In this section you can find the Council's Policies and related documents detailing how the council conducts its business in relation to these areas.
November 2019 saw the introduction of the Communications & Marketing Strategy, the first the Council has had, detailing how we will communicate with people.
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The Disposal of Public Open Space Policy details the process and decision making around private individuals requesting to purchase public open space.
ICO Registration Certificate.pdf
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The memorial tree and bench policy sets out how applications will be assessed and processed.
The Council introduced a Pollinator Action Plan in September 2019 setting out future priniciples in managing Town Council Land.
The Council has a publication scheme to identify which documents are available, how to request them and any charges applicable.
The Council revised its risk mangement approach in February 2020 which resulted in the adopted Risk Mangement Policy setting out how the Council will manage its risks in relation to Finance.
The Council revised its Safeguarding Policy in April 2021 setting out how the Council will protect Children, Young People and Vulnerable Adults it comes into contact with.
The Council's Standing Orders and related documents are key in detailing how the council conducts its business at political and officer level. Standing Orders regulate how business is carried out at committee meetings.
The Council reviewed its Tree Policy in November 2020 which details how HETC will manage trees on their land.
The Council introduced a Volunteer Policy in July 2021 with supporting volunteer roles.