The Parish Council will consider the co-option of a person to serve on the Fishbourne Parish Council at the meeting to be held on 10th September 2020

Persons wishing to be considered and who are eligible* to serve as a Parish Councillor should notify the Parish Clerk in writing, under their own signature by 1st September 2020.

Prospective candidates may be asked to make a short presentation to the Parish Council on how they can contribute to the Council and the community of Fishbourne.

Maxine Warr, Parish Clerk

14th August 2020.

* A local councillor must be 18 years of age or over and a British subject or qualifying Commonwealth citizen, a citizen of the Republic of Ireland or a citizen of another Member State of the European Community

He/she must also fulfil at least one of the following criteria

  • during the whole of the 12 months before nomination, occupied land or premises as owner or tenant in the parish area
  • during the same period resided in the Parish or within 4.8 km thereof
  • at the time of nomination be registered as a local government elector for the administrative area of the Parish.

The person should not be disqualified from being elected by reason of any disqualification set out in Section 80 of the Local Government Act 1972, or any decision made under section 79 of the Local Government Act 2000.

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