Freedom of Information

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WHO WE ARE AND WHAT WE DO:
Stebbing Parish Council
Elected from residents of the village, we are the grass roots tier of Government and work to improve and protect the Parish of Stebbing


WHAT WE SPEND AND HOW WE SPEND IT
The Parish Council receives an annual Precept from the District Council.  Full details of the accounts can be obtained from the Clerk – 01371 855805


WHAT OUR PRIORITIES ARE AND HOW WE ARE DOING
The Parish Council’s strategy, performance, plans and assessments, inspections and reviews are discussed on a monthly basis (excluding August) at meetings which are published on the village notice board and website.  Minutes of the meetings are published on the parish website


HOW WE MAKE DECISIONS
Proposals are made by Parish Councillors and voted on by a show of hands.  If necessary the Chairman has a casting vote.  The Parish Council’s standing orders lay down the procedures to be followed.  A copy is available on the Parish Council website or from the Clerk 01371 855805.


OUR POLICIES AND PROCEDURES
Current written protocols for delivering our functions and responsibilities can be seen in the standing orders available on the Parish website or on application to the Clerk 01371 855805


LISTS AND REGISTERS
Lists of Parish Councillors are displayed on the Parish Notice Board and held by the Clerk. Declaration of Interest returns are held by the District Council.  A copy is held by the Clerk


THE SERVICES WE OFFER
Advice and guidance on request to the Clerk or Councillors. Booklets and leaflets as appropriate including the Chairman’s Annual Report.  Transactions and media releases are reported in the minutes of the Parish Council.  A description of the services offered are expanded in the Chairman’s annual report i.e. works undertaken by the Committees of the Parish Council


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 Clerk to Stebbing Parish Council