The Notices of Election for the District and Town/Parish elections on 2nd May 2019 have been published.
There are 11 seats up for election on Upper Rissington Parish Council. If you would like to stand for election as a councillor, nominations can be received between 9am and 5pm on any working day from 19 March through to the deadline of 4pm on 3 April.
Candidates are reminded that all nomination papers must be hand delivered to Cotwold District Council’s Cirencester office – delivery can be made by someone on behalf of the candidate if necessary.
The elections team will be available to check nomination papers as and when candidates arrive, and encourage candidates to wait while they do this – they will be as quick as possible!
If you have any queries relating to the nomination or election process, please contact the elections team on 01285 623002 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
More information about the elections and voting: https://www.upperrissington-pc.gov.uk/district-and-parish-council-elections-thursday-2-may-2019/
Please see the Notice of Uncontested Election for Upper Rissington.
The two candidates are now elected to the Parish Council without a contest.
The external audit for 2017-2018 has now been completed. The auditor’s final report and certificate have been published, and can be viewed here alongside the completed Annual Governance and Accountability Return (AGAR) – Sections 1,2 & 3.
The Notice of Conclusion of Audit details the rights of local electors to inspect the AGAR.
For guidance on local residents’ rights to inspect the accounts, please see the following guide from the National Audit Office (NAO): Local authority accounts – a guide to your rights.
Details of a by-election to fill the remaining two vacant seats on Upper Rissington Parish Council have been announced.
Nominations are now open and completed nomination papers must be delivered by hand to the Returning Officer at the offices of Cotswold District Council, Trinity Road, Cirencester, Glos, GL7 1PX by no later than 4 pm on Friday 25 January 2019.
If the seats are contested, then a poll will take place on Thursday 21 February 2019.
More details and a nomination pack are available below.
Please contact the elections team with any questions about the elections process: email@example.com.
If you would like to find out more about being a councillor, then the clerk would be pleased to hear from you: firstname.lastname@example.org.