Local Government (Wales) Measure 2011,Section 116
Notice of Co-Option
NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN that the ARGOED COMMUNITY COUNCIL intends to Co-opt 5 members to fill the vacancies that exist in the office of Councillor for Argoed Ward (1) and New Brighton Ward (1) community wards following insufficient nominations at the Elections held on 4 May 2017.
Expressions of interest are being sought from members of the public who meet the following qualifications and are interested in representing their community on the aforementioned Community Council. You must be British, Commonwealth Irish or an European Union Citizen and be 18 years of age or over; and meet at least one of the following criteria:
• Registered as a local government elector for the area named above; or
• During the whole of the last 12 months occupied as owner or tenant land or other premises in the community named above; or
• Your principal or only place of work during the last 12 months has been in the community named above; or
• You have during the whole of the last 12 months resided in the community or within 4.8 kilometres of it.
If you wish to be considered for co-option for the vacant seats or want more information regarding the role of Community Councillor please contact :
Clerk of Argoed Community Council
Council Office, Mynydd Isa Community Centre
The Square, Mynydd Isa CH7 6UH
Or Telephone 01-352-751-490
Closing Date 31st March 2018
Dated: 25 October 2017
Note: certain people are disqualified from standing and these include paid officers of the community council, anyone subject to bankruptcy restriction orders and those subject to recent sentences of imprisonment.