VACANCY FOR COUNCILLOR
NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN THAT 1 casual vacancy (Co-option) has arisen for the office of PARISH COUNCILLOR for the Parish of Evenwood & Barony
Anyone wishing to be considered should write or e mail the Parish Clerk by Monday 13 May with a letter or email explaining why they wish to be considered for the vacancy.
The following paragraph indicates some of the requirements for holding office as a Parish Councillor.
A person is qualified to be elected and to be a Councillor if he / she is a British subject, a Commonwealth Citizen or a citizen of a European Union state; is 18 years of age or over; has during the whole 12 months preceding that day occupied as owner or tenant any land or other premises in the parish, or his principal or only place of work during those 12 months has been in the parish; or during the whole of these 12 months has resided in the parish or within three miles of it. The person would not be able to seek co-option if they are disqualified in accordance with Section 80 of the Local Government Act 1972, or any decision made under section 79 of the Local Government Act 2000.
For more information please contact the Parish Clerk at the address below:-
Evenwood & Barony Parish Council
Randolph Community Centre, Evenwood
Bishop Auckland, Co Durham DL14 9RE
Tel: 01388 835588 Email: firstname.lastname@example.org
Signed …Martin Clark…. Dated: 11 April 2019
Martin Clark, Parish Clerk