Council Documents

Felixstowe Town Council is committed to the principles of openness and transparency. Wherever possible, it aims to ensure that residents are able to access information about the work of the Council, its systems and procedures. Council regularly reviews its policies and procedures, the majority of which can be found below:

Annual Report 2018/19.  The Town Council approved its Annual Report for the municipal year 2018-2019 at the Annual Council Meeting on 15 May 2019, a copy can be found here.

Business Plan 2016-2020. The Town Council approved its first four-year business plan at the Ordinary Council meeting held on 14 September 2016. This document outlines the direction and strategy for the Town Council over the next four years. It is also intended to give you a clear understanding of what the Town Council is trying to achieve and how it intends to deliver this. See the Business Plan 2016-2020 here.  

Financial Forecast 2016-2020.  A financial forecast for Felixstowe Town Council has been approved and can be found here. This covers the same period as the Business Plan.  The Financial Forecast is  linked to the Business Plan by the Action Plan references found in Appendix 1 of the Business Plan.

Standing Orders set out how the rules by which Council governs and administers its meetings and decision making and can be viewed here.

‘Terms of Reference’ set out the Council’s delegations to its Committee and can be viewed here.

Council’s Financial Regulations governs the administration of Council’s finances and can be viewed here. More information on Council’s Budget and Finances can be found here.

Code of Conduct – Councillors must at all times observe a local Code of Conduct to ensure high standards in the way they undertake their official duties. Felixstowe has adopted the Suffolk Local Councils Code of Conduct and this can be viewed here.

Asset Register – The register of Council’s assets (items with a value of over £500) for the most recent financial year is published here.

Data Protection Policy

Data Retention and Disposal – The Town Council retains information in line with its Data Retention and Disposal Policy.

FTC Annual Report 2017-18

Risk Management Policy 2019-20

Investment Policy & Strategy 2019-20

Complaints Procedure 2018-19

Health and Safety Policy

Equal Opportunities Policy

Press & Media Policy 2019-20

Member Officer Protocol 2017-20

Publication Scheme and Schedule 2019-20

Training Strategy 2019-20

Community Engagement Strategy 2019-20

Members Allowances and Expenses Policy

Allotment Regulations – can be found on our Allotments page here.

Cemetery Regulations – can be found on the Cemetery page here.

Grants Policy and Application Form – Information on Council’s Grant scheme can be found on the Grants page here.

Register of Members’ Interests. By law each Member must complete and sign a register of interests. These are available on each Councillor’s profile page. Click here for a list of the Councillors.

Financial Information

In addition to the documents published above, Felixstowe Town Council publishes a range of information relating to its finances. You can find out more on the Finance page here.