PUBLIC NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN that a casual vacancy has occurred in the office of Councillor for the Parish Council.
Rule 5(2) of The Local Elections (Parishes and Communities) (England and Wales) Rules, 2006 now applies.
The rule allows for ten local government electors for the Itchen Valley Parish Council to request the Returning Officer to hold an election to fill the vacancy. That request must be made within fourteen days excluding dies non.
The fourteen-day notice period ends on 12 February 2020.
If a request for an election to fill the said vacancy is made in writing to the Returning Officer, by TEN electors for the said Parish, an election will be held to fill the said vacancy.
If a request to hold an election is not received during the permitted time period 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. This will occur at the Full Council Meeting on the 5th March 2020
This notice is dated 22 day of JANUARY