Quorn Parish Council
The main activities of Quorn Parish Council include:
Setting the annual precept (local rate) to cover
the Council's running costs including expenditure on staff, administration,
buildings, public lighting, amenity areas, grants and capital projects.
Annual production of accounts for public accountability.
Liaison with the local police and Neighbourhood Watch
on crime, security and traffic issues.
Scrutiny and comment on planning applications within
the parish, submitted to the local planning authority, Charnwood Borough
Initiation of capital projects to improve the environment,
appearance and amenities within the village such as planters, play
equipment, lighting/floodlighting, conservation and restoration work.
Maintenance, repairs and improvements to parish facilities
including recreational areas, public spaces and buildings.
Liaison with other local authorities on the maintenance,
repair and improvement of highways, drainage, footpaths, cycleways,
public transport, street cleaning, conservation matters including
trees and listed buildings, and environmental issues such as quarrying
and waste recycling.
Support of local arts, sports, youth groups and societies,
including grants where appropriate.
Investigation and resolution of local problems and
complaints received from the community.