Notice of co-option


Community of Ruthin

Section 116 Local Government (Wales) Measure 2011

NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN that Ruthin Town Council intends to co-opt FOUR members to fill the vacancies that exist in the office of Councillor for the above ward.
Expressions of interest are being sought from members of the public who meet the following qualifications and are interested in representing their community on Ruthin Town Council. You must be a British, Commonwealth, Irish or a European Union citizen and be 18 years of age or over; and meet at least one of the following criteria:*

  • registered as a local government elector for the area named above; or
  • during the whole of the last 12 months occupied as owner or tenant land or other premises in the community named above; or
  • your principal or only place of work during the last 12 months has been in the community named above; or
  • you have during the whole of the last 12 months resided in the Community or within 4.8 kilometres of it.

*Certain people are disqualified from standing and these include paid officers of the community council, anyone subject to bankruptcy restriction orders and those subject to recent sentences of imprisonment. It is the responsibility of the candidate to ensure that they are qualified to stand.

Clerk to the Council

If you want more information regarding the role of a Town Councillor please contact the Siân Clark, Ruthin Town Clerk – or 01824 703797. Applications are invited for co-option to the vacant seats from interested individuals who are qualified to serve as a Councillor. Please send a letter, outlining your interest in the role, together with pertinent information and CV to Ruthin Town Clerk, The Old Courthouse, St. Peter’s Square, Ruthin, LL15 1AA or to the email above by noon on Tuesday, 28 of June 2022.

See below a link to the ‘Good Councillor Guide’