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Leigh-on-Sea Town Council 1996

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Council Standing Orders & Governance

Standing Orders

Standing Orders

(Revised May 2019)

Terms of Reference

Terms of Reference

(Revised November 2018 with effect from May 2019)

Financial Regulations

Financial Regulations

(amended 14th May 2019)

Council Governance during Coronavirus lockdown

Under the Scheme of Delegation to the Town Clerk (see details in Terms of Reference), the following decisions have been made to date which will be reported in full at the next Council meeting:

Furloughing Comunity Centre caretakers under the Government Job Retention Scheme as their salaries are paid by hire income (decision taken in consultation with the Staffing Committee)

Instructing Wellers Hedley Solicitors regarding a claim of a prescriptive right of way to allotment land (decision taken in consultation with the Chairman and Vice Chairman of Council and all other Committee Chairmen).  Legal Fees budget

Instructing a contractor to undertake a tree survey at the allotments (decision taken in consultation with the Chairman of Commuity & Culture Committee following receipt of quotations).  Allotments budget

Emergency Community Fund motions submitted by Councillors (recorded email/telephone vote by each member of Council)

Volunteer of the Year (recorded email/telephone vote by each member of Council)

Grant Aid Award Applications (recorded email vote by each member of F&G Committee)

Panel Decisions on Emergency Community Fund applications (Panel record vote by email)

Remote Meetings motions submitted by Councillors (recorded email/telephone vote by each member of Council)

Planning and Licensing Applications (decisions taken in consultation with Chairman of Planning, Licensing & Highways Committee following receipt of any Councillor comments)