Vacancy for a Parish Councillor

NOTICE OF CASUAL VACANCY - APPLICATIONS WELCOME 

BOROUGH OF EREWASH

PARISH OF WEST HALLAM

NOTICE OF CASUAL VACANCY 

NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN that by reason of unfilled seats following Parish Council elections on 2 May, a vacancy has occurred among the members of the Parish Council. Any persons willing to fill this vacancy should apply by completing the application form and send this directly to the Clerk before Thursday 31 October 2019 at midnight by post or email. 

Address: – 25, Wilmslow Drive, Oakwood, Derby DE21 2HR

Email: – contact@westhallam-pc.org.uk 

The council may co-opt any persons who are legally qualified to hold such office, and who are willing to serve, provided they are a British citizen, or a citizen of the Commonwealth or the European Union, and are neither the subject of a bankruptcy restriction order or interim order or have, within five years before been convicted in the United Kingdom of any offence and have had a prison sentence (whether suspended or not) for a period of over three months without the option of a fine. 

Provided the persons also satisfy at least ONE of the following they may apply:

·      They are registered as a local government 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 3 miles of it

·      The applicant must not be debarred from standing as a Councillor and be over 18 years of age.

 

DATED 7 October 2019

KATE SHARPE
Clerk to West Hallam Parish Council

Tel No: – 07986 740189

 Note – Applicants will be invited to attend a meeting with three Members of the Council on the evening of 14 November 2019; they will be asked to make a short (3-5 minutes) personal statement giving the reasons for being interested in joining the Parish Council and what particular set of skills and experience they feel they can bring to the role.






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