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Role of a Parish Councillor

  • Responsible Too: All people resident within the Parish. Regular LiaisonWith: Other councillors, local authorities and residents.
  • Period of Service: Four years with possible extension.
  • No Salary: This is voluntary position with some expenses abled to be paid in certain cases.
  • Main Purpose: Representing the views of all residents within your Parish.

As part of a local council you couldhave responsibility for running local services. (Examples, Children's play areas, Maintenance of open spaces). Deciding how much to raise through the council precept in order to deliver your council's services.

Influencing and shaping the long-term devolvement policy for the Parish and as part the planning process, commenting on planning applications in the Parish. Improve the quality of life and the environment in the local area. Working to identify issues which are important to the lives of the residents you represent.

Working to about improvements through local projects, lobbying other service providers and working in partnership with other Parises and agencies.There will be commitment on your part to use some of your spare time to attend monthly Parish Council Meetings and to attend Extraordinary Parish Council Meetings when the need arises.

If assigned receptibilities there will be commitment on your part from time to time to present any reports on your receptibilities back to the ParishCouncil.

There is possibility for personal training for your development as a Parish Councillor.By becoming a parish councillor, you become someone your community will look to for help, guidance and support.This is a brief outline of the position of a Parish Councillor. If you are interested in standing for election, please contact the Elton Parish clerk at: parishclerk@eltonparishcouncil.co.uk for an election pack.

There are strict time tables and paper work must be completed then returned to the Democratic Services at Cheshire West & Chester Council by 4pm on 24th April 2019. Phone the D.Sto make an appointment in order to return your completed paper work in person. Number:01244 977084.Perhaps come along to the next Parish Meeting which will be held at Elton Community Centre 7pm to 9pm on 8th April 2019.

Get In Touch

Contact our clerk
07871 614665

C/o Elton Community Centre
School Lane, Elton

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