Slapton Parish Council is one of around 10,000 community, parish and town councils across England and Wales, made up of nearly 100,000 councillors. These councils respond to the local needs of the community, delivering services or representation for parishioners. [ find out more about the Parish Council ]
Slapton Parish Council is recruiting for a new Cllr by Co-option due to the relocation of an existing member.
This is an unusual mid-term election opportunity to become a local Cllr and contribute to our parish wide community. You will be supported in building yours skills and knowledge ahead of the 2023 elections. It is also an exciting time to join, as the PC are embarking on a number of key projects, including development of a Neighbourhood Plan, working with key Government Agencies on the Adaptation Plan for the A379 as well as the Queens Platinum Jubilee celebrations and upgrading the PC's website and increasing DCC grant funded services in the parish.
You can read about the work of the PC and CSG here.
You will need to be able to contribute around 2-3 hours a week to the role and attend the monthly parish council meetings held on the first Monday of the month at Slapton Village Hall. You will also need to be able to use Microsoft Office basic software tools such as Word and email. Full training will be provided for your role as a Cllr by DALC.
If you interested in joining our friendly and motivated team, making a difference to your local community and contributing to the future direction and management of the Parish, please contact either the Chair or Parish Clerk for an informal chat. Alternatively, forward a short paragraph to the clerk of reasons why you would like to join the Council and an relevant experience you feel may be of benefit to the role and parish by 5th June 2022.
Chair: Tel 01548 580496 / email firstname.lastname@example.org
Clerk: 01548 312090 / email email@example.com
Julie Hinder, Chair of Slapton Parish Council.