Standing Orders are the written rules of a Council. They are used to confirm a Council’s internal organisational, administrative and procurement procedures and procedural matters for meetings. Although it is not a legal requirement it is recognised as good practice.
The Council reviews its Standing Orders annually.
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All policies are regularly reviewed by Appleby Town Council. The below policies are current.
The Council is committed to community engagement and supports and encourages the community to share their aspirations for the town with the Council.
Fire Safety Policy
The Council recognises and acknowledges its responsibility to take general precautions to protect the safety, so far as reasonably practicable, of its employees and anyone else potentially affected by its undertaking, against fire, dangerous substances which could give rise to fire and the effects of fire.
The purpose of this policy is to define the roles and responsibilities within the Council for working with the media and deals with the day-to-day relationship between the Council and the media.
Website Accessibility Policy
Appleby Parish Council is committed to making its website accessible, in accordance with the Public Sector Bodies Accessibility Regulations 2018.
Equality and Diversity
The aim of this policy is to communicate the commitment of the Council, its Councillors and employees to meeting the Public Sector Equality Duty, which came into force on 5th April 2011.
Health and Safety
The Council recognises and accepts its responsibilities as an employer for providing a safe and healthy working environment for all its employees, contractors, voluntary helpers and others who may be affected by the activities of the Council.
In accordance with the Financial Regulations the Council has a Risk Assessment which it updates and reviews annually.