NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN
that following the resignation of Cllr Jeffrey Dowson, a casual vacancy has arisen in the Office of Councillor for Chew Stoke Parish Council.
If, within 14 days* after the date of this notice (i.e. no later than Wednesday 17 February 2021), a request for an election to fill the said vacancy is made in writing to the Returning Officer, Bath & North East Somerset Council, Guildhall, High Street, Bath, BA1 5AW, by TEN electors for Chew Stoke Parish Council, an election will be held to fill the said vacancy, otherwise the vacancy will be filled by co-option.
The request must be signed by ten persons who, at the time of the request, are listed on the electoral register as local government electors for Chew Stoke Parish Council. The ten signatures should be accompanied by printed names, addresses and, if known, electoral numbers.
Under the Coronavirus Act 2020, if an election is called, it will not take place until May 2021.
Dated: Thursday 28 January 2021
* In computing any period of time for this purpose a Saturday, Sunday, Christmas Eve, Christmas Day, Good Friday, bank holiday or day appointed for public thanksgiving or mourning shall be disregarded.