• Rainow Parish Council

Vacancy for Co-opted Councillor

Updated: Aug 10

Do you want to get things done and contribute to the well-being

of the community of Rainow?

We are a friendly Council of varied ages, genders and backgrounds who share a common enthusiasm for the beautiful Parish of Rainow.

The role of Councillor is wide-ranging, dealing with matters such as defibrillators and maintenance of public spaces to liaison with Cheshire East regarding highways issues and planning. We work together as a team, discussing and agreeing actions on local policies and issues affecting residents. Meetings are held monthly in the evening on the third Tuesday in the month.

ELIGIBILITY REQUIREMENTS: Do you meet the following criteria?

· British, Commonwealth or EU citizen

· Aged 18 years or over

· Meet at least one of the following: a) appear on the Electoral Register for the parish b) lived in (or within 3 miles of) the parish for at least a year c) main place of work is within the parish for at least a year.

The Council intends to fill this vacancy by co-option at the next full council meeting on:

Tuesday 18th October 2022 at 7.30 p.m.

(Deadline NOON on Wednesday 12th October)

Expressions of interest are invited from anyone that would like to be considered for co-option along with a brief background of your experience and why you would like to become a Parish Councillor.

For an informal chat about the role please speak with the Parish Clerk or Councillors (listed in the Raven or on our website). Details regarding the role of a Councillor and how to apply can be found on our website www.rainow.com or email rainowparish@aol.com


Expression of Interest in Co-option Form
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Vacancy for Co-opted Councillor 2022
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