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Publication Scheme Freedom of Information

Class 1: Who we are and what we do

Who’s who at the Town Council and its Committees

Contact details for Town Clerk and Council members

Location of main Council office and accessibility details

Staffing structure

All information in the above class available free on this website, by email or hard copy.

Class 2: What we spend and how we spend it

(Financial information relating to projected and actual income and expenditure, procurement, contracts and financial audit)

Current and previous financial year  2016/17 2017/18 2018/19

Annual return form and report by auditor 2015/16 2016/17 2017/18

Payments over £500 2017/18 2018/19 2019/20

Finalised budget 2017/18 2018/19 2019/20

Current Financial Standing Orders and Regulations 

Exercise of Public Rights 2018/19

Grants given and received 2016/17 2017/18 2018/19

Members’ allowances and expenses 2018/19

All information in the above class is available in hard copy format (10p per page black and white, 20p for colour). Electronic copies sent by email, free.

Class 3: What our priorities are and how we are doing (Strategies and plans, performance indicators, audits, inspections and reviews)

Annual Report to Parish or Community Meeting 2016/17 2017/18 2018/19

Quality status

All information in the above class is available in hard copy format (10p per page black and white, 20p for colour). Electronic copies sent by email, free.

Class 4: How we make decisions (Decision making processes and records of decisions)

Current and previous council year as a minimum

Timetable of meetings (Council, any committee/sub-committee meetings and parish meetings) 2016/17 2017/18 2018/19

Agendas of meetings

Minutes of meetings – NB: this will exclude information that is properly regarded as private to the meeting.

Reports presented to council meetings – NB this will exclude information that is properly regarded as private to the meeting.

Responses to consultation papers

Responses to planning applications

Bye-laws

All information in the above class is available in hard copy format (10p per page black and white, 20p for colour). Electronic copies sent by email, free.

Class 5: Our policies and procedures (Current written protocols, policies and procedures for delivering our services and responsibilities)

Current information only

Policies and procedures for the conduct of council business:

Procedural standing orders

Committee and sub-committee terms of reference

Delegated authority in respect of officers

Code of Conduct

Policy statements

Policies and procedures for the provision of services and about the employment of staff:

Internal policies relating to the delivery of services

Equality and diversity policy

Health and safety policy

Recruitment policies (including current vacancies)

Policies and procedures for handling requests for information

Information security policy

Records management policies (records retention, destruction and archive)

Data protection policies

Privacy Policy

Schedule of charges (for the publication of information)

All information in the above class is available in hard copy format (10p per page black and white, 20p for colour). Electronic copies sent by email, free.

Class 6: Lists and Registers

All information in this class available for viewing only.

Currently maintained lists and registers only.

Any publicly available register or list (if any are held this should be publicised; in most circumstances existing access provisions will suffice)

Assets Register*

Register of members’ interests

Register of gifts and hospitality

 

Class 7: The services we offer (Information about the services we offer, including leaflets, guidance and newsletters produced for the public and businesses)

Current information only

All information in this class available as hard copy cost maximum 10p per black and white copy, 20p for colour

Community centres and village halls

Parks, playing fields and recreational facilities

Seating, litter bins, clocks, memorials and lighting

Bus shelters

Agency agreements

A summary of services for which the council is entitled to recover a fee, together with those fees (e.g. burial fees)

 

Contact the Town Clerk: Sandra Bartlett, St Margaret’s Hall, St Margaret’s Street, Bradford on Avon BA15 1DE

Telephone: 01225 864240

townclerk@bradfordonavontowncouncil.gov.uk