Vacancy for Parish Councillor
PARISH OF SOUTH CADBURY AND SUTTON MONTIS Councillor Vacancy
If you are interested in contributing, representing and making a change in your local community this is a great opportunity to become involved with the decision making for the local parishes to help steer, shape and protect the villages for future generations. The Parish Council has ONE vacancy to fill by co-option and needs your experience, energy, passion and enthusiasm.
To fit around work and family commitments the Parish Council meets bi-monthly in Sutton Montis Village Hall at 7.30 pm. Additional meetings are occasionally convened as required to discuss ad hoc planning applications or urgent matters arising.
To stand as a councillor you must be
• over 18 years of age
• British or a citizen of the Commonwealth. You may also be eligible as a citizen of the European Union, however the criteria has changed now that the UK has left the European Union.
• On the Electoral Register for the council area for which you wish to stand
• A local government elector of the parish; or a person who during the whole of the twelve months before nomination as a candidate occupied land or other premises as owner or tenant in the parish; or has, during the same period, resided in that area or within three miles thereof; or has during the same period, had a principal or only place of work in that area
If you would like to know more please contact the Clerk, Chairperson or speak to a local Councillor.
Applications to be sent in writing or by email to the Clerk including a few details about yourself with a brief summary of your qualities, skills and experience relevant to the role.
Parish Clerk: Mrs Cherry Toop, Cobs Cottage, Compton Road, South Cadbury BA22 7EY Tel: 01963 440384