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Budget and Expenditure

Council Income

The main income of the Community Council is provided by a precept levied on residents in the community. The size of the precept is set by the Community Council before the start of the new financial year. Details of procedures are contained in the Financial Regulations The Council may access some grants for particular projects. For example, there is grant aid being pursued for the improvement of facilities in the King George's Field and Monmouthshire Housing Association granted £600 towards the cost of the bus shelter near the Piercefieldin the past.  British Heart Foundation and Chepstow Lions have been extremely generous in supporting our provision of defibrillator access for our residents. 

The Community Council has accounts with HSBC Bank and the Monmouthshire Building Society. Accounting records are held and updated by the Responsible Financial Officer (RFO) and an external Accountancy firm.

Final accounts are presented at year end by the RFO, and subjected to internal audit before presentation to the Council. They are then audited by an external auditor appointed by the Welsh Government. Please click on the appropriate link to see copies of the accounts for previous years. 



- Notice of date appointed for the exercise of electors’ rights under the Public Audit (Wales) Act 2004

Notice of Audit can be found here


Final Return 2019-20 

Due to the COVIC-19 outbreak,St Arvans Community Council has not met to approve the accounts. However, with legislation now allowing, the approval should take place at the August virtual meeting. 


                              Final Return 2018-19 (with external auditor)

             Notice of Appointment of Date for the Exercise of Elector's Rights 

     Councillor Allowances 2019-20     

 Councillor Allowances  2018-19

Final Return 2017-2018 (subject to external audit)
Final Return 2016-17
Final Return 2015-2016
Final Return 2014-2015
Final return 2013-14
Final return 2012-13
Final return 2011-12