Posted by NPC Admin on Thursday, 20th April 2017, 20:42
After the Parish and Town Council elections on 4 May, there will be four 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 Friday, 5 May 2017 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.
If five 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, 16 May 2017.
* 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.