2nd May 2019

South Gloucestershire Council has confirmed that the Parish Council may co-opt to fill the Staple Hill Ward vacancy, following the uncontested election for this Ward.

If you are interested in serving as a Parish Councillor, please send a written expression of interest to the Parish Clerk, along with a short personal statement giving reasons why you are interested in joining the Parish Council and what particular set of skills and experience you feel you can bring to the role. Please also confirm that you consent for this information to be passed on to the Parish Councillors of Downend & Bromley Heath Parish Council.

Your name must appear on the current register of electors or you should, during the whole of the twelve months preceding the relevant date, have resided in or within three miles of the  parish or your only place of work during the whole of the twelve months preceding the relevant date is in the parish. You must not be debarred from standing as a Councillor.

Parish Councillors will consider submissions at the meeting to be held on Thursday 20 June 2019. We would encourage you to talk to any of the Parish Councillors or Parish Clerk about the role.

Candidates for co-option will be required to attend the full council meeting on Thursday 20 June 2019 (7pm at Badminton Road Methodist Church) to make a short, maximum five  minutes address to the Parish Council giving your reasons for wishing to be considered as a Parish Councillor.

Mrs Angela Hocking, Clerk to the Council, Parish Office, Downend Library, Buckingham Gardens, Downend, Bristol BS16 5TW

Email.      Tel. 0117 9567001


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