NOTICE OF CASUAL VACANCY
TO BE FILLED BY CO-OPTION
PLUCKLEY PARISH COUNCIL
Notice of Casual vacancy to be filled by co-option.
The Returning Officer at the office of the Borough Council has confirmed that the regulation 10 requests from electors has not been fulfilled and the Council can now fill the casual vacancy by co-option.
NOTICE is hereby given that pursuant to Rule 8 of the Local Elections (Parishes and Communities) Rule 1986 the council will fill the casual vacancy by co-option.
The council may co-opt any person who is legally qualified to hold such office, and who is willing to serve provided they are a British citizen, or a citizen of the Commonwealth or the European Union, and are neither the subject of a bankruptcy restriction order or interim order or have, within five years before the day of the election, been convicted in the United Kingdom of any offence and have had a prison sentence (whether suspended or not) for a period of over three months without the option of a fine.
Provided the person also satisfies at least ONE of the following they may be apply.
- They are registered as a local government elector for the parish
- They have during the whole of the preceding twelve months occupied as owner or tenant, any land or premises in the parish
- Their principal or only place of work during the preceding twelve months has been in the parish
- They have during the whole of the preceding twelve months resided in the parish or within 4.8 km of it
They must also be 18 years or older on the day they become nominated for election.
Written expressions of interest from persons wishing to serve as a councillor need to be submitted to the Clerk of the council within 21 days of the date of this notice (excluding Saturdays, Sundays).
The closing date for the written submission interest is 3rd March 2017 and following that date the council will fill the casual vacancy by co-option.
Date 2nd February 2017
Caroline Levett, Clerk to Pluckley Parish Council
Email : [email protected]
Address :9 Ashenden, Smarden, Kent, TN27 8RT
Neighbourhood Plan Referendum – Pluckley votes Yes.
In the referendum yesterday, 88.2% of residents voted in support of the Pluckley Neighbourhood Plan being used to help Ashford BC make decisions on future planning applications. It will now go before Ashford’s full council to be adopted.
NOTICE OF VACANCY
IN OFFICE OF COUNCILLOR
PARISH OF PLUCKLEY
NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN
that due to the resignation of Paul Smith, a vacancy has arisen in the Office of Councillor for the Parish Council.
If by 24 January, 2017 (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 at the Civic Centre, Tannery Lane, Ashford, Kent , TN23 1PL by TEN electors for the said Parish, an election will be held to fill the said vacancy, otherwise the vacancy will be filled by co-option.
If an election is called, it will take place not later than 28 March, 2017.
Clerk to the Parish Council
Ms C Levett
The long awaited upgrade has now been completed for the whole village.
All four cabinets are now connected and you should be able to contact your internet service provide (ISP) and place an order for the new service.
UK Power Networks’ Priority Register
For information on how to register please click on the Attachment : UK Power Networks Priority Register which aims to identify vulnerable people in the event of a power cut and assist with any help.
Friday 2nd December 5pm