This year’s budget shows an increase in the amount of precept requested from the taxpayer of Penryn, this will allow the Town Council to continue with its bid to take on assets from Cornwall Council to safeguard them for the future, these include College Field, Glasney Playing Field, Permarin, Commercial Road and Saracen Car Parks and the grassed area at the bottom of Quay Hill.
Additional projects for the 2020 to 2021 financial year include VE day celebrations, installation of wi-fi in the Temperance Hall, a climate audit on the Council’s property and replacement floodlighting for the Clock Tower of the Town Hall.
The Town Council will continue to support Bee-friendly planting, Town Fair, Penryn Week and the annual Christmas Lights. Assistance may also be given to Community Groups through the Council’s community grant scheme.
The budget also includes the running of Penryn Museum and subsidising the halls ensuring a very reasonable rate can be charged to residents and community groups.
The Town Council also maintains footpaths and verges, Doorstep Green in Glasney Valley, benches and floral displays.