Councillor Vacancy

The Parish has 14 Councillors and a current vacancy.  All Councillors serve a four year term, and are normally elected in a single election. In May 2019, 12 Councillors were elected through a non-contested election. The vacancy will be filled via a co-option process at a forthcoming Council meeting.  Councillors give their time voluntarily and do not get paid a salary or expenses.

Interested in being a Parish Councillor?

If you are interested in becoming a Parish Councillor, please complete and return the co-option application form which is available here.

Completed forms must be submitted to the Clerk by noon on Monday 13 July 2020.

The Co-option will be considered by the Council at its (virtual) meeting on Monday 20 July 2020 at 7.00pm a held at the Parish Office, 2 Knowle Park Lane, Fair Oak.

Eligibility Criteria

To be eligible for co-option you must be a British, Commonwealth or European Citizen and on the day of nomination be 18 years of age or over. In addition, you must meet at least one of the following criteria: –

  • Be on the electoral register for the Parish
  • For the previous 12 months, have owned or tenanted land or premises in the parish
  • For the previous 12 months, had a principal or only place of work in the parish
  • For the previous 12 months, resided in the parish or within 3 miles of it
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