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 Council.
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.