Casual vacancy for Parish councillor

Due to a resignation we currently have a Casual vacancy for a Parish councillor.

The required notices have already been served and the 14 day notice period has now elapsed so we are looking to fill the vacancy through co-option.

Eligibility For Office

To qualify for election, or co-option, as a Parish Councillor, and to hold such an office, an applicant must be:

A British, Irish or qualifying Commonwealth citizen, or a citizen of any other member State of the European Union and on the relevant day (that is, the day of nomination or election) have reached 18 years of age or over. In addition, they must meet at least one of these four qualifications.

  • On the relevant day and thereafter they continue to be on the electoral register for the parish, or
  • During the whole of the twelve months before that day they have owned or tenanted land or premises in the parish, or
  • During the whole of the twelve months before that day their principal or only place of work has been in the parish, or
  • During the whole of the twelve months before that day they have resided in the parish or within 4.8km (3 miles) of the parish boundary.

Disqualification

You may be disqualified from standing for election, or co-option, if you are employed by the council, have had bankruptcy restriction orders made against you or have a previous criminal conviction with a prison sentence of three months or more, and for some other reasons.

Applying for a Casual Vacancy

If you are interested in applying to be co-opted onto the Parish Council please contact the clerk in writing.

Parish Council Meeting, February 2018 – Agenda

Details of the business to be transacted at the Parish Council meeting is set out in the agenda.

January 2018 Parish Council Meeting – Draft Minutes

Minutes of the Parish Council Meeting – Monday 15th January 2018.

The draft minutes of the January 2018 Parish Council Meeting are available here.

These draft minutes will be approved at the next parish council meeting and become full minutes.

Parish Council – Public Participation

Information regarding Public Participation in the Parish Council meetings is provided here.

December 2017 Parish Council Meeting – Approved Minutes

Minutes of the Parish Council Meeting – Monday 18th December 2017.

The approved minutes of the December 2017 Parish Council Meeting are available here.

Environment Agency Update – January 2018

The Environment Agency have provided the following update on the Comprehensive Review of the Humber Strategy and on work taking place or planned to help reduce the risk of flooding to people and properties around the Humber Estuary.

January 2018 Humber newsletter

Notice of meeting – February 2018

Members of the public and press are invited to address the parish council during the Public Participation agenda item at the meeting to be held Monday 19th February 2018. The Old School, Blacktoft.

Details of the business to be transacted at the Parish Council meeting will be available seven days before.

Parish Council Meeting, January 2018 – Agenda

Details of the business to be transacted at the Parish Council meeting is set out in the agenda.

December 2017 Parish Council Meeting – Draft Minutes

Minutes of the Parish Council Meeting – Monday 18th December 2017.

The draft minutes of the December 2017 Parish Council Meeting are available here.

These draft minutes will be approved at the next parish council meeting and become full minutes.

November 2017 Parish Council Meeting – Approved Minutes

Minutes of the Parish Council Meeting – Monday 20th November 2017.

The approved minutes of the November 2017 Parish Council Meeting are available here.

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