Co-option Notice September 2017


A casual vacancy has occurred for a Parish Councillor to serve on Shalfleet Parish Council by the process of co-option.

Persons wishing to be considered and who are eligible* to serve as a Parish Councillor should notify the Parish Clerk in writing, under their own signature by Wednesday, 20th September 2017. Please send to:  Parish Office, Main Road, Newbridge, IW PO41 0TR.

Prospective candidates will be asked to make a short presentation to the Parish Council on how they can contribute to the Parish Council and the community of Shalfleet on Thursday, 5th October 2017 at the Parish Office (time to be confirmed).

Dated:  7th September 2017         Sally M Woods Parish Clerk

*A local councillor must be 18 years of age or over and a British subject or qualifying Commonwealth citizen, a citizen of the Republic of Ireland or a citizen or another Member State of the European Community.

He/she must also fulfil at least one of the following criteria:-

  1. During the whole of the 12 months before nomination occupied land or premises as owner or tenant in the parish area, or,
  2. During the same period resided in the Parish, or within 4.8km’s thereof, or
  • During the same period had his/her principal or only place of work in that Parish, or
  1. At the time of nomination be registered as a local government elector for the administrative area of the Parish.

The person should not be disqualified from being elected by reason of disqualification set out in Section 80 of the Local Government Act 1972, or any decision made under Section 79 of the Local Government Act 2000.

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