VACANCY FOR A COUNCILLOR
NORTH EAST WARD
NOTICE UNDER LOCAL
GOVERNMENT ACT 1972
VACANCY FOR A COUNCILLOR
PUBLIC NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN
that a casual vacancy has occurred in the office of Councillor for the NORTH EAST Ward of the
Town/Community of Broughton and Bretton following the resignation on 27th March 2018 of Councillor KEITH ROGERS.
1 Rule 5(2) of The Local Elections (Parishes and Communities)(England and Wales) Rules, 2006 now applies.
2 The rule allows TEN ELECTORS for the Community (North East) 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 on 25th April 2018
3 If no request is made the Community 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 Flintshire County Council, County Hall, Mold, Flintshire CH7 6NR
Dated: 5th April 2018
Clerk and Financial Officer
*There is no form of words for this request, which might simply be a letter headed with such words as “We the undersigned being electors for the [Ward of] North East Community, call for an election to fill the vacancy arising from the resignation of Councillor Keith Rogers”. It is helpful if the ten signatures are accompanied by printed names and addresses.
**In calculating the notice period, day one is the day following the date of this notice; a Saturday, Sunday, Christmas Eve, Christmas Day, Good Friday or a Bank Holiday or day appointed for public thanksgiving or mourning shall be disregarded, and the period closes at midnight on the fourteenth day after the date of this notice. Rule 5(2) of The Local Elections (Parishes and Communities)(England and Wales) Rules, 2006 now applies.
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