Here you will find Diss Town Council’s key documents and policies, and pretty much anything you might need to know ‘under the bonnet’ of day-to-day Council activity.
Our Strategy Plan outlines our objectives, as well as detailing our long-term plans to improve Diss. Click here to download the Strategy Plan.
Our organisational, administrative and procurement procedures and procedural matters for meetings are written into our Standing Orders. They're basically the rules for Council Meetings! They are not the same as our Policies (below), but do refer to them.
The Council is reviewing its policies as part of its Strategy Plan. Please click on the links below to view our current policies.
Health and Safety Policy
Staff Use of Council Vehicles
Bullying and Harrassment Policy
Equality & Diversity Policy
Staff Grievance Policy
Grave Digging Policy and Procedures
Disciplinary Policy and Procedures
Social Media Policy
Policy Statement on Pensions
Member Training & Development Policy
Staff Training Policy
Recording Council meetings
By law, some decisions made by Officers have to be recorded. You can find details of them here:
Officer Delegation Policy - Coming Soon
The Freedom of Information (FOI) Act gives you the right to access recorded information held by public sector organisations - like us. You might not need to make a FOI request to get the information you need. Check our website including our document hub and finance sections. If you cannot find what you are looking for, please contact us.
Diss Town Council has adopted the Freedom of Information Model Scheme under the requirements of the FOI Act.
You can view the register of Councillors interests here: