The Council currently has five vacancies for which it may co-opt.
It wishes to invite anyone eligible to consider whether they feel able to take part in the work the Council carries out for the benefit of the village and in helping influence decisions taken at higher tiers of government to ensure that the views and opinions of the villagers of Clavering are taken into consideration.
Parish Councillors strive to improve the quality of life within the parish. Examples of the tasks they undertake include the maintenance of village greens, public benches and public waste bins, managing the village allotments, commenting on local planning applications, and being a point of contact for parishioners in relation to local matters.
If anyone feels able to put themselves forward in this way please contact the Chair, Stephanie Gill (01799 550212) or the Clerk (07340 505410).
Similarly, if you would like information as to what this voluntary role involves in more detail and its impact on your 'spare time', do contact us so we may answer any questions.
We look forward to hearing from interested parishioners.
Please note candidates must be eligible to stand for the position, namely be aged 18 years or over, be a qualifying British, Commonwealth citizen, and be on the electoral role in the parish;
During the whole of the twelve months before he/she was nominated as a candidate, occupied land or other premises as owner or tenant in the parish;
During the same period, resided in that area or within three miles thereof;
During the same period, has his/her principal or only place of work in that area.
You cannot stand for election if you are subject of a bankruptcy restriction order or interim order, have, within five years before the day of the election, been convicted in the United Kingdom of any offence and have had a sentence of imprisonment (whether suspended or not) for a period of over three months without the option of a fine.