Applications for co-option onto the Parish Council are warmly invited.
This position is open to eligible candidates who wish to take an active part in the decision-making process of the Parish and to represent the interests of the whole community.
Parish Council Meetings are held on the first Monday of each month (except August) at 7:00pm in the Old Boy’s Grammar School, St Michael’s Lane, Bolton-le-Sands.
Anyone interested in joining the Parish Council should write to:
The Clerk to the Council
No. 2 The Shore, Bolton-le-Sands, LA5 8JR
To arrive no later than
5pm Monday 31st August 2020
Anyone interested must meet one of the following criteria:
I. Be a registered local government elector for the parish
II. Their principal or only place of work in the twelve months preceding the day on which the person is nominated as a candidate has been in the Parish; or
III. Having during the whole of the twelve months preceding the day of nomination occupied as owner or tenant land or other premises in the Parish; or
IV. Have during the whole of the twelve months preceding the day of nomination resided in the Parish or within 4.8 kilometres (3 miles) of the Parish Boundary.
Disqualifications for being a Councillor include:
a) Being subject to a bankruptcy restriction order or interim order
b) In the previous five years, conviction for any offence carrying a sentence of not less than three months without the option of a fine.
c) Disqualification for corrupt or illegal election practices.