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Policies

Mayor's Allowance Policy

Adopted by the Finance & Personnel Committee 20th March 2017 Mayor’s Allowance Policy   The Mayor’s allowance, exists to help defray the cost to the Mayor whilst undertaking his/her duties for the civic year. Chard Town Council is com...
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Media Communications Policy

Adopted by Full Town Council 15th June 2015 Media Communications Policy   If communication is managed effectively, the Council will be able to create and seize opportunities to communicate with stakeholders and the public and build an accurate...
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Protocol for Member/Officer relations

Adopted by the Finance & Personnel Committee 19th January 2015 Protocol on Member / Officer Relations     Introduction   This protocol is intended as a guide for Members and Officers in their dealings with one another and as...
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Standing Orders

Adopted by Chard Town Council 14th April 2014 Standing Orders     How to use Model Standing Orders                                        2   List of Model Standing Orders                                                 3   Model Standing Orders                                                      ...
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Financial Regulations

Adopted by Full Council 18th August 2014 Chard Town Council Financial Regulations   These Financial Regulations were adopted by the Full Council at its meeting held on Monday 18th August 2014.     GENERAL     ...
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Code of Conduct

Adopted by Chard Town Council on 20th August 2012 Introduction and Interpretation As a member and representative of this Council it is your responsibility to comply with this Code when you undertake or claim to be undertaking Council business...
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Complaints Policy

Adopted by Finance & Personnel Committee 21st September 2015  Complaints Procedure   Chard Town Council is committed to providing a quality service for the benefit of the people who live or work in its area or are visitors to the ...
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Annual Report

This report aims to outline and review the key events the Council has been involved with during the year. It is presented to members of the public in May at the Annual Parish Meeting. Annual Report 2016/2017 Annual Report 2015/2016 Annual...
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Shaping Our Future

Adopted by Chard Town Council 15th October 2012 Shaping our Future       Foreword by Sarah Robson – Town Clerk   In May 2011 following an election a new Town Council came into being. Of the 15 members e...
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Policy on Unacceptable Actions

Adopted by Finance & Guildhall Committee 16th July 2012 Policy on Unacceptable Actions by Individuals   The Town Council, Councillors and staff aim to provide assistance and support to anyone who seeks to use its services. For the largest...
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Grit Bin Policy

Grit Bin Policy & Procedure Chard Town Council shall provide grit bins for self-help by members of the public. The Use of Grit Grit is another name for ‘rock salt’ and it helps keep roads safe by preventing them becoming icy; it works by l...
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Publication Scheme

The Freedom of Information Act 2000 requires the Council to have a Publication Scheme explaining how certain types of council information is made available. Adopted Town Council Publication Guide -2008
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