The Returning Officer of Telford & Wrekin Council has confirmed that Rule 5(2) of The Local Elections (Parishes and Communities) (England and Wales) Rules, 2006 requests from electors has not been fulfilled and the Council can now fill the three (3) casual vacancies by co-option.
Casual Vacancy (a) Malinslee Ward
Casual Vacancy (b) Malinslee Ward
Casual Vacancy (c) Dawley Ward
If you are interested in being a councillor you can download the following document that gives you an insight into what it entails: http://www.nalc.gov.uk/library/publications/804-it-takes-all-sorts/file or contact the Town Clerk for a paper copy.
Written expressions of interest from persons wishing to serve as a councillor need to be submitted to the Town Clerk by no later than 3.00 pm on Friday 28th August 2020.
Prospective candidates are asked to include in their expression of interest a short personal statement giving the reasons for being interested in joining the Town Council and what particular set of skills and experience they feel they can bring to the role. Prospective candidates are also asked to indicate within the expression of interest which casual vacancy they wish to be consider for, this may be just one but can be more than one or all three.
All expressions of interest will be considered by Councillors at Great Dawley Town Council at a meeting specifically called with a view to filling the casual vacancies by co-option. Any person(s) who express an interest will be invited to this meeting and must be available to attend this Council meeting to answer any questions raised by Councillors. Notice of this meeting will be advised 7 days in advance.
Due to the current Covid-19 pandemic and the changes in legislation dated 7th April 2020, the Local Authorities and Police and Crime Panels (Coronavirus) (Flexibility of Local Authority and Police and Crime Panel Meetings) (England and Wales) Regulations 2020, allows for all local authority meetings to be held remotely, either by video or telephone conferencing, live streaming or web chat.
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