Notice of councillor vacancy

Notice is hereby given that a vacancy has occurred in the office of Parish Councillor for Kelvedon Parish Council.

An election to fill the vacancy will be held if ten local government electors for the electoral area so request. Such request should be made in writing and must include name, address and signature. Requests must be submitted to the Proper Officer (Chief Executive) of Braintree District Council at Causeway House, Bocking End, Braintree CM7 9HB.

The deadline for receipt of requests is no later than 5:00pm on 30 May 2014.

If an election is not requested as aforesaid, the vacancy will be filled by the Parish Council as soon as is practicable.

The National Association of Local Councils has published a useful booklet: All about parish and town councils. It contains details about what parish and town councils do, as well as case studies to illustrate how a local council can make a difference.

You may also like to read about the role and responsibilities of Kelvedon Parish Council.