Following the resignation of Keith Hooke earlier in the month, the vacancy has been advertised.
The Council will consider whether to continue with the co-option of a new Councillor at the meeting on 24 January or to wait until the elections in May. However, anyone interested in putting themselves forward would be very welcome to talk to either the Clerk or other Councillors and to come along to Parish Council meetings.
The elections to the Parish Council will take place on 2 May 2019. The Clerk has produced a briefing note about the procedure and time table which candidates may find helpful to read. Briefing note
For more information about the duties of a Councillor, please contact any of the current Councillors or the Clerk; the details are in the Councillors for 2018/19 page.
The Good Councillors’ Guide is a great start to explain Parish Councillor responsibilities.
And the Good Councillor’s Guide to Finance and Transparency is also really useful.