Councillor Vacancies

 

Local Government Act 1972

West WARD OF THE PARISH OF KINGSTEIGNTON

NOTICE OF VACANCY IN THE OFFICE OF TOWN COUNCILLOR

NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN that a casual vacancy has occurred in the office of Town Councillor for the West Ward of the Parish.

The vacancy will be filled by the Town Council unless within 14 working days from the date thereof notice as indicated below is given requiring an election to be held.

An election to fill the vacancy will be held if notice in writing is given to the Chief Executive, Teignbridge District Council, Forde House, Newton Abbot, TQ12 4XX by ten local government electors for the said Ward requiring that an election be held in which event the election will be held within 60 days from the date of this notice.

Any such notice must be received by the Chief Executive by no later than Monday 3 September, 2018

TO QUALIFY FOR THE POSITION OF TOWN COUNCILLOR, A CANDIDATE MUST COMPLY WITH THE FOLLOWING:-

a) The candidate/s must be a local government elector for Kingsteignton Town OR

b) Has during the whole of the 12 months preceding, occupied as owner or tenant any land or other premises in the Town OR

c) His/her principal or only place of work during those 12 months has been in the Town OR

d) Has during the whole of those 12 months resided in the Town or within three miles of it.

Any interested person should contact the Town Clerk at the address given below no later than Friday 21 September, 2018

Kingsteignton Town Council, Council Offices, The Community Hall, Rydon Road, Kingsteignton, TQ12 3LP (Tel: 01626 364089 Email: clerk@kingsteignton.gov.uk

Office hours open to the public: Monday to Friday 9.30 a.m. – 12.30 p.m.

Dated this 13th day of August, 2018

Town Clerk to Kingsteignton Town Council.