Vacancy on the Council to be filled by co-option

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A casual vacancy has arisen on Silloth-on-Solway Town Council.  Written confirmation has been received from Allerdale Borough Council that no election has been called and the position will now be filled by co-option.

If you are interested in becoming a Town Councillor on Silloth-on-Solway Town Council please contact Wendy Jameson, Town Clerk by email:, telephone: 0777 5686857 or at the following address:  5 Burnswark Terrace, Solway Street, Silloth, Cumbria, CA7 4EF.

Applicants for co-option are requested to:  a) Submit information about themselves, by way of completing a short application form (a copy of the application form is below) and b) confirm their eligibility for the position of Councillor within the statutory rules (a copy of the Declaration of Eligibility is below).

Councillor Co-option Application Form

Declaration of Eligibility

Copies of the applicant’s application form will be circulated to all Councillors by the Clerk at least seven days prior to the meeting of the Full Council, when the Co-option will be considered.  All such documents will be treated by the Clerk and all Councillors as Strictly Private and Confidential.

The closing date to return the Application Form and Declaration is Friday 26 October 2018.