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   Two Co-option vacancies on the Parish Council    18 March, 2014

Bath & North East Somerset

HINTON CHARTERHOUSE PARISH COUNCIL

 

Chairman:Mr Chris ClemenceClerk:Mr Geoffrey Parkes

SaddlersFriary Lodge

Hinton CharterhouseHinton Charterhouse

Bath RoadBath

BA2 7SABA2 7TE

01225 72200907813 981 984

Chris.clemence@hintoncharterhousepc.org.uk       Clerk@hintoncharterhousepc.org.uk

 

 

NOTICE OF CASUAL VACANCIES

 

1.
There are two vacancies on Hinton Charterhouse Parish Council caused by the  

expansion of the Council.

 

2.
Notice of the vacancies was given on the 24th February 2014. No request was made for a by-election. Accordingly the Council intends to fill the vacancies by co- option.

 

3.
To be eligible to stand as a Councillor applicants must be a European National,

at least 21 years of age, an elector and living within three miles of the Parish for

minimum of twelve months, or someone with land or a primary place of

business in the Parish. Persons who are declared bankrupt or if they have been

convicted in the last five years or if they have engaged in corrupt or illegal

activities are disqualified from applying.

4.
Applications for this position must be made in writing stating the relevant skills,

knowledge and experience the potential candidate could bring to the role for the

benefit of the local community.

 

5.
Applications must be submitted to the Parish Clerk at the address given above

to arrive no later than 10th April 2014.

 

6.
Applications will be considered by the Council at its meeting on Tuesday

15th April 2014 which will be held in the Memorial Hall, High Street,

Hinton Charterhouse, commencing at 8pm. Applicants should be available

for interview at this meeting.

 

7.
In the event of more than two applicant for the positions being received the

applications will be considered by the Council and the persons appointed will

be the ones receiving majority of votes of those present and voting in

accordance with the procedure set out in the Local Government Act 1972.

 

     Mr Geoffrey Parkes

      Parish Clerk

       Hinton Charterhouse Parish Council

18th March 2014

 

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