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Details of the Parish Council's insurers are as follows;

ZURICH INSURANCE plc
The Zurich Centre
3000 Parkway
Wheatley
Farnham
Hampshire
PO15 7JZ

Telephone number 0870 2418050

BEE KEEPING - KAYE MEADOWS

The Kaye Meadows Allotment holders in Oughtibridge have recently started keeping bees on site. Please see below a contact email should there be any issues arising whereby you need to contact the registered bee keeper.

Registered Bee Keeper


STATUTORY DOCUMENTS

There are strict rules which govern how the Council is managed. Statutory documents relating to these rules will be listed below.

Please click a link below to view the document

Members Allowances

Code of Conduct - June 2017.pdf

Standards Procedure 2017.pdf



REGISTER OF INTEREST/DPI

OUGHTIBRIDGE WARD

Cllr T Barrow 2019 .pdf

Cllr M Cates 2019.pdf

Cllr N Clark 2019.pdf


STANNINGTON WARD

Cllr P Baker 2019.pdf

Cllr M Butler 2019.pdf

Cllr P Butler 2019.pdf

Cllr C Carter.pdf

Cllr M Gray 2019.pdf


WHARNCLIFFE SIDE WARD

Cllr S Bennett 2019.pdf


WORRALL WARD

Cllr K Habeshaw 2019.pdf

Cllr V Priestley 2019.pdf

Cllr P Shaw 2019.pdf

Cllr K Southwood 2019.pdf




FREEDOM OF INFORMATION ACT

PUBLICATION SCHEME UNDER THE FREEDOM OF INFORMATION ACT 2000

The purpose of this publication scheme is to be a means by which the Council can make a significant amount of information available routinely. The scheme will ensure that the council will publish more information proactively, and help it to develop a greater culture of openness and transparency.

This authority's key responsibilities are to represent the electorate of its area, to take action within the legal framework and to provide a leadership focus for the community. The Freedom of Information Act 2000 received Royal Assent on 30th November 2000. It gives a general right of access to all types of recorded information held by public authorities, sets out exemptions from that right and places a number of obligations on public authorities. A 'public authority' is defined in the Act, and includes but is not restricted to central and local government, non-departmental public bodies, the police, the National Health Service, and schools, college and universities. Any person who makes a request to a public authority for information must be informed whether the public authority holds that information and, subject to exemptions, supplied with that information.

Individuals already have the right of access to information about themselves under the Data Protection Act 1998. As far as public authorities are concerned, the Freedom of Information Act will extend this right to allow public access to all types of information held.

New legislation came into force in 2008 requiring that Town/Parish Councils adopt a mandatory publication scheme to be operational from 1st January 2009.

Further details are available from the

ICO

Bradfield Parish Council's Publication Scheme can be viewed on the following link:-
Publication Scheme

Powers and Duties

The Parish Council does not have major powers to carry out policies but it is able to advise and put pressure on the larger authorities in respect to the present and future development and condition of the Civil Parish area. The Council is also able to organise, within the confines of its budget, schemes to improve the social life of the Parish.

Sheffield City Council has the statutory duty to deal with housing, education, social services, recreation, cleansing, planning, libraries, highways and the environment. Any work/schemes carried out by the Parish Council cannot impinge on the statutory duties of the City Council as this is classed as double rating.


Powers and Duties for Parish/Town Councils

The Local Authorities (Functions and Responsibilities) (England) Regulations 2000 outlines the powers and duties. Their web site may be viewed by clicking here.

The following link shows a list reproduced from a Department of Environment Consultation Paper on "The Role of Parish and Town Councils in England" August 1992. It is intended only as a summary of the principal functions and not intended to be a definitive list of such functions.

Powers and duties of Parish and Town Councils

Adopted Procedures

As and when the Parish Council adopts new policies, links to the relevant documentation will be shown below.

TREE POLICY February 2017.pdf
Portable Electrical Equipment Policy
CCTV Policy
Working Partnerships
HSE Policy
Community Engagement Strategy
Winter Gritting
Guidance - Funding Bid Assistance
Birtin Cemetery Rules
Safe Driving
Policy - Recording Meetings - 2015
Policy - Discretionary Functions 2014
Media Policy.pdf
Complaints Procedure Internal July 2015.pdf
Complaints Procedure 2017.pdf

                                                          

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