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Posted on: 18th May 2021 |

ST JUST TOWN COUNCIL

NOTICE OF VACANCIES

IN THE OFFICE OF TOWN COUNCILLOR TO BE FILLED BY CO-OPTION

 

As the Returning Officer received insufficient nominations for an election by the due date of 9 April 2021, those candidates were elected uncontested.  The Town Council will now fill the four remaining casual vacancies by co-option.

  1. NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN that pursuant Rule 8 of the Local Elections (Parishes and Communities) Rule 1986 St Just Town Council will fill the casual vacancies arising from the uncontested election by way of co-option.
  2. The Town Council may co-opt as a member any person who is legally qualified to hold such office, and who is willing to serve, provided he or she satisfies at least ONE of the following qualification categories: –
  3. is registered as a local government elector for the parish;
  4. has during the whole of the preceding twelve months occupied as owner or tenant, any land or premises in the parish;
  5. his/her principal or only place of work during the preceding twelve months has been in the parish;
  6. had during the whole of the preceding twelve months resided in the parish or within 4.8 km thereof.
  7. Expressions of interest from persons wishing to be considered for co-option (Why you want to be a councillor) MUST be submitted in writing to the Town Clerk to be received by 5pm Monday 14 June 2021. (Emails with attached expressions of interest are fine).
  8. The Council will consider all expressions of interest and successful applicants will be asked to attend an interview with the Town Council at a meeting to be held on Tuesday 15 June 2021 at 7pm.

For further information please contact the Town Clerk or Admin Staff on 07907039014 or 01736 788412 or at the address below.

 townclerk@stjust.org

DATED this 18 May 2021

Mr. Cas Leo

Town Clerk

St Just-in-Penwith Town Council

Library

Market Street

St Just

Penzance

TR19 7HX

 

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