NOTICE UNDER LOCAL GOVERNMENT ACT, 1972 (Section 87(2))
VACANCY FOR A COUNCILLOR
PUBLIC NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN
that a casual vacancy has occurred in the office of Councillor for the PETTON WARD of COCKSHUTT CUM PETTON PARISH COUNCIL following the resignation on 13th July 2018 of Councillor Baumgartl
Rule 5(2) of The Local Elections (Parishes and Communities) (England and Wales) Rules, 2006 now applies.
The rule allows TEN ELECTORS for the ward of Petton in the parish of Cockshutt cum Petton in which the casual vacancy has arisen to request the Returning Officer to hold an election to fill the vacancy. That request must be made within FOURTEEN DAYS, calculated in accordance with the rules, of the date of this notice.
The fourteen-day period ends at midnight on Thursday, 1st November 2018
What if a request to hold an election is not received during the permitted time?
Rule 5(5) of the above Rules will apply. The Parish Council must, as soon as practicable after the expiry of the fourteen-day period, co-opt a person to fill the vacancy.
The Returning Officer’s address is:
Electoral Services, Shropshire Council,
The Shirehall, Abbey Foregate, Shrewsbury, Shropshire SY2 6ND
The telephone number for further guidance is 0345 678 9015.
Clerk to Cockshutt Cum Petton Parish Council
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