Town Council Policies and Strategic Documents
This page sets out the documentation that the Town Council has in place to regulate its working practices. It also holds information relating to positions vacant and statutory policies and procedures that the Council has adopted. Details of future consultations will be posted here.
Standing Orders and Financial Regulations
The Council's Standing Orders and Financial Regulation (reviewed 15/05/17) are a key component of how the Council conducts its business at political and officer level. Standing Orders regulate how business is carried out at committee meetings. This document includes Committee and Working Group Terms of Reference and Delegation to the the Town Clerk. To view the document, please click here.
Councillor Code of Conduct
All elected, co-opted and independent Members of local authorities, including Parish Councils, are required to abide by their own, formally adopted, Code. The Code of Conduct seeks to ensure that Members observe the highest standards of conduct in their civic role. Please click on the highlighted text above to download/view the Code of Conduct.
Please click here to view this document.
Freedom of Information
The Council's Publication Scheme Document
These can be found by visiting the Committees, Minutes & Agendas section of this site.
Health and Saftey Policy - Click here to download and Risk Assessment Click here to download.
Equal Opportunities Statement - Click here to download
Staff Handbook - Click here to download, which includes;
- Maternity and Paternity Policy
- Grievence Procedure
- Disciplinary Procedure
- Health and Safety Policy
- Whistleblowing Policy
- Staff Adverse Weather Policy
- Email and Internet Policy
- Lone Working Policy - seperate document Click here to download.
- Statement on Training - seperate docuent Click here to download.
- Staff Structure - seperate docuent Click here to download.
Gift and Hospitality Policy Click here download (any gifts recieved by Councillors and staff with an estimated value of over £25) Register of Gifts Click here to view.