South Normanton Parish Council

Serving the people of South Normanton

Church

Clerk/RFO: Lisa Powell
The Hub, Shiners Way, South
Normanton, Derbyshire DE55 2AA

Tel: 01773 814306

COUNCILLORS WANTED

Posted: Wed, 05 Sep 2018 09:01 by Clerks

COUNCILLORS WANTED

2 casual vacancies have arisen for the position of Local Councillor on South Normanton Parish Council and are to be filled by co-option.

If you are interested in becoming a Councillor please contact the Clerks' Office on 01773 814306, by email at clerk@southnormantonparishcouncil.gov.uk or at the following address: The Hub, Shiners Way, South Normanton, Derbyshire DE55 2FY.

The closing date for initial expressions of interest is Monday 10th September 2018.

Candidates will be invited to a meeting of the Parish Council at 7.00pm on Thursday 13th September 2018. Candidates will be asked to make a brief statement (no more than 2-3 minutes), informing the council of their skills, knowledge and experience that they believe are relevant for the post. Councillors will have the opportunity to ask questions of the candidates. Members of the public will be asked to leave the meeting during this process.

If there is more than one candidate the matter will be put to the vote. Voting will be in accordance with the Council's Standing Orders by a show of hands and will continue until 2 candidates have received an absolute majority of those Councillors present. At this stage the successful candidates will be declared as co-opted and will take up their position immediately. All candidates will be expected to undertake new Councillor training paid for by the council.

The successful candidates will be a councillor for South Normanton Parish Council in their own right and is no different from any other member; co-option is a legitimate form of election onto the Council.

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