NOTICE OF VACANCY FOR TWO PARISH COUNCILLORs TO BE CO-OPTED
Two vacancies have arisen for Parish Councillors as a result of the recent election.
NOTICE is hereby given that pursuant to Rule 8 of the Local Elections (Parishes and Communities) Rule 1986, Aston, Cote, Shifford and Chimney Parish Council can fill the casual vacancies by co-option.
Applications are welcome from any person who meets at least one of the following criteria:
• is registered as an elector for the parish.
• they have during the whole of the preceding twelve months occupied as owner or
tenant, any land or premises in the parish.
• their principal or only place of work during the preceding twelve months has been in the parish.
• they have during the whole of the preceding twelve months resided in the parish or within 4.8 km of it.
Applicants must also be 18 years or older on the day of co-option.
For full eligibility criteria, please visit www.local.gov.uk/be-councillor/becoming-councillor or contact the Parish Council Clerk email firstname.lastname@example.org for further information.
Applications can be submitted by email or post should include a covering letter detailing why you are applying for the position and what skills you can bring to the Parish Council.
Closing date for applications to the Clerk by 5pm Friday 13th May 2022
Applicants will be invited to the Full Council meeting on Thursday 19th May 2022 to address members on their reasons for applying, if they so wish to.
Decision on co-option will be made at the meeting on 19th May 2022 with the first meeting for the co-opted councillor's being 7th July 2022.