NOTICE OF CO-OPTION FOR A COUNCILLOR IN OLDCASTLE WARD Bridgend Town Council currently has a vacancy for a Councillor for the Oldcastle ward which will be filled through the process of co-option. Co-opted Councillors have exactly the same rights and responsibilities as Councillors who obtain office through election.
Councillors are expected to attend the monthly meetings of the Council and can also be appointed to serve on a number of Committees. The role is varied and enables local people to use their skills and experience to enhance the work undertaken by the Council for the benefit of the local community.
Bridgend Town Council wishes to invite interested and eligible people to submit their applications for the role of Councillor by way of an application form outlining the following:
- the contribution you believe you could make to the work of the Council;
- the personal qualities that you would bring to the role;
- confirmation of your availability for attending meetings
The web-link to check your eligibility to become a Councillor is https://www.electoralcommission.org.uk/i-am-a/candidate-or-agent/parish-and-community-council-elections-wales
The web-link to access the application form is
Please make sure that you include your home address, telephone number and e-mail address in your application form.
All members of the community are welcome to apply. The Council is committed to achieving a balanced composition of Councillors that reflects the community of Bridgend.
Closing date for applications: Tuesday 11th April 2023
Applications will be considered at the Council meeting on 17th April 2023
Further information about this vacancy and details regarding the process for selecting a person for co-option, may be obtained from The Town Clerk.
Please return your completed application form to The Town Clerk, Bridgend Town Council, Carnegie House, Wyndham Street, Bridgend, CF31 1EF or e‐mail to email@example.com