Policies and documents

General Administration & Community

Standing Orders

This document explains the rules, functions and jobs St. Agnes Parish Council is responsible for.

Freedom of Information Policy

This policy outlines how the Council complies with Freedom of Information Act 2000.

Code of Practice for Handling Complaints

The procedure for the handling of complaints to address the concerns expressed by members of the public.

Grants Policy

This policy outlines how and why St. Agnes Parish Council award grants, who is eligible to apply and what can be funded.

Privacy Notice

This Notice explains how the Parish Council processes and stores your personal information in compliance with the law.

Grant Form

Form for eligible organisations to use to apply for grant funding; to be completed in conjunction with the Grants Policy.

General Risk Assessment 2019/20

This document explains the checks the Council have in place to manage and control risk.

Finance

Financial Regulations

This document explains financial regulations that govern the conduct of financial management by the Council.

Internal audit report

The end of 2018/19 year report from the Council’s internal auditor, including any recommendations.

Budget 2019/20

The Council’s planned expenditure and income for 2019/20 broken down into sub-headings.

Investment Policy

This policy outlines the Council’s approach to managing and investing surplus and reserve funds.

Conclusion of Audit

The Notice of Conclusion of Audit 2018/19 and sections 1, 2 and 3 of the Annual Governance and Accountability Return.

Internal Control Policy

Procedure for Councillors to follow when checking administrative and financial practices of the Council.

Planning

Planning Correspondence

This document outlines how correspondence from the public regarding planning matters will be processed.

Disagreeing with Cornwall Council

Policy explaining the steps taken when receiving a ‘5 day protocol’ notice due to conflicting opinion on a planning application.

Planning Inspectorate Appeal

This document explains the procedure the Council will follow when contacted about a Planning appeal.

Personnel

Code of Conduct

This document details the general code of conduct which Parish Councillors sign up to upon taking office.

Health, Safety and Welfare Policy

This establishes standards at work and distributes responsibility across the Council.

Training & Development Policy

Outlining the Council’s commitment to Staff and Cllr training/development.

Organisational Chart

This Chart displays all Parish Council staff roles/levels and the Full Time Equivalent (FTE) hours for each position.

Equal Opportunities Policy

This policy sets out the Council’s commitment to equal opportunities in the workplace.

Whistleblowing Policy

This policy is in place to uphold the integrity and transparency of the Council and protect all personnel.

Officer Member Protocol

This outlines how officers and Councillors should best work together effectively.

Co-option Procedure

This document explains how the Council selects a new Councillor to fill a vacancy not filled by election.

Library

Safeguarding Policy (Library)

A policy designed by Cornwall Council (adopted by the Parish) addressing Library Safeguarding.

Unreasonable Behaviour (Library)

A policy designed by Cornwall Council (adopted by the Parish) on Unreasonable Behaviour.

Wi-fi Acceptable Use Policy (Library)

A policy designed by Cornwall Council (adopted by the Parish) addressing WiFi acceptable use.

Library Charges 2019/20

A policy designed by Cornwall Council (adopted by the Parish) addressing Library Charges.

Computer Access & Usage Policy (Library)

A policy designed by Cornwall Council (adopted by the Parish) on Computer access & usage.

Volunteer Policy (Library)

A policy designed by Cornwall Council (adopted by the Parish) addressing Volunteering.

Information Governance (Library)

A policy designed by Cornwall Council (adopted by the Parish) on Information Governance.

Information Security Policy (Library)

A policy designed by Cornwall Council (adopted by the Parish) addressing Information security.