NOTICE is hereby given, in accordance with Section 87 of the Local Government Act 1972, that a vacancy for the office of Parish Councillor for the Parish of Kidmore End has arisen as a result of the resignation of Ms A S O’Reilly.
If ten or more electors of the Parish submit a request, in writing, the vacancy will be filled by election. Such a request should be submitted to the Returning Officer of South Oxfordshire District Council at the Council Offices, 135 Eastern Avenue, Milton Park, Abingdon OX14 4SB and must reach him by 11 December 2020. However, if an election is claimed, it cannot be held before May 2021, because of the provisions of the Local Authorities and Police and Crime Panels (Coronavirus)(Flexibility of Local Authority and Police and Crime Panels)(England and Wales) Regulations 2020.
If no election is claimed, the Parish Council will fill the vacancy by means of co-option at its meeting on 16 December 2020.
To qualify to be co-opted, you must fulfil at least one of the following criteria:
- be registered as an elector of the Parish
- own or occupy property in the Parish
- work in the Parish
- live in the Parish or within 4.8km of the boundary of the Parish.
Persons interested in serving as a Parish Councillor should send a brief biography (no more than 200 words) to the Clerk of the Council by 15 December 2020. For further information about the Council, contact the undersigned or an existing parish councillor.
R F Penfold
23 November 2020
30 Venetia Close