Councillor Vacancy

NOTICE OF VACANCY IN OFFICE OF COUNCILLOR WESTERN SPRINGS NORTH WARD RUGELEY TOWN COUNCIL
LOCAL GOVERNMENT ACT, 1972 (SEC. 87(2))

NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN that due to the resignation of John Williams, a casual vacancy has arisen in the office of a Town Councillor for Rugeley Town Council - Western Springs North ward. If, within 14 days (excluding Saturdays, Sundays and Public Holidays) after the date of this notice, a request for an election to fill the said vacancy is made in writing to the Returning officer by TEN electors from the ward, an election will be held to fill the said vacancy; otherwise, the vacancy will be filled by the Rugeley Town Council co-option:

RETURNING OFFICER
CANNOCK CHASE DISTRICT COUNCIL
Civic Centre
PO Box 28
Beecroft Road
Cannock
WS11 1BG

Dated this eighth day of October 2021
Signed: Hilary Goodreid
Clerk to the Council

In computing any period of time for the purposes of this notice a Saturday, Sunday, Christmas Eve, Christmas Day, Good Friday or a Bank Holiday or day appointed for public thanksgiving or mourning, shall be disregarded.

COPY OF NOTICE 

There are no staff vacancies at this moment in time. 

Eligibility Criteria to be a Councillor

Be on a local electoral register
Own a property or land in the area for the past 12 months
Work in the parish for the last 12 months
Have lived within three miles of the parish for the last 12 months

How to apply

Should an election not be called for by the community, the two vacancies will be advertised.  Should you wish to be considered for one of these positions, please write a letter describing why you would like to be on the Town Council, to: Rugeley Town Council, Taylors Lane, Rugeley, Staffordshire, WS15 2AA

The existing Councillors will then consider the statements before making a decision at a Parish Council meeting. For more information about this opportunity or to talk through any questions, please contact the Town Clerk, Mrs Hilary Goodreid on 01889 574074 or via email: clerk@rugeleytowncouncil.gov.uk
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