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Freedom of Information

Information available from Deal Town Council
under the Model Publication Scheme

Deal Town Council, Town Hall, High Street, Deal, Kent. CT14 6TR
Tel:  01304 361999   

Offices open from: 10.00am – 2.00pm Monday to Friday excluding Bank Holiday
Location Map: MAP OF DEAL

  • Class 1 – Who we are and what we do (Organisational information, structures, locations and contacts)
  • Class 2 – What we spend and how we spend it (Financial information relating to projected and actual income and expenditure, procurement, contracts and financial audit)
  • Class 3 – What our priorities are and how we are doing (Strategies and plans, performance indicators, audits, inspections and reviews)
  • Class 4 – How we make decisions (Decision making processes and records of decisions)
  • Class 5 – Our polices and procedures (Current written protocols, policies and procedures for delivering our services and responsibilities)
  • Class 6 – Lists and Registers (Currently maintained lists and registers only)
  • Class 7 – The services we offer (Information about the services we offer, including leaflets, guidance and newsletters produced for the public and businesses)

 

Information

How the information
can be obtained

Class 1 - Who we are and what we do

Who's who on the Council and its Committees

Website:
Who’s who on the Council 
Committees/Hard Copy

Contact details for Town Clerk and Council members

Website: Town Clerk
Council members/Hard Copy

Location of main Council office and accessibility details - see above

Website/Hard Copy

Staffing structure

 

Website/Hard Copy

Class 2 – What we spend and how we spend it
(Financial information relating to projected and actual income and expenditure, procurement, contracts and financial audit)

Annual return form and report by auditor

Hard Copy

Finalised budget

Hard Copy

Precept

Hard Copy

Borrowing Approval letter

Not applicable

Financial Standing Orders and Regulations

Hard Copy/Web

Grants given and received

Grants Policy

Grant application form

Hard Copy/Website

Hard Copy/Website

Hard Copy/Website

List of current contracts awarded and value of contract

Hard Copy

Members’ allowances and expenses

Hard Copy

Class 3 – What our priorities are and how we are doing
(Strategies and plans, performance indicators, audits, inspections and reviews)

Town Plan 

Hard Copy

Annual Report to Parish or Community Meeting

Hard Copy

Quality status

Not Applicable

Local charters drawn up in accordance with DCLG guidelines

Not Applicable

 Class 4 – How we make decisions
(Decision making processes and records of decisions)

Timetable of meetings (Council, any committee/sub-committee meetings)

Website/Hard Copy

Agendas of meetings

Hard Copy/Website

Minutes of meetings (as above) – nb this will exclude information that is properly regarded as private to the meeting.

Website/Hard Copy

Responses to consultation papers

Hard Copy

Responses to planning applications

Website/Hard Copy

Bye-laws

Not Applicable

Class 5 - Our policies and procedures
(Current written protocols, policies and procedures for delivering our services and responsibilities)

Freedom Of Information PolicyPolicy Document/Hard Copy

Policies and procedures for the conduct of council business:

 

Mayor's Chosen Charities PolicyPolicy Document/Hard Copy

Procedural standing orders

Hard Copy/Policy Document

Financial  Hard Copy/Click here

Kent Code of Conduct for Members:

Declarations of Interest explanation sheet:

 

Hard Copy/Web

Hard copy/Web

 

Delegated authority in respect of officers

Hard Copy/Delegation to Officers Policy

Records Management PolicyPolicy Document/Hard Copy
Public Participation Policy Policy Document/Hard Copy
Representatives of Outside BodiesPolicy Document/Hard Copy

Committee and sub-committee terms of reference

Hard Copy/Website

Civic Ceremonial - A Guide for the MayoraltyHard Copy/Protocols and Procedures Document
Staff and Councillors Training and Development PolicyPolicy Document/Hard Copy
Employee PoliciesPolicy Document/Hard Copy
Child and Vulnerable Adults Protection PolicyPolicy Document/Hard Copy

Equality and Diversity Policy:

Policy Document/Hard Copy

Health and Safety Policy

Currently being updated

Recruitment Policies (including current vacancies)

Policy Document/Hard Copy

Complaints procedures

Complaints Procedure /Hard Copy

Complaints Policy /Hard Copy

Whistleblowing PolicyPolicy Document/Hard Copy

Protocol on Recording at Meetings 

 Hard Copy/Web 

Flag Flying PolicyPolicy Document/Hard Copy

Information security Policy

Policy Document/Hard Copy

Mayors Cadet GuidelinesPolicy Document/Hard Copy

Data protection Policies

Website/Hard Copy

Media and Publicity PolicyPolicy Document /Hard Copy

(Schedule of charges for the publication of information)

Hard Copy/Listed below

Class 6 – Lists and Registers

Any publicly available register or list
(if any are held this should be publicised; in most circumstances existing access provisions will suffice)

Hard Copy

Assets Register

Hard Copy

Disclosure log (indicating the information that has been provided in response to requests; recommended as good practice, but may not be held by parish councils)

Hard Copy

Register of members’ interests

Hard Copy

Register of gifts and hospitality

Hard Copy

Class 7 – The services we offer

(Information about the services we offer, including leaflets, guidance and newsletters produced for the public and businesses) Current information only

Allotments 

Hard Copy/Website

Burial grounds and closed churchyards

Not Applicable

Community centres and village halls

Not Applicable

Parks, playing fields and recreational facilities

Not Applicable

Seating, litter bins, clocks, memorials and lighting

Not Applicable

Bus shelters

Not Applicable

Markets 

Hard Copy/Website

Public conveniences

Not Applicable

Agency agreements

Not Applicable

A summary of services for which the council is entitled to recover a fee, together with those fees (e.g. burial fees)

Not Applicable

 

 

Additional Information: Any information not itemised above will be published here

SCHEDULE OF CHARGES

TYPE OF CHARGE

DESCRIPTION

BASIS OF CHARGE

Disbursement cost

Photocopying @ 5p per sheet (black & white)

Actual cost 5p a sheet

 

Postage

Actual cost of Royal Mail standard 2nd class

There will be no charge for information obtained from the website