Vacancy for a councillor (co-option)

BAR HILL PARISH COUNCIL

  COUNCILLOR VACANCY (co-option)

COULD YOU MAKE A DIFFERENCE?

ARE YOU ABLE TO SPARE A FEW HOURS TO HELP YOUR COMMUNITY?

As a Parish Councillor you will required to

  • be a voice for the Community
  • help with the management and maintenance of the Council’s assets (buildings, open spaces, play areas etc)
  • attend monthly meetings of the Full Council
  • serve on Committees/Working Parties to help decide what activities to support and on what to spend money locally
  • be a consultee eg planning applications, health services, transport, and a number of other National, County and District issues and policies
  • help with fulfilling the Council’s statutory responsibilities

 

You will need energy, enthusiasm, commitment and a genuine interest in the future of Bar Hill, and a desire to make improvements for the benefit of our community.

 

You must be a British and/or commonwealth subject or European national or Ireland and attained the age of 18 years and

  1. on that day is and thereafter continues to be a local government elector for the area of the Authority; and/or
  2. has during the whole 12 months preceding that day occupied as owner or tenant any land or other premises in the area; and/or
  3. his or her principal or only place of work during that 12 months has been in the area; or
  4. during the whole 12 months has resided in that area; and/or
  5. during the whole 12 months has resided in the Parish or within 4.8km (3miles) of it

free of either a criminal record or bankruptcy (see also Section 80 of the Local Government Act 1972 regarding disqualification)

 

Please contact the Clerk on 01954 780456 or email clerk@barhillpc.org.uk for further information and a pack.  Expression of interest letters to be submitted by 31 March 2019 setting out your interest, skills and abilities to contribute to the role of the Council (approx. 100 words)