Councillor Vacancy 2016
WOULD YOU LIKE TO BE A TOWN COUNCILLOR?
Following the resignation of one of our Councillors, Tiverton Town Council has a vacancy for a Town Councillor in Lowman Ward.
To be eligible you must be at least 18 years on the date of nomination and be a British Citizen, an eligible Commonwealth citizen or a citizen of any other member state of the European Union.
You must also meet at least one of the four other criteria listed below:
•At the date of nomination you are on the electoral register as a local government elector for Tiverton, and continue to be so;
•Have occupied as owner or tenant any land or other premises in Tiverton during the whole 12 months before the day of your nomination and the day of election;
•Your principle or only place of work during the whole of the 12 months before the day of your nomination and the day of election has been in Tiverton
•You have lived in Tiverton or within three miles of it during the whole of the 12 months prior to your nomination and the day of election.
You are disqualified from election or holding office if you:
•Hold a paid office or employment with Tiverton Town Council;
•Are the subject of a bankruptcy restriction ( or interim order) or a debt relief restriction order;
•Have within five years before the date of election, or since, been convicted in UK, Channel Islands or Isle of Man of any offence and has been sentenced to imprisonment (whether suspended or not) for a period of not less than three months without the option of a fine;
•Have been disqualified for corrupt or illegal practices; or
•Have been disqualified from holding office by a court or tribunal.
If you would like to find out more about becoming a town councillor why not contact the Town Clerk and find out what it is all about.
Applications should be made in writing to The Town Clerk, Tiverton Town Council, The Town Hall, St Andrew Street, Tiverton EX16 6PG. The deadline for applications to be received is noon on Friday 28th October 2016.