Vacancy for Councillor

Published: 30 July 2020

Applications are invited from any person who wishes to be considered for co-option to the Parish Council.

Any person living within 3 miles of the Parish Boundary is eligible to apply.
Notice is hereby given, in accordance with Section 87 (2) of the Local Government Act 1972 that a vacancy exists in the Office of Parish Councillor for Knowlton.

A bye-election to fill the vacancy will be held if any ten local government electors for the said electoral area submit a written request to that effect in the manner prescribed below and if no such request is made the Parish Council will fill the vacancy by co-option.

Any request for an election to be held to fill the vacancy must be in writing and reach the Returning Officer at Dorset Council, South Walks House, South Walks Road, Dorchester, Dorset, DT1 1UZ not later than Friday 21st August 2020

Forms available from the Clerk to the Parish Council
Mrs Lisa Goodwin 01258 840935 or email