Please note that this page is regularly updated
The constitution of Polegate Town Council comprises the Standing Orders and Financial Regulations. These control how the business of the Town Council is conducted. These documents were last updated in May 2017. The documents are available to view below.
Decisions of the Town Council and its committees are recorded in the minutes of the meetings. These can be viewed on the relevant committee pages of the website.
Elections for Councillors usually take place every four years. Results of the elections in May 2015 can be seen below
Payments over £500
Senior Salaries and Pay Multiple
The Local Government Transparency Code requires local authorities to publish details (including job descriptions, responsibilities, budgets and staff numbers) of any senior employees earning over £58,200 per annum. Local authorities must also publish the pay multiple, defined as the ration between the highest paid taxable earnings for the given year and the median earnings figure of the whole of the authority's workforce.
- N/A - All salaries are under the £58,200 threshold
Councillors Allowances & Expenses
Beekeeping on allotments
Bullying & harassment (external)
Dignity at Work policy
Document Retention policy
Freedom of Information/Data Protection
General Emergency policy
Grants to Organisations policy
Grievance Procedure and Problem Solving
Health and Safety policy
Honorary Freeman of the Town policy
Occupational Health policy - Eye tests for DSE users
Pension Fund discretion policy
Public Right to Speak at Meetings
Recruitment of Ex-Offenders
Risk Management policy
Smoke Free policy
Social Media policy
Staff entrance to Local Government Pension Scheme
Statement of Intent to Community Engagement policy
Storage of CRB Disclosures
Street Lighting policy
Unreasonably Persistent or Vexatious Complainants policy
Freedom of Information Act
Information available from Polegate Town Council under the model scheme of the Freedom of Information Act
Internal & External Audits
Annual Return 2016/17
Code of Conduct
Action taken under Delegated Authority
Click here for a list of streetlights owned by Polegate Town Council.
NOTE: If a street/road does not appear on the list, then any lights in that street/road belong to East Sussex County Council.
Last updated 02/08/2017