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Vacancy for Parish Councillor

NOTICE OF INVITATION FOR APPLICATIONS TO FILL THE VACANCY OF COUNCILLOR BY CO-OPTION


One vacancy has arisen in the office of Councillor for Sway Parish Council.


The vacancy is now required to be filled by Co-option of an appropriate individual as insufficient requests were received by 16th December 2016 to necessitate a Parish Council election. Therefore, applications are invited from any qualifying* person wishing to apply for the position.


Application should be made in writing either by post or email to the Clerk to the Council, giving personal details and relevant background.


The Council will then decide upon whom it wishes to co-opt to complete its membership for the current electoral term i.e. until May 2019.

*NOTE - A Qualifying Person is one who is registered as a local government elector for the Parish of Sway or, during the whole of the 12 months preceding the date of their application:

a) Occupied, as owner or tenant, premises in the Parish, or
b) Whose principal or only place of work has been in the Parish, or
c) Resided in the Parish, or within 4.8 kilometres (3 miles) of the Parish


If you are interested in applying, but would like more information about the role of a Parish Councillor, please speak to any of our Councillors or the Clerk.