The Parish Council has two vacancies for the south ward which can be filled by co-option. We are particularly interested to hear from parishioners in the hamlets of Lenham Heath, Sandway and Platts Heath.
The eligibility criteria are pursuant to s.79 of the Local Government Act 1972 (“the 1972 Act”)
Candidates should not be disqualified pursuant to s.80 of the 1972 Act. Full details will be provided on application.
The person specification suggests an applicant should have sound knowledge and understanding of local affairs and provide experience, skills and ability to work alongside fellow councillors and outside bodies.
The applicant should show an ability and willingness to attend meetings of the council (or the meetings of other local authorities and local bodies) in the evenings and events occasionally at weekends. Applicants should be flexible, enthusiastic with the ability to communicate clearly both orally and in writing.
The role is interesting and varied and full training is available. More details are available on the website lenhamparish.org.uk or contact the Clerk Margo McFarlane 01622 859682
(9am -1pm Mon -Fri) or if you prefer email firstname.lastname@example.org