Our Policies and Procedures are set out below. All of our documents are also stored in our document management system (DMS) where you can set the filter to select documents of interest.
The policies of the Village Council show the commitment of the Council towards effective governance. They are reviewed annually and/or as necessary to respond to changes to legislation or advice relating to good practice.
Advice and guidance comes from:
National Association of Local Councils (NALC)
Society of Local Council Clerks (SLCC)
West Sussex Association of Local Councils (SALC)
Joint Practitioners' Advisory Group (JPAG)
Standing Orders cover the conduct and transaction of business at meetings of the Council (and any of its committees and sub committees).
Highways Working Group, Terms of Reference, approved 4th October 2022
Financial Regulations govern the conduct of the Council's financial transactions.
The Village Council adopted the Local Government Association's Model Code of Conduct on 1st March 2022.
Complaints against Village Council members under the Code of Conduct are dealt with by the Standards Committee of Mid Sussex District Council. Click here for more information.
Guidance about the Code of Conduct published by the Local Government Association, also available at web link below.
Equal Opportunities Policy