Stanton Parish Council has been in existence for over 100 years. It is the first tier of local Government offering a population of 2,500 residents (at last census) the opportunity to gain access to information about local and National issues and a forum to raise any concerns they may have.
The Council is an elected body of 11 residents who qualify to act as Parish Councillors. Their role is to ensure that the Parish is using the precept from the Council Tax effectively and efficiently and to represent the interests of the Community they serve. Councillors meet monthly. A planning committee sits when necessary. Working parties are held when necessary to deal with specific areas of responsibility such as Highways, Projects and Development, Conservation, Environmental, Asset Management and Personnel.
The Clerk is the Proper Officer and the Responsible Financial Officer and is responsible for all administration, Correspondence, Payroll, the Cemetery, allotments, grant applications, liaison with Village Organisations, the website and a Facebook Page. The Clerk is available BY APPOINTMENT ONLY tel 01359 408759