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