We now have a vacancy for a Parish Councillor, following the untimely passing of Kath Walters. Below is reproduced the official notice from DMBC, but, separately, if any resident in the village is interested in being considered for the position, please make yourself known to one of the existing Parish Councillors, whose contact details can be found in the Council, Members section of this website.
NOTICE OF CASUAL VACANCY
LOCAL GOVERNMENT ACT 1972
BURGHWALLIS PARISH COUNCIL
Pursuant to Section 87(2) of the Local Government Act 1972 and the Local Elections (Parishes and Communities) Rules 2006.
NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN:
1) That a casual vacancy exists in the office of councillor for the Burghwallis Parish Council
2) An election to fill the vacancy will be held if, no later than4 October, 2017, notice in writing of a request for an election is given to the Chief Executive of Doncaster Metropolitan Borough Council by ten electors of the Burghwallis Parish Council
3) The request in (2) above should be delivered to Electoral Services, Civic Office, Waterdale, Doncaster DN1 3BU. Any person delivering the notice by hand should report to the Business Reception desk and a member of the Electoral Services team will collect it.
(4) If an election is not requested as outlined above, the Parish Council will co-opt a person to fill the vacancy as soon as practicable.
NOTE: Any person who writes requesting an election should state the address at which their name appears on the current Register of Electors. Further advice can be obtained from the Electoral Services Office – Telephone 01302 734398
Clerk to Burghwallis Parish Council
137 Harpenden Drive
Dated 14 September, 2017