Notice is hereby given that by reason of the resignation of Michelle Boath, a vacancy has occurred among the members of Holmes Chapel Parish Council. Any person willing to fill this vacancy should apply to the Clerk in writing on or before the 10th December 2020. Application forms can be obtained by contacting the Clerk.
To qualify to be a Parish Councillor an applicant must be aged 18 or over and be a British citizen, a Commonwealth citizen or a citizen of a European Union country. The applicant's name must appear on the current register of the Voters List or the applicant should during the whole of the twelve months preceding the relevant date resided in or within three miles of the parish or the applicant’s only place of work during the whole of the twelve months preceding the relevant date is in the parish or the applicant owns/leases land in the Parish. The applicant must not be debarred from standing as a Councillor or have been the subject of bankruptcy restrictions order or an interim order. An applicant must not have, within the last five years, been convicted of an offence in the UK, the Channel Islands or the Isle of Man which resulted in a sentence of imprisonment (whether suspended or not) for a period of three months or more without the option of a fine.
All candidates will be invited to a meeting of the Full Council on 17th December 2020 where they will have the opportunity to present to Council. Please note this meeting will be held remotely via Zoom due to the current crisis.
PUBLIC elections cannot be held until the year 2023 but for the interim period election to the aforesaid Council will be voted for by the present sitting number of Councillors.
Clerk to the Council
1 Church Walk, Holmes Chapel CW4 7AZ
4th November 2020