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Policies & Procedures

These documents set out the standards and procedures by which the Council conducts its business.

Standing Orders & Financial Regulations

The Standing Orders cover procedures for Council meetings and regulations regarding the Council’s business. The Financial Regulations set out the working arrangements by which the Town Council’s financial transactions are regulated.

     Subject Access Request Policy – Approved 19th June 2018

    Alsager Town Council Reserves Policy, Investment Policy and Investment Strategy – Approved 30th April 2019

    Alsager Institute – Reserves and Investment Policy – Approved 9th May 2018

   Standing Orders – Approved 24th September 2019

   Financial Regulations – Approved 24th September 2019


Publication Scheme

The Freedom of Information Act 2000 applies to all bodies and office holders identified as ‘public authorities’ for the purpose of the Act. The Town Council is one of the public authorities listed in Part II of Schedule 1 of the Act.

As a public authority the Town Council are therefore subject to the Act. Section 10 of the Act requires every public authority to adopt and maintain a publication scheme which has been approved by the Information Commissioner. A publication scheme is a commitment to routinely and proactively provide information to the Public.

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Town Council Policies and Procedures

All adopted policies of the Council are listed below. Any policies or procedure relating to the management of Council employees are held at the Town Council offices.

     Grants & Funding Policy – Approved 3rd March 2015

     Customer Care policy – Approved 3rd March 2015

      Flag Flying Procotol – Approved 13th September 2016

     General Privacy Notice – Approved 22nd May 2018

     Information and Data Protection Policy – Approved 22nd May 2018

     Retention and Disposal Policy – Approved 22nd May 2018

     Retention Policy Appendix A – Approved 22nd May 2018

     Community Engagement Policy – Approved 22nd May 2018

     Health and Safety Policy Statement – Approved 27th March 2018

     Code of Conduct – Approved 24th September 2019

     Complaints Procedure – Approved 16th January 2018

     Protocol for Audio Recording of Council and Committee meetings – Approved 16th January 2018

     Dealing with Unreasonable and Persistent Complaints – Approved 16th January 2018

     Environmental Policy – Approved 3rd March 2015

     Equality Policy – Approved 3rd March 2015

     Child and Vulnerable Adult Protection Policy – Approved 3rd March 2015

     Member Officer Protocol – Approved 30th April 2019

     Fixed Assets and Content Management Policy – Approved 30th April 2019

     Social Media Policy – Approved 30th April 2019