Standing orders

Standing orders

Standing orders are the guidelines for operating Hythe Town Council. They are reviewed regularly to ensure they are compliant with current legislation and best practice.

Functions of committees

Explaining how the council’s committee structure works, this document is part of standing orders but is currently kept as a separate document.

Financial regulations

financial regulations are technically part of Standing Orders, but Hythe Town Council considers they are so important that they are maintained separately.  Financial regulations gives details of how the council manages its finances.

Standing orders for town meetings

Town meetings are not council meetings. They are a meeting of town electors and must take place between 1st March and 1st June. They are an opportunity to celebrate local activities and debate current issues in the community.

Charity standing orders

As sole corporate trustee for four charities, the council must ensure its proceedings are lawful and respect their charitable aims.