Parish Councillor Vacancies

Posted by NPC Admin on Wednesday, 29th May 2013, 23:59

PARISH COUNCILLOR VACANCIES

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NORTHWOOD PARISH NEEDS YOU –  DON’T DELAY, APPLY TODAY!

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There are currently two vacancies on Northwood Parish Council. If you feel you have two/three hours a week to spare and want to make a difference locally, please submit an application in writing to the Clerk, Mrs Barbara Herbert of 11 Wyatts Lane, Northwood, PO31 8QB, by Wednesday, 29 May 2013 or contact her on 01983 290086 for more details. The Parish Council would welcome hearing from any persons who are interested in standing as a parish councillor, providing they fulfil the eligibility criteria* set out below.

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If three or more applications are received then prospective candidates will be asked to make a short presentation on how they can contribute to the Parish Council and the community of Northwood.  This would be immediately prior to the meeting scheduled to take place on Tuesday, 4 June 2013.

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* A local councillor must be 18 years of age or over and a British subject or citizen of the Irish republic.  He/she must also be a local government elector of the Parish or a person who has:
i. During the whole of the 12 months before nomination occupied land or premises as owner or tenant in the parish or,
ii. During the same period resided in the Parish, or within 4.8km thereof or,
iii. During the same period had his/her principal or only place of work in that area.

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As one of the vacancies occurred due to a councillor resigning after the recent elections

NOTICE

IS HEREBY GIVEN:-

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THAT a vacancy has occurred in the Parish of Northwood

for a Councillor to serve on the Parish Council.

If ten local government electors for the Parish of Northwood give notice in writing on or before the 31 May 2013 to:

The Returning Officer
Isle of Wight Council
County Hall
Newport
Isle of Wight
PO30 1UD

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that they wish an election to be held to fill the vacancy, then a by-election will be called.

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If notice is not given as mentioned above, Northwood Parish Council will proceed to fill the before-mentioned vacancy by co-option.

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Signed: Barbara Herbert

Dated: 12 May  2013

Address:

11 Wyatts Lane

Northwood

Isle of Wight

PO31 8QB

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