Aynho Parish Council

Published on February 25th, 2020 | by Web Admin

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Join Aynho Parish Council

POSTPONED TO MAY 2021 DUE TO CORONAVIRUS

Every four years Aynho Parish Council is elected with nine residents appointed to serve on the Parish Council (PC) to represent the village and its needs, ensure continuity of key local services and, where affordable, improve the general look, feel and wellbeing of the village for residents. The annual precept is circa £25,000. Serving on the PC is entirely voluntary and there are no payments for attendance, etc.

During the past four years the PC has been instrumental bringing Gigaclear to the village, installing new conservation-style low-energy streetlights and improving facilities at the sports field.

This year the Parish Council elections will be on 7-May.

All current Councillors and any prospective new candidates will need to be Nominated. If there’s more than nine Candidates these will be added to the ballot on 07-May and, if fewer than nine, Candidates will be elected unopposed onto the PC with no ballot. 

All applicants must be a British subject or citizen of the Irish Republic, over 18 years of age and an elector, must reside within the parish of Aynho, or within three miles of it, or occupy as owner or tenant any land or premises therein, or have your principal or only place of work here, and must not be disqualified from holding office as a councillor.

The key dates are 01-April, the point at which any candidate can submit their Nomination Pack to SNC’s Election Officer and 08-April when Nominations close.

If you’re interested in joining the PC, why not attend the Parish Council meeting in March to get a feel for the type of work and decisions that are made as part of the role.

Or, contact leslie.leighton@aynho.org (chair) or Chris Wilson (Clerk to the PC –  clerk@aynho.org and 07887 548774) for more details. 

Also, click here for NALC’s guidance for would-be Councillors. NALC are the national body that guide and represent Parish Councils.

So, why not get involved and make a difference!

The Notice of Election has been posted on the village notice boards and nomination papers can be downloaded below, South Northants Council (01327 322106) suggest booking an appointment in plenty of time to drop papers off by you or a proxy where the forms will be checked. 

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