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Louth Town Council Co-option Opportunity

7th February 2023

Louth Town Council has a vacancy currently available to be filled by co-option in the Trinity Ward.  Council and Committee meetings take place on a Tuesday evening, generally once a fortnight.

Anyone interested in this position should visit https://www.louthtowncouncil.gov.uk/councillors/  and read the documents ‘About Louth Town Council’ and ‘Councillor Job Description Specification’. Following that, to be considered for the vacancy, please apply by sending a letter or email, registering your wish to be a Town Councillor, explaining why you would like to stand, what you feel you could bring to the Council, confirming how you meet at least one of the qualifying criteria (see below) and confirming your contact details.

Letters of application should be sent to the Town Clerk, Mrs. Lynda Phillips at Louth Town Council, The Sessions House, Eastgate, Louth, LN11 9AJ, email, Clerk@louthtowncouncil.gov.uk by 12 noon on 1st March 2023. Interviews for the position may take place at a Town Council meeting on Tuesday 7th March 2023.

Rules to qualify for co-option are:

• Registered as a local government elector for the Parish on the current Electoral Register.

• Has during the whole of the previous 12 months occupied as tenant or owner of any land or other premises in the Parish.

• His/her principal or only place of work in the previous 12 months has been in the Parish.

• Has resided either in the Parish or within 3 miles thereof during the whole of the previous 12 months.

Further information about the Town Council, along with the job specification of being a Louth Town Councillor is on the Council’s website https://www.louthtowncouncil.gov.uk/councillors/ or contact Mrs. Lynda Phillips email clerk@louthtowncouncil.gov.uk or call 01507 355895 for more information.