Following the recent resignations Akeley Parish Council plans to co-opt new members at a meeting to be held in Akeley Village Hall in November 2019.
Would you be interested in joining the Parish Council?
What does it involve? There are six formal meetings per year, plus responding to circulated documents and e-mails. Duties include taking responsibility for the village recreational field, children’s play area, allotments and street lighting, commenting on planning applications, attending meetings to represent village interests, applying for grants, spending the precept wisely, and more. You can find out more about Akeley Parish Council by visiting the village website: www.akeleyparishcouncil.gov.uk
In brief, to be a Parish Councillor you must be over 18 and qualify in at least one of the following:
- be a registered local government elector for the Parish
- occupied as owner or tenant any land or other premises in the Parish for the whole of the previous 12 months
- had your principal or only place of work in the parish for the previous 12 months
- resided in the Parish, or within 3 miles of the parish boundary, during the previous 12 months.
What should you do next?
For more information, or to discuss the vacancy, please contact the Parish Clerk;
To apply, please put your application in writing – including any information you consider to be relevant – to the Parish Clerk. Closing date for applications: Monday 18 November 2019.
Ruth Millard, 32 Campbell Close, Linden Village, Buckingham MK18 7HP Telephone: 01280 814739.