co-option notice


4TH October 2017

Withernsea Town Council is now in a position to fill the above vacancy on the Council by co-option.

It is the role of the Councillor to suggest ideas, engage in constructive debate, respond to the needs and the views of the community, represent constituents, behave in an ethical manner and comment on proposals to help the Council make decisions. You will be the ‘eyes and ears’ of the Council providing the first tier of Government nearest the electorate, whose goal is to represent the Town and its people and not to seek personal gain or pursue personal issues. If you feel you could make a difference in Withernsea, and would like to be considered for co-option you must be an elector over 18 and a UK citizen. In addition you must have for the whole of the last 12 months resided in or within 3 miles of Withernsea or have occupied land or premises as an owner or tenant in the Parish or had their principle or only place of work in the Parish. Please note Withernsea Councillors are not paid.

Please call in to the Town Council office for an application form and return to:
The Town Clerk, The Meridian Centre, 201 Queen Street, Withernsea, HU19 2HH.

The closing date for applications is 3pm on Wednesday Friday 27th October 2017

You will be required to attend the Town Council meeting on Monday 6th November 2017 at 7pm in the Meridian Centre, when the co-option will take place.

It is advisable to discuss the role of a Town Councillor with the Town Clerk on 01964 614984 or speak to one of the Councillors – contact details are in the latest edition of the Town Council newsletter or on the Council website

Mrs. J. Moxon MILCM
Town Clerk