Notice is hereby given, pursuant to section 87(2) of the Local Government Act 1972, that a vacancy has been declared on the above parish council for a member to represent Hartford parish.
Any ten electors in the area may call an election by writing to: the Returning Officer, Cheshire West And Chester Council, Council Offices, 4 Civic Way, Ellesmere Port, CH65 0BE; requesting that an election be held to fill the said vacancy, such request to be made within fourteen days (not counting saturdays, sundays and bank holidays) from the date of this notice.
If an election is called, in accordance with the Coronavirus Act 2020 and the 2020 Regulations, Regulation 6 provides that an election to fill a casual vacancy that would have taken place in the period 16 March 2020 to 5 May 2021 (inclusive) will now take place on 6 May 2021.
In the event of no election being called, the parish council will fill the vacancy by co-option.
Applications will be considered at the next available full Council meeting or if considered appropriate at an extraordinary meeting of the Parish Council.