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Eaglesham and Waterfoot Community Council

 

NOTICE OF ELECTION

Notice is hereby given that East Renfrewshire Council has received a petition from residents in the Eaglesham & Waterfoot community council area as set out in the Scheme for the Establishment of Community Councils (amended 2015), seeking the establishment of a community council for that area.

Accordingly, East Renfrewshire Council is making a call for nominations for membership of the community council:-

There are 14 vacancies available within the community council area.

Persons wishing to stand for election must be resident in the community council area, aged 16 years or over and be named on the electoral register.

In addition to the foregoing eligibility requirements, the candidate, proposer and seconder must all stay within the community council area. Self-nomination is not permitted.

As part of the nomination process candidates are required to submit a personal statement of up to a maximum of 250 words in support of their nomination. Copies of all nomination statements will be published.

To stand as a candidate, a valid nomination form must be submitted to Council Headquarters, Eastwood Park, Giffnock, G46 6UG.

Nomination forms are now available from the Council Headquarters, Eastwood Park or by contacting Vincent McCulloch, Community Council Liaison Officer, on 0141 577 4645 vincent.mcculloch@eastrenfrewshire.gov.uk

Nomination forms can also be downloaded from pdf icon here [30kb].

The deadline for the receipt of completed nomination forms is

12:00 Noon, on Thursday 16th March 2017.

Should the number of validly nominated candidates exceed the number of vacancies (14), a poll shall be held.

Should the number of validly nominated candidates not exceed the number of vacancies, and the total number of validly nominated candidates is between 7 and 14, the said candidates will be declared to be elected with immediate effect and no poll shall be held.

Should the number of validly nominated candidates be less than 7, no community council will be established.

For further information, contact Vincent McCulloch

Jim Sneddon, Returning Officer, East Renfrewshire Council

16 February 2017

If you wish to access minutes pre-2013, please contact the Community Planning team on 0141 577 3499.


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