Council Casual Vacancy Notice
NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN that a vacancy has arisen in the office of Councillor. There has been no request for an election, so the Council intends to co-opt to fill that vacancy.
Expressions of interest are being sought from members of the public who are interested in representing their community on the Community Council.
The Co-optee will be a local resident who is able to attend monthly evening meetings (3rd Thursday of each month) and occasional sub-committee/working party meetings. He or she will need to be able to work as part of a team but also feel able to express opinions freely. A range of training modules for new Community Councillors is run by One Voice Wales. (Note that some IT competence is important, since we hold meetings, at least for the time being, using video conferencing tools)
You must be a British, Commonwealth, Irish or European Union citizen and be 18 years of age or over; and meet at least one of the following criteria:
- be (and remain) registered as a local government elector for the community named above; • during the whole of the last 12 months have occupied, as owner or tenant, land or other premises in the community named above; • your principal or only place of work during the last 12 months has been in the community named above; or • you have during the whole of the last 12 months resided in the community or within 3 miles of it.
It is the responsibility of the candidate to ensure that they are qualified to stand. If you wish to be considered for co-option for the vacant seat or would like more information regarding the role of a Community Councillor, please contact the Clerk to the Council before Wednesday January 20th, 2021:
Wenvoe Community Centre
Old Port Road, Wenvoe, CF5 6AL