Weston Longville Parish Council is looking to co-opt a new parish councillor to fill a vacancy and we would love to hear from you if you fit the following criteria and would like to make a real difference in your community. Please contact either the parish clerk or any councillor for any more detail.
To apply please provide the Parish Clerk with a paragraph about yourself by 5pm on Friday 9 November. The co-option will take place at the meeting being held on Monday 12November, 7.30pm, in The Hall for All.
You should consider becoming a parish or town councillor if:
-You would like to do something positive for your community
-You would like to spend your time productively
-You can think, listen and act locally
To become a councillor, you must satisfy the following criteria on the day you are co-opted:
-be at least 18 years of age
-be a British citizen, a qualifying citizen of a Commonwealth country, a citizen of the Irish Republic, or a citizen of another member state of the European Union
You must also meet at least one of the four following qualifications on the day you are co-opted:
-be registered as a local government elector for the local authority area in which you are standing
-have occupied as an owner or a tenant any land or premises in the local authority area in which you are standing during the whole of the 12 months before the day you are nominated
-have had your main or only place of work during the last 12 months in the local authority area in which you are standing
-have lived in the local authority area in which you are standing during the whole of the last 12 months