Standing Orders

Standing Orders

The Town Council’s Standing Orders contain information on the following: 

  • Rules of debate at meetings
  • Disorderly conduct at meetings
  • Meetings generally
  • Committees and sub-committees
  • Ordinary council meetings
  • Extraordinary meetings of the council and committees, and sub-committees
  • Previous resolutions
  • Voting on appointments
  • Motions for a meeting that require written notice to be given to the Proper Officer
  • Motions at a meeting that do not require written notice
  • Management of information
  • Draft minutes
  • Code of Conduct and dispensations
  • Code of Conduct complaints
  • Proper Officer
  • Responsible Financial Officer
  • Accounts and accounting statements
  • Financial controls and procurement
  • Handling staff matters
  • Responsibilities to provide information
  • Responsibility under data protection legislation
  • Relations with the press/media
  • Execution and sealing of legal deeds
  • Communicating with district and county or unitary councillors
  • Restrictions on councillor activities
  • Standing Orders generally

Standing Orders May 2023 – approved


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