Governance

What is Governance?

Governance is the way the rules and actions are produced, sustained, and regulated.

Angell Town Board are responsible for the governance of the organisation.

The responsibilities of the Board include:

  • Setting the organisation’s strategic aims
  • Providing the leadership to put them into effect
  • Supervising the management of the business;
  • And reporting to the members of the society (shareholders) on their stewardship

Download our Health & Safety Policy Document

Governance Structure:

Organisational governance structure specifies the distribution of rights and responsibilities among different participants in the organisation, such as the board, managers, shareholders and other stakeholders, and spells out the rules and procedures for making decisions on the organisations affairs.

Organisation Hierarchy Chart:

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The Board

Board Structure

Angell Town RMO has a management board that consists of 12 residents who meet on the last Thursday of the month at 7PM – 9PM.

There are also seven main sub-committees that meet on a quarterly basis. These sub-committees act as an effective means of monitoring each of the respective service areas.

Name of Sub-Committee
Health & Safety
Strategy, HR & Policy
Finance & Procurement
Repair & Maintenance
Estate Cleaning
Grounds Maintenance
Control Parking
Working Groups – Various

Board Members

Position Name
Vice–chair Tina Johnson
Treasurer Johnson Uk-Wade
Board Member Abdul Rogers
Board Member Folashade Alao
Co-optee Eustace McKenzie
Board Member Agnes Bongay-Caulker
Board Member Trevor Satchwell
Co-optee Christopher Gerald Ross
Co-optee Will Deledicq
Co-optee Rhona Heraty
Co-optee Patience Nwodu

How to Become a Board Member

Are you interested in becoming a board member? If the answer is yes then please use one of the forms below.

Application Form To Become A Registered Member Of The Angell Town Estate Society – Click here

Do You Want To Be An Elected Member Of The Angell Town Estate Management Board? – Click here

Nomination Form To Become A Member Of The Angell Town Resident Management Organisation – Click here

Finance

Angell Town RMO Ltd receives a management allowance from Lambeth Council to provide the housing management service (i.e., an allowance for the fulfilling of its obligations under the Management Agreement discuss above to cover repairs, estate cleaning, housing management and office administration expenses.)

We are allocated a management and maintenance allowance from the Council which enables us to provide the services delegated to us which is based upon what it would cost the Council to provide the same services. The allowances are retained within the Council’s Housing Revenue Account (HRA) but ring-fenced to Angell Town Estate.

The allowance is not directly paid into Angell Town RMO’s bank account it is retained by Lambeth Council. Angell Town RMO staff process payments using Lambeth Council’s accounting software.

Direct Estate Cost

Direct Costs are cost that are directly attributable to providing the service.

These include but are not exclusive to : Response Repairs, Estate Cleaning, Grounds Maintenance, Estate Staff costs.

Housing Management Costs

These are all the costs that are housing management related such as: Housing staff costs, Legal Fees, Training for Housing Staff

Office Administration Expenses

Office administration expenses include all the costs that are directly associated with office administration such as; Finance Staff Costs, Consultants, Utilities bills specifically related to the office, Office Stationery, Software.

Reporting of Financial Transactions

The Management Board receives Management Accounts from Angell Town RMO’s Finance Manager every month to monitor the organisation’s expenditure against the budget.

Where there are any significant variances (significant overspends or underspends) appropriate remedial action is taken.

Committee & Communication Allowance (CCA)

Angell Town RMO has always had the Committee and Communication Allowance paid directly into its bank account. The CCA relates to the board expenses, such as: Board Meeting expenses; Training; Telephone; Printing, Postage and Stationery; Audit Fee.

Internal Controls

The Finance Sub-Committee also meet on a quarterly basis to review the accounts and to ensure appropriate controls and procedures are adhered to.

The Treasurer of the RMO will sign off monthly Bank Reconciliations .

Lambeth Living Staff authorise Angell Town RMO’s expenditure over set limits.

Lambeth Council carries out routine internal audits to ensure public funds are spent appropriately.

External Controls

Angell Town RMO’s accounts are audited by independent audit firm called Andrew Thurburn & Co.

HMRC carryout periodic checks of expenditure for VAT, Payroll PAYE, and for Corporation Tax purposes.