Freedom of Information

Information available from Wells City Council under the model publication scheme

Class 1 - Who we are and what we do
(Organisational information, structures, locations and contacts)
Current information only
Who's who on the List of Council members and its Committees
Contact details for Parish Clerk and Council members
(named contacts with telephone number and email address)
Location of Council office and accessibility details
(This information is available from Wells Town Hall, it is also available on this website)

Class 2 - What we spend and how we spend it
(Financial information relating to projected and actual income and expenditure,
procurement, contracts and financial audit)
Current and previous financial year
Annual return form and report by auditor
Finalised budget
Precept
Borrowing approval letter
Financial Standing Orders and Regulations
Grants given and received
Mayor’s allowance
(This information is available from Wells Town Hall. All Financial information is available by appointment with the RFO or the Town Clerk)

Class 3 - What our priorities are and how we are doing
(Strategies and plans, performance indicators, audits, inspections and reviews)
Parish Plan
Annual Report to Parish or Community Meeting
(This information is available from Wells Town Hall)

Class 4 - How we make decisions
(Decision making processes and records of decisions; current and previous council year )
Timetable of meetings (Council, committee/sub-committee meetings and parish meetings)
Agendas of meetings
Minutes of meetings
(NB. This will exclude information that is properly regarded as private to the meeting.)
(This information is available from Wells Town Hall, it is also available on this website)

Reports presented to council meetings
(NB. This will exclude information that is properly regarded as private to the meeting)
Responses to consultation papers
Responses to planning applications
(This information is available from Wells Town Hall)

Class 5 - Our policies and procedures
(Current written protocols, policies and procedures for delivering our services and responsibilities; current information only)
Policies and procedures for the conduct of council business:
Procedural standing orders
Committee and sub-committee terms of reference
Delegated authority in respect of officers
Code of Conduct
Policy statements
Policies and procedures for the provision of services and about the employment of staff:
Internal policies relating to the delivery of services
Equality and diversity policy
Health and safety policy
Recruitment policies (including current vacancies)
Policies and procedures for handling requests for information
Complaints procedures (including those covering requests for information and operating the publication scheme)
Information security policy
Records management policies (records retention, destruction and archive)
Data protection policies
(This information is available from Wells Town Hall)

Class 6 - Lists and Registers
Currently maintained lists and registers
Assets Register
(This information is available from Wells Town Hall)
Register of members' interests
Register of gifts and hospitality
(This information is available from Wells Town Hall, it is also available on this website)

Class 7 - The services we offer
(Information about the services we offer; current information only)
Town Hall facilities
Wells in Bloom
Funfairs and events
Skate Park
Public conveniences
A summary of services for which the council is entitled to recover a fee, together with those fees (e.g. burial fees)
Allotments
Cemetery
Schedule of charges (for the publication of information)
Click here to download information on the schedule of charges
(This information is available from Wells Town Hall, it is also available on this website)

Details of the model scheme under which this information is published can be downloaded here


Contact details:
Town Clerk
Town Hall
Wells BA5 2RB
Tel: 01749 673091
e-mail: townclerk@wells.gov.uk



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