Update – 19th March 2019
If you are planning to stand as a Councillor and would welcome an informal check of your nomination papers prior to their formal submission then please book an appointment (these will be at the Town Hall in Weston), through Oliver Isaac (details below) by either telephone or email with the following information:
- Your name and contact ‘phone number;
- The total number of nominations that you wish to be checked;
- Whether these are for North Somerset Council (Yatton Ward) and/or Kingston Seymour Parish Council.
Update – 12th March 2019
North Somerset Council are offering an informal briefing for potential candidates in the Town Hall at Weston on Monday 18th March at 17.30. This will provide an overview of initial detail and key deadlines for candidates and electors, including:
- Notice of Election
- Nominations process and arrangements, and publication of Statement of Persons Nominated
- Poll cards and postal vote arrangements
- Polling day
- Verification and counting of the votes
Update – 10th March 2019
Being a Councillor – a short overview:
As a councillor representing your community, you will help keep Kingston Seymour it a great place to live and work.
You should have a positive outlook and a can-do attitude and be willing to work as part of a team.
You will be supported in your role and will undertake some training. You should be comfortable working electronically.
If you are interested, please read the below sections and email me (Steve Dixon – Parish Clerk) if you have any questions – email@example.com or use the Contact us form on this website
Update – 8th March 2019
North Somerset Council have now “branded” the application form and advice pack and that is now available here.
The closing date for receipt of nomination is 4pm Wednesday 3rd April. This is immovable and they must be delivered by hand to Weston Town Hall.
Please note that Kingston Seymour is not “warded”, there are seven Councillor positions available and, historically, “parties” have not been a feature in this Parish.
Update – 25th February 2019
North Somerset Council have published some information here: http://www.n-somerset.gov.uk/my-council/voting/standing-for-election/about-standing-for-election/
I have not yet received the tailored Nomination Form which they allude to.