Marazion Town Council Staff

The Clerk is employed by the Council (under section 112 (1) of the Local Government Act 1972) to provide administrative support for the Council’s activities. The Clerk’s primary responsibility is to advise the Council on whether its decisions are lawful and to recommend ways in which decisions can be implemented. To help with this, the Clerk can be asked to research topics of concern to the Council and provide unbiased information to help the Council to make appropriate choices. The Clerk has a wide range of other responsibilities which are set out in his/her job description. The Clerk must recognise that the Council is responsible for all decisions and that he/she takes instructions from the Council as a body. The Clerk is not answerable to any individual Councillor – not even the Chairman The Council must be confident that the Clerk is, at all times, independent, objective and professional. The Town Clerk and Responsible Financial Officer is the Proper Officer of the Council and as such is under a statutory duty to carry out all the functions of the Council, and in particular to serve or issue
all the notifications required by law of a local authority’s Proper Officer.

Tracey Unstead is the Town Clerk/Responsible Financial Officer for Marazion Town Council.

  • Telephone 01736 710234 (answerphone facility)
  • Email townclerk@maraziontowncouncil.gov.uk
  • Office hours (current) Mondays and Thursday 8.00am – 1.00pm.
  • The Town Clerks office is in the Town Hall, office opening hours Monday 8.00am – 1.00pm and Thursday 8.00am – 1.00pm.