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.
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.
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.