The Elections Office at St Albans District Council confirmed in June that no election has been requested. The vacancy will therefore be filled in due course by co-option, in accordance with the Local Elections (Parishes and Communities) Rules 2006. If you are interested in being considered, or would like to nominate someone you know (with their consent!) please do get in touch.
Please note -all our Parish Councillors, including anybody appointed by co-option, will automatically retire at the county-wide parish council elections in May 2023. Some or all of them may choose to stand again at that election, along with any new candidates coming forward.
NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN that a casual vacancy has arisen in the Office of Parish Councillor for the St Michael Ward of St Michael Parish Council.
If by Wednesday 8 June 2022 (14 days* after the date of this notice), a request for an election to fill the said vacancy is made in writing to The Proper Officer, St Albans City and District Council, Civic Centre, St Peters Street, St Albans AL1 3JE, signed by TEN electors for St Michael Ward, an election will be held to fill the said vacancy.
If an election is not requested, the vacancy will be filled by St Michael Parish Council by co-option in accordance with the Local Elections (Parishes & Communities) Rules 2006.
If an election is requested, the election will take place on a date determined by the Returning Officer within 60 days* from the date of this notice.
Dated: Tuesday 17 May 2022
Julia Reading, Clerk to the Council
*in computing any period of time for this purpose, a Saturday, Sunday, Christmas Eve, Christmas Day, Good Friday, or bank or public holidays or any day appointed for public thanksgiving or mourning must be disregarded.