Would you be interested in becoming a Parish Councillor for Towersey parish?

Elections will be held on 2nd May 2019.

Councillors are elected every four years.

Towersey Parish has an allocation for 5 Parish Councillors on a voluntary basis plus the Parish Clerk, who is a qualified Clerk in matters relating to Council.

At each TPC meeting subjects are discussed, such as Planning matters, Finance, Budgets and other local matters which are addressed. The District and County Councillors attend TPC meetings when possible.

Application forms will be available from 26th March 2019 to complete and submit directly to SODC before 3rd April 2019 – you will need a proposer and seconder for your application.

All of your details will be published by SODC and will be in the public domain.

To qualify as a candidate a person must, on both the day of nomination and the day of the election, be 18 years of age and a British or Commonwealth citizen, or a citizen of the Republic of Ireland, or a citizen of another Member State of the European Union.

In addition, the candidate must also meet at least one of the following four qualifications, again both on the day they are nominated and on polling day:

(a) be registered as a local government elector within the parish; or

(b) have occupied as owner or tenant any land or other premises during the previous twelve months within the parish; or

(c) his/her principal or only place of work during the previous twelve months has been in the area of the parish; or

(d) have resided within the parish or within 4.8 kilometres (three miles) thereof during the previous twelve months.

For more details please contact SODC – www.southoxon.gov.uk or call 01235 422422