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18th November 2021

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CASUAL VACANCY – HIGHLEY PARISH COUNCIL

 

 

A vacancy has arisen for a Councillor to join Highley Parish Council.

 

If anyone is interested in filling the vacancy can they please write to the above address before the 17th December 2021.

 

The person must be qualified by virtue of being a British or Commonwealth Citizen,

Citizen of the Republic of Ireland or European Union citizen, who has attained the age of 18 years and is –

 

A. registered as a local government elector for the parish, and/or who has

 

B. during the whole of the twelve months preceding the appointment occupied as owner or

    tenant land or other premises in the parish, and/or his/her

 

C. principal or only place of work during those twelve months has been in the parish, and/or

    has

 

D. during those twelve months resided in the parish or within 4.8 kilometres of it

and is not disqualified from holding office by reason of any disqualification set out in Section 80 of the Local Government Act 1972.

 

 

If you require any further information regarding the above please do not hesitate to contact the undersigned.

 

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ELLA PRESTON (MRS)

Clerk to Highley Parish Council

18th November 2021

 

9th November 2021

HIGHLEY PARISH COUNCIL

Vacancy for Clerk / Responsible Finance Officer

A vacancy has occurred for the position of Parish Clerk / Responsible Finance Officer to Highley Parish Council.

 

For this varied and interesting position, candidates must be computer literate and have internet access. Candidates need not have previous experience working as a Parish Clerk

or have knowledge of local government, as training will be provided. The ability to work on their own initiative and communicate well at all levels, is of importance. The need to be enthusiastic about making a difference and to have the skills to work creatively / negotiate, to ensure the best outcomes for the Parish Council and community is also essential.

 

The Clerk is responsible for the day to day running of the Council, preparing agendas, taking meetings minutes, dealing with correspondence and local government officials, managing of accounts,  preparing budgets, dealing with minimal VAT and PAYE returns and organising audits, administration of the Parish Council website and social media platforms. For applicants unfamiliar with these procedures plenty of help will be available,   

 

Attendance is required at the Parish Council Meetings held in the Severn Centre, Highley on the first Tuesday of each  month at 7pm (and any other extraordinary / committee meetings that may be arranged as necessary throughout the year.) 

The person appointed will be accountable to the Council for the effective management of its resources and will be responsible for all financial records of the Council

 

Salary will be based on  NJJC Salary pay scales depending on qualifications and experience

Hours of work 21 hours per week .  

For an informal discussion about the post please contact Ella Preston (Clerk/RFO) on 0176 861979

To apply, for this position  please email a letter of application setting out your relevant experience to:

 

Highley Parish Council : email clerk@highleyparish.co.uk

 

 

CLOSING DATE FOR APPLICATIONS FRIDAY 19TH NOVEMBER 2021

HIGHLEY PARISH COUNCIL

Vacancy for Clerk / Responsible Finance Officer

A vacancy has occurred for the position of Parish Clerk / Responsible Finance Officer to Highley Parish Council.

 

For this varied and interesting position, candidates must be computer literate and have internet access. Candidates need not have previous experience working as a Parish Clerk

or have knowledge of local government, as training will be provided. The ability to work on their own initiative and communicate well at all levels, is of importance. The need to be enthusiastic about making a difference and to have the skills to work creatively / negotiate, to ensure the best outcomes for the Parish Council and community is also essential.

 

The Clerk is responsible for the day to day running of the Council, preparing agendas, taking meetings minutes, dealing with correspondence and local government officials, managing of accounts,  preparing budgets, dealing with minimal VAT and PAYE returns and organising audits, administration of the Parish Council website and social media platforms. For applicants unfamiliar with these procedures plenty of help will be available,   

 

Attendance is required at the Parish Council Meetings held in the Severn Centre, Highley on the first Tuesday of each  month at 7pm (and any other extraordinary / committee meetings that may be arranged as necessary throughout the year.) 

The person appointed will be accountable to the Council for the effective management of its resources and will be responsible for all financial records of the Council

 

Salary will be based on  NJJC Salary pay scales depending on qualifications and experience

Hours of work 21 hours per week .  

For an informal discussion about the post please contact Ella Preston (Clerk/RFO) on 0176 861979

To apply, for this position  please email a letter of application setting out your relevant experience to:

 

Highley Parish Council : email clerk@highleyparish.co.uk

 

 

CLOSING DATE FOR APPLICATIONS FRIDAY 19TH NOVEMBER 2021

 

28th September 2021

HIGHLEY PARISH COUNCIL

 

NOTICE UNDER LOCAL GOVERNMENT ACT, 1972 (Section 87(2))

 

VACANCY FOR A COUNCILLOR

PUBLIC NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN

 

that a casual vacancy has occurred in the office of Councillor for  Highley Parish Council  following theresignation on 7th September 2021 of  Councillor P.Heath

 

Rule 5(2) of The Local Elections (Parishes and Communities) (England and Wales) Rules, 2006 now applies.

 

The rule allows TEN ELECTORS for the parish [ward] in which the casual vacancy has arisen to request the Returning Officer to hold an election to fill the vacancy.*  That request must be made within FOURTEEN DAYS, calculated in accordance with the rules,** of the date of this notice.  The fourteen-day period ends on 13th October 2021.                 .

 

 

What if a request to hold an election is not received during the permitted time?

 

Rule 5(5) of the above Rules will apply.  The Parish Council must, as soon as practicable after the expiry of the fourteen-day period, co-opt a person to fill the vacancy.

 

The Returning Officer’s address is:

 

Electoral Services, Shropshire Council,

The Shirehall, Abbey Foregate, Shrewsbury, Shropshire SY2 6ND

 

The telephone number for further guidance is 0345 678 9015.

 

This notice is dated 23rd September 2021

 

Signed:  Ella Preston. – Clerk Highlet parish Council.    91 Woodhill Road, Highley.  Bridgnorth.  Shropshire WV16 6HU

                                                                                                                       

 

*           There is no form of words for this request, which might simply be a letter headed with such words as “We the undersigned being electors for the [Ward of] … Parish, call for an election to fill the vacancy arising from the [death][resignation] of …”.  A template entitled “Request for an Election” is available to download from Shropshire Council’s website – www.shropshire.gov.uk - under “Current Council Vacancies”.  It is helpful if the ten signatures are accompanied by printed names and addresses. 

 

**          In calculating the notice period, day one is the day following the date of this notice; a Saturday, Sunday, Christmas Eve, Christmas Day, Good Friday or a Bank Holiday or day appointed for public thanksgiving or mourning shall be disregarded, and the period closes at midnight on the fourteenth day after the date of this notice. Rule 5(2) of The Local Elections (Parishes and Communities) (England and Wales) Rules, 2006 now applies.

 

17th August 2021

Highley Parish Council Chair Dave Tremellen, Highley Community Project members Hayley Davis Emma Carter and Diane Nichol.  Highley Parish Couuncil recenty purchased a freezer for this worthwhile and successul project. Thank you Highley Communty Project.