Lincoln County, Arkansas

Courts

Quorum Court

The Quorum Court is the legislative body of Lincoln County comprised of elected Justices of the Peace.

The Quorum Court has these duties:

  • Levy of taxes in manner prescribed by law.
  • Appropriate public funds for the expenses of the county in a manner prescribed by ordinance.
  • Preserve the peace and order and secure freedom from dangerous or noxious activities; provided, however, that no act may be declared a felony.
  • For any public purpose, contract, or join with another county, or with any political subdivision or with the United States.
  • Create, consolidate, separate, revise, or abandon any elected office or offices except during the term thereof; provided, however, that a majority of those voting on the question at a general election have approved said action.
  • Fix the number and compensation of deputies and county employees.
  • Fix the compensation of each county officer with a minimum and maximum to be determined by law.
  • Fill vacancies in elected county offices.
  • Provide for any service or performance of any function relating to county affairs.
  • Exercise other powers, not inconsistent with law, necessary for effective administration of authorized services and functions.