Vacancies for Town Councillors

HAYLE TOWN COUNCIL CO-OPTION OF TOWN COUNCILLORS

The town council currently has three vacancies in the South Ward. Insufficient candidates stood for the recent town and parish election and therefore the town council invites suitably qualified persons to be considered for co-option. Applicants should read the following criteria before putting themselves forward.

Qualifications

(a) aged 18 years or over;
(b) be a British citizen, a citizen of the Irish Republic, or a citizen of a member state of the European Union;
(c) a local government elector of the parish, OR
a person who (i) has, during the whole of the last twelve months before he/she was nominated as a candidate, occupied land or premises as owner or tenant in the parish; OR (ii) has during the same period, resided in that area, or within three miles thereof OR (iii) has, during the same period, had his/her principal or only place of work in that area.

Disqualifications

(a) he/she has, within five years before his/her election, or since his/her election, been convicted of crime, and has had passed upon him/her a sentence of imprisonment (whether suspended or not) for a period of not less than three months without the option of a fine; OR
(b) he/she has been adjudged bankrupt, or made a composition or arrangement with his creditors; OR
(c) he/she holds any paid office or employment (other than the office of Chairman or Vice-Chairman) the appointment to which is made or confirmed by the parish council; OR
(d) he/she is disqualified under the provisions relating to corrupt or illegal practices (LGA 1972, s80(1), as amended by LGFA, 1982).

To be considered for co-option onto Hayle Town Council

CANDIDATES FOR CO-OPTION should either email or write to the Town Clerk at townclerk@hayletowncouncil.net or Hayle Community Centre, 58 Queensway, Hayle, TR27 4NX, briefly describing reasons for their interest, by no later than noon on 25 May 2017. Candidates will be invited to attend interview on the evening of 31 May 2017. For further information please contact the Town Clerk at the above address or telephone 01736 755005.

ELEANOR GIGGAL, TOWN CLERK

10 May 2017

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