If you are interested in becoming a Town Councillor, please write to the Town Council including a short statement explaining the reasons you want to become a Town Councillor.
There are a number of qualifications and disqualifications for being a Councillor contained in Sections 79 and 80 of the Local Government Act 1972. Therefore, you will also need to complete and return the legal declaration of qualification to hold public office as a local councillor which is available to download from the Council’s website (in the Notices section)
The date of the Council meeting when the co-option is to be made will be is the 28 May 2019 at 7.00pm – if you apply you are invited to come along and address the Council if you wish.
If you need more information about the role of a local councillor the National Association of Local Councils (www.nalc.gov.uk) is a great place to start.
The deadline for receipt of statements and your legal declaration of qualification to hold public office is Friday 24 May 2019
The Town Clerk,
Meltham Town Council,
The Carlile Institute,
Office opening hours: Monday 1pm-4pm, Tuesday 9am-4pm and Wednesday 9am-4pm
Please note the office will be closed week commencing 20th May due to staff holidays.