NOTICE OF VACANCY
IN OFFICE OF COUNCILLOR
Radstock Town Council
NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN
That a casual vacancy has arisen in the Office of Councillor for Radstock Town Council, Clandown Ward. The vacancy was caused by Cllr Robert Phillips’ failure to attend any meeting of the Town Council for a period of six consecutive months.
If, within 14 days* after the date of this notice (i.e. no later than Wednesday 12 August 2020), 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 Radstock Town Council, Clandown Ward, 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 Clandown Ward of Radstock Town 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: Wednesday 23 July 2020
* 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.