Parish Clerk and Responsible Finance Officer required for
Timberscombe Parish Council.
Duties will include, taking minutes, creating agendas, book keeping, correspondence and general administrative tasks required to run a parish council. Role also includes supporting the John Arlott Playing field and the Timberscombe Poor’s Land Trust.
Previous Clerk experience would be idea however training will be given. The candidate must have good computing skills and be proficient with word, excel and have an internet connection. Excellent organisational skills and an ability to be flexible is essential. All work is done on the parish council laptop.
Five hours per week including evening meetings at least 10 times a year.
Pay scale is £9.50 – £11 per hour, depending on experience. A working from home allowance is also part of the package.
Please submit your CV by Thursday 22nd April 2021 to:
NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN that a Casual Vacancy has occurred in the office of Councillor on the Timberscombe Parish Council.
Unless ten electors for the Parish give notice in writing by Friday the 19th day of March, 2021 to the Returning Officer,
Somerset West and Taunton Council, West Somerset House, Killick Way, Williton, Taunton, Somerset TA4 4QA,
requesting that an election be held, the Parish Council will, at a Meeting to be held on Monday 29th March 2021 at 7.30pm via Zoom, fill the vacancy by the co-option of a new Councillor.
Charlotte Hornsby Clerk to the Parish Council Hunt House, Honeymead Simonsbath TA24 7JX
Dated: Friday 5th March 2021
PARISH AND COMMUNITY COUNCILS
In the event of a casual vacancy occurring, the clerk to the Parish Council is required, in accordance with Rule 8 of the Local Elections (Parishes and Communities) Rules 1986, to give notice of vacancy. The notice must advise that any ten registered electors for the electoral area for which the vacancy has arisen, may, within 14 days of the notice of the vacancy, give notice in writing to the proper officer of the district council in which the Parish or community is situated, requesting that an election be held to fill the vacancy.
An election shall be held on a day appointed by the returning officer for the district council and must be a day falling within the period of 60 days (computed in accordance with election rules) beginning with the day on which the public notice of vacancy was given. If less that 10 requests to hold an election are received the parish council shall fill the vacancy by co-option.
NB If the vacancy arises within a period of six months before the day on which that councilor would regularly have retired, the parish council may choose to co-opt and any vacancy not so filled shall be filled at the next ordinary elections.
Tenders are invited for wildflower-friendly mowing, starting 5th April 2021 – 22nd October 2021
One over-all cut, then sensitive, selective mowing fortnightly through the summer.
Please contact the parish council via: firstname.lastname@example.org for more details. Tenders close 22nd March 2021
The next parish council meeting is on Monday 22nd February at 7.30pm via Zoom. If you wish to attend please email the clerk at email@example.com for a link to the meeting.
All details are in the Parish Council section of the Village website.
Monday 25th January 2021, 7.30pm via Zoom
Please go to the Village website – Timberscombe Parish Council and see the agenda on the ‘Latest Agenda’ page.