Councillor Vacancy: (to be filled by Co-Option)

WOULD YOU LIKE TO BE A TOWN COUNCILLOR AND HELP TO MAKE THE PARISH OF BEDALE A BETTER PLACE TO LIVE?

A vacancy has arisen on Bedale Town Council

The Council is to fill the vacancy by co-option, which is a process whereby the Council considers applications from interested persons and then selects someone to fill the seat.

If you are interested in becoming a Councillor, please write to the Town Council and include a few details about your background and explaining briefly why you would like to join the Council.

To be eligible for co-option you must be a British, Commonwealth, Irish or European citizen and on the day of nomination be 18 years of age or over.  In addition you must meet at least one of the following criteria:
  • Be on the electoral register for the parish
  • For the previous 12 months, have owned or tenanted land or premises in the parish
  • For the previous 12 months, had a principal or only place of work in the parish
  • For the previous 12 months, resided in the parish or within 3 miles of it

 If you would like any further information about the role, please see below or contact the Clerk to the Council

 

Further information about Bedale Town Council and the Co-option Process

Good Councillors Guide 2017 (pdf document)

Bedale Town Council Contact

Town Clerk

Address:

Bedale Town Council
Bedale Hall
Bedale
DL8 1AA

Tel: 01677 427949

Email: clerk@bedale-tc.gov.uk

Office Opening Hours: Tuesday and Thursday 9:30am to 12:30pm

Contact the Council