The Clerk must remain independent, objective and professional at all times.
The Clerk to the Parish Council of Pulham St Mary is also the Responsible Financial Officer.
Contact details for the current Parish Clerk are as follow:
Ms Lisa Aston
59D High Road
Telephone: 01986 788048
The Clerk is usually available on Mondays between the hours of
9am – 5pm and an answer phone is available at other times. Appointments with the Clerk are by pre-arrangement only.
All correspondence to the Council should be forwarded to the Parish Clerk. The Council aim to acknowledge all correspondence within 7 days and responded within 28 days, longer if ratification during a parish meeting is required.