We currently have a vacancy for a Town Councillor.
An election has not been called so the Town Council is able to co-opt a new councillor.
If you are interested in applying to become a councillor please contact the Town Clerk (Amanda) on 01507 522957 or e-mail email@example.com.
In order to be eligible to become a Town Councillor you must be able to answer yes to at least one of the following:
You are registered as a local government elector for the parish of Horncastle and are on the current Electoral Register
You have during the whole of the previous 12 months occupied as tenant or owner of any land or other premises in the Parish of Horncastle
Your principal or only place of work in the previous 12 months has been in the Parish of Horncastle
You have resided either in the Parish of Horncastle or within 3 miles thereof during the whole of the previous 12 months.
You cannot stand to be a councillor if you:
- are subject of a bankruptcy restriction order or interim order.
- have, within the last five years been convicted in the United Kingdom of any offence and have had a sentence of imprisonment (whether suspended or not) for a period of over three months without the option of a fine.
- work for the council you want to become a councillor for (but you can work for other local authorities, including the principal authorities that represent the same area).