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VACANCY FOR A COUNCILLOR
30th June 2022

VACANCY FOR A COUNCILLOR

 

NOTICE OF CO-OPTION

 

PUBLIC NOTICE is hereby given that ONE VACANCY has occurred in the office of Councillor for the Westbury  Ward and Westbury Parish Council intends to co-opt.

 

You can stand for Councillor you are over 18 and meet one of the following criteria:

  • you are registered as a local government elector for your area, or
  • you have lived in the area for at least 12 months, or
  • been a tenant or landowner for at least 12 months, or
  • your main or only place of work has been in the area for at least 12 months
  • you have during the whole of the last 12 months resided in the community or within 4.8 km of it.

 

About Your Parish Council The role of your Parish Council is to work towards improving the well-being of its community and provide services at the most local level. They work to represent their local community, deliver services and strive to improve quality of life. Westbury Parish Council provides services, such as:

  • Maintaining Play Areas in Westbury and Yockleton.
  • Maintaining Playing Fields in Westbury and Yockleton.
  • Maintaining the Remembrance Clock in Westbury Church.
  • Street Lighting.
  • Crime reduction.
  • Consulting with Shropshire Council on many issues such as safety and condition of roads and road signs, litter bins, planning applications and flooding.

 

Councillors attending bimonthly meetings make decisions on the works and direction of the Council, this means deciding where money should be spent, what services should be delivered and what policies should be implemented. They are the voice of the people, representing the view of the people on bodies that affect the wider community such as the Police and Shropshire Council.

If you are interested in being a Parish Councillor then please contact the Clerk for further information and an application form. All completed applications must be received by 16th September 2022.

 

All candidates are welcome to attend Parish Council Meetings, which are held on the second  Monday of the  month when meetings take place. Details can be found on our website.

This notice is dated the 30th day of June 2022

Sarah-Jane Smith, Clerk to the Council

 

The Cart Barn, Worthen, SY5 9HT   01743 891438

During normal working hours only on  Monday, Wednesday, and Thursday.

Email: clerkwypc@aol.com   Website:  www.westburyparishcouncil.co.uk

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