Vacancy for a Parish Councillor

STREET PARISH COUNCIL

NOTICE is hereby given pursuant to Local Elections (Parishes and Communities) (England and Wales) Rules 2006 that a vacancy exists for the office of Parish Councillor in the North Ward.  The vacancy will be filled by Street Parish Council at the meeting  to be held on 20th October, 2020.

Suitably qualified persons are invited to contact the Parish Clerk – Mrs. L.A. Ruff via phone 07539 414205 or email: street.parish@street-pc.gov.uk to obtain a form to be completed so that they can be considered for co-option to the Council.

NOTICE OF VACANCY IN THE OFFICE OF PARISH COUNCILLOR North Ward

NOTICE OF VACANCY IN THE OFFICE OF PARISH COUNCILLOR

North Ward of the Parish of Street

NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN that following the resignation of John Diment, a casual vacancy has arisen in the office of councillor for the North Ward of the Parish of Street.

If, within 14 days* after the date of this notice, a request for an election to fill the said vacancy is made in writing to the Returning Officer, Mendip District Council, Cannards Grave Road, Shepton Mallet, BA4 5BT by TEN electors for the said Ward, an election will be held to fill the said vacancy, otherwise the vacancy will be filled by the Parish Council by co-option.

It should be noted that, if an election is requested, a poll cannot currently take place until 6 May 2021 as a result of the Local Government and Police and Crime Commissioner (Coronavirus) (Postponement of Elections and Referendums) (England and Wales) Regulations 2020 and the Coronavirus Act 2020.

Parish Clerk

Dated :     18th August 2020

* In computing any period of time for this purpose the following must be disregarded:

  • a Saturday or Sunday,
  • Christmas Eve, Christmas Day, Good Friday or a bank holiday, or
  • a day appointed for public thanksgiving or mourning