The Parish Council employs a small staff and owns various pieces of land and properties.


The Parish Council employs a part time Clerk for four days a week, an Assistant Clerk/Book-keeper for two days a week and three Groundsmen who look after the various land and property owned by the Council, except the North Mymms Memorial Hall.

The Clerk is the Proper Officer of the Council and as such is under a statutory duty to carry out all the functions, and in particular to serve or issue all the notifications required by law of a local Authority’s Proper Officer; she is also the Responsible Financial Officer and responsible for all financial records of the Council and the careful administration of its finances.

The Clerk is responsible for ensuring that the instructions of the Council in connection with its function as a Local Authority are carried out. She advises the Council on, and assists in the formation of, overall policies to be followed in respect of the Authority’s activities and produces the information required for making effective decisions and implementing those decisions. She is accountable to the Council for the effective management of its resources and reports to them as and when required.

Land and property

The council owns:

  • Three recreation grounds at Hawkshead Road Little Heath, Gobions Open Space in Brookmans Park, and Dellsome Lane, Welham Green. The latter includes a bowling green, football pitches and the Burns Pavilion. All three have children’s play areas.
  • The village green (Bradmore Green) at Brookmans Park
  • Allotments at Station Road, Welham Green,
  • One bungalow for staff and one for rent and the Council office at Bushwood Close, Welham Green.
  • North Mymms Memorial Hall, Station Road, Welham Green – the Parish Council is the Custodian Trustee and the Memorial Hall is managed by its own Committee.


Located at Station Road, Welham Green, they are let out at a low rent.  Anyone wishing to become an allotment holder should contact the Clerk to the Parish Council – see HERE for the address and phone number