Ware Town Council

Serving the Local Community

Councillor vacancy

Ware Town Council has a vacancy for a Councillor in Chadwell Ward. As no election was requested, this will be filled by co-option.

The Town Council is seeking expressions of interest from anyone who is eligible to stand as a Town Councillor.

To be eligible for office you will need to confirm that:

  • You are over 18 years of age.
  • You are either an elector or have over the last 12 months either resided, occupied land or premises or had your principal place of work in the town or within 3 miles of it.
  • Any bankruptcy judgements against you were discharged more than 5 years ago.
  • You have not within the last 5 years been convicted of any offence with a sentence of 3 months or more imprisonment.
  • Your name does not appear on the published list relating to corrupt or illegal practices.

Should you wish to be considered for this position then please send in a written request for consideration including the following information:

  1. Reason for wishing to be a councillor
  2. Previous community or council work
  3. Other skills you can bring to the council.
  4. How you meet the Co-opted Councillor Person Specification

Please note, it is a condition of being a councillor that a means of contact by telephone and/ or email will be public information.

Applications will be considered at a meeting of Ware Town Council.  Please send your written request by Monday 23 October 2017 to:

Jill Rowlinson, Town Clerk
Ware Town Council
The Priory
High Street
Ware.  SG12 9UT

Tel: 01920 460316

E-mail: townclerk@waretowncouncil.gov.uk

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