Parish Councillor Vacancy

We have a casual vacancy caused by the recent resignation of one of our parish Councillors. The notice below has been published for the statutory period ending 21st March 2024, and as there has not been a call for an election in that time, we are now able to invite nominations to fill the vacancy by co-option.

Please consider applying – you can find a brief overview of the role on our separate web page, Could YOU be a Parish Councillor? If you are interested, we will be delighted to have a chat with you, completely without any obligation, to answer any questions you may have.


Please click above (or scroll down) for the official notice with full details.

NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN that a casual vacancy has arisen in the
Office of Parish Councillor for the St Michael South Ward of St Michael
Parish Council.

If by Thursday 21 March 2024 (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 South parish 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: Friday 1 March 2024
………………………………….
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.