NOTICE OF FILLING 2 VACANCIES FOR COUNCILLORS BY CO-OPTION

Persons wishing to be considered for co-option, and who fulfil the requirements for appointment as Councillors for this Parish, are invited to complete a form giving their willingness to be considered for co-option.  The forms should be completed on or before the 31st July 2019.  The Parish Council will then consider the applications and a decision will be made at the September Council meeting.  (the timeframe is due to there being no Council meeting in August).

Potential Councillors must be:

  • 18 years of age or over
  • A British, Commonwealth Citizen, Commonwealth Citizen or Euronational Citizen (who is a registered elector)
  • Resident for 12 months prior to the day of election -either in the parish or within 3 miles of the boundary.
  • Occupied Land or premises for 12 months as owner or tenant – either in the parish or within 3 miles of the boundary.
  • Had a principal place of work – either in the parish or within 3 miles of the boundary.

The completed form will assist the Parish Council in forming an opinion as to a candidate’s suitability for co-option. Candidates will have the opportunity to attend the September Parish Council meeting before the selection proceeding.

Forms for co-option are available by clicking this link or from the Clerk at Norton Canes Parish Council, Parish Office, Burntwood Road, Norton Canes office hours 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. or email: nortoncanesparishcouncil@live.co.uk.  on or before the 31st July.