Forward Plan

Parishioners may be interested in the Parish Council’s Forward Plan.

It can be downloaded here Forward Plan 2021 22 DPC website 

or read below.

Forward Plan Dittisham Parish Council 2021 2022


·        Finalise Precept demand & Budget

·        Set dates Annual Parish Meeting (1 April – 1 June) and Annual Meeting of the Council (May)

February ·        P3 Form due
March ·        SHDC starts in the two year Maintenance Contract ends December 2022
April ·        Hold Annual Parish Meeting –21 April 7 pm

·        Review standing orders, internal policies, regulations, risk register and asset register for approval May meeting.

·        Review the maintenance plan, esp with regard to The Ham Triangle and Old Chapel Burial Ground

May ·        Hold Annual Meeting of the Council (AMPC) at start of ordinary May meeting

o   Elect Chairman and Deputy Chairman

o   decide representative to Council’s Working Parties/ positions of responsibility

o   review delegations

o   consideration of insurance cover, contracts, subscriptions

·        Offer training

·        Refresh code of conduct training

·        Council to approve 2020/21 Annual Governance and Accountability Return

July ·         Pay insurance renewal due 2 July, three year agreement which ends 2 July 2021

·         Car Park Supervisor Contract ends 18/7/21

·         Playground annual inspection, last 14/8/20

August Holiday.  No ordinary Parish Council Meeting.

·         Start Climate & Environment Plan

September ·        Notice of completion of external audit

·        Start review of accounts

November ·        Draft budget and precept demand for January decision

·        Review Council’s objectives

·        Level Car Park Loan repayment due 3/11/XX

December ·        Draft budget and precept demand

DPC Objectives

  • DPC considers the climate and environmental impact of all its decisions and activities (MN124/19)
  • Management of DPC’s resources and assets

DPC projects

  • COVID-19 Support
  • Private accesses to The Ham
  • Dog Fouling
  • Habitat Plan
  • Communications Review
  • Climate & Environment Plan