Policies and Procedures

The Policy and Personnel Committee, the Finance Committee and the Planning Committee are responsible for drafting policies and procedures relevant to their remit. All policies are formally adopted by the relevant committee and then ratified by formal resolution at full Council meetings.  
Once ratified, Council policies and regulations will be published on this page.

Standing Orders

Financial Regulations - Adopted October 2016

Delegation PolicyAdopted September 2017

Cash Handling PolicyAdopted September 2017

Code of Conduct - Adopted 21/5/18

Expenses Policy - Adopted June 2017

Publication / Freedom of Information Policy - Adopted February 2017, Revised May 2017

Complaints / Correspondence Policy
 - Adopted February 2017, Revised May 2017

Statement of Intent of Community Engagement Adopted September 2017

Dispensation PolicyAdopted September 2017

Data Protection Policy  -  Adopted November 2015 **

Disciplinary and Grievance Policy - Adopted September 2016

Health and Safety Policy - Adopted April 2017 

Equal Opportunities Policy - Adopted March 2017

Training, Development & Appraisal Policy - Adopted September 2017

Ethical (Standards) Policy - still under review by Policy and Personnel Comm.

Retention of Records Policy - Adopted September 2017

Press and Media Policy - Adopted September 2017

Website and Social Media Policy - Adopted September 2017

Cemetery Policy - revised August 2017

Allotment Regulations and PolicyAdopted September 2017

Play and Recreation Policy - still under review by Policy and Personnel Comm. 

Grant Award and Application Policy - Adopted February 2018

Gifts, Honours and Awards Policy - Adopted September 2017

** Changes to legislation (General Data Protection Regulations 2018) will affect this policy