You can contact the Parish Council via the Town Hall on 01594 544723 or email firstname.lastname@example.org or write to The Clerk, Mitcheldean Parish Council, The Town Hall, High Street, Mitcheldean Glos. GL17 0AT
The office is normally open for public enquiries between 9.30am and 1.30pm
Monday, Tuesday, Thursday & Friday (Closed Wednesdays).
Powers and Duties of the parish council.
Allotments: Power to provide allotments. Duty to provide allotment gardens if demand unsatisfied.
Burial grounds, cemeteries and crematoria: Power to acquire and maitain. Power to provide. Power to agree to maintain monuments and memorials.
Bus shelters: Power to provide and maintain shelters.
Bye-Laws: Power to make bye-laws in regard to pleasure grounds, cycle parks, baths ans washhouses, open spaces and burial grounds, mortuaries and post-mortem rooms.
Charities: Duty to receive accounts of parochial charities.
Clocks: Power to provide public clocks.
Closed churchyards: Power as to maintenance.
Commons and common pastures: Powers in relation to inclosure, as to regulation and management, and as to providing common pasture.
Conference facilities: Power to provide and encourage the use of facilities.
Community centres: Power to provide and equip buildings for the use of clubs having athletic, social or educational objectives.
Drainage: Power to deal with ponds and ditches.
Education: Power to appoint school governors.
Entertainment and the arts: power as to the provision of entertainment and support of the arts.
Highways:Power to repair and maintain public footpaths and bridleways.
Power to light roads and public places.
Provision of litter bins.
Power to provide parking places for vehicles, bicycles and motor-cycles.
Power to provide roadside seats and shelters and bus shelters.
Power to provide traffic signs and other notices.
Power to plant trees etc., and to maintain roadside verges.
Land; Power to acquire by agreement, to appropriate, to dispose of.
Power to accept gifts of land.
Litter: Provision of receptacles
Lotteries: Powers to promote.
Open Spaces: Power to acquire land and maintain.
Recreation: Power to acquire land for or to provide recreation grounds, public walks, pleasure grounds and open spaces and to manage them.
Power to provide gymnasiums, playing fields, holiday camps.
Provision of boating pools.
Town & Country Planning: Right to be notified of planning applications.
Tourism: Power to contribute to organisations encouraging.
War Memorials: Power to maintain, repair, protect and adapt war memorials.