Leominster Town Council in search of new councillor

Ledbury Reporter: Leominster Town Council is in search of a new councillor. Leominster Town Council is in search of a new councillor.

LEOMINSTER Town Council is in search of a new councillor.

Following the resignation of councillor Benson Ferrari, a casual vacancy arose for the position and electors had until January 10 to make a request for a by-election.

However, since there was no call for an election by the community the town council now has to co-opt a new councillor.

Any interested person wishing to be considered must be 18 years or over and live within the statutory boundaries of the parish of Leominster or the statutory margin given to qualify.

If in doubt, interested parties can check with the town clerk.

You can write a letter to the Town Clerk at 17 West Street, Leominster HR68EP or email townclerk@leominstretowncouncil.gov.uk no later that midday on 12 February, stating what strengths you believe you can bring to the town council.

Candidates will then be invited to the meeting of the town council on February 17 when they will be asked to make a short address to the council on what they can offer.

Some questions will be made and the town council will then vote on the candidates.

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4:16pm Fri 24 Jan 14

LouisWalsh says...

now it doesn't take much to confuse me and sometimes things may pass me by.... but
"Since there was no call for an election by the community, the town council now has to co-opt a new councillor. "
I don't remember ever being asked if I wanted an election....
Has someone left our town council? If so who?
Does anyone out there have any answers? As the HT have, as usual, decided to post half a story
now it doesn't take much to confuse me and sometimes things may pass me by.... but "Since there was no call for an election by the community, the town council now has to co-opt a new councillor. " I don't remember ever being asked if I wanted an election.... Has someone left our town council? If so who? Does anyone out there have any answers? As the HT have, as usual, decided to post half a story LouisWalsh
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5:44pm Fri 24 Jan 14

TwoWheelsGood says...

The answer is in the second para.
The answer is in the second para. TwoWheelsGood
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9:46pm Sat 25 Jan 14

silentbull2 says...

Why don't they just save money and don't have one

Or

Get rid of the councillors all together and have in stead...

... a couple of people choose a list of options for the public to vote for 'let's say' every month or two at most??

No more paying for over paid prema donnas and the proper decision gets reached nearly every time

WHAT DO YOU THINK???
Why don't they just save money and don't have one Or Get rid of the councillors all together and have in stead... ... a couple of people choose a list of options for the public to vote for 'let's say' every month or two at most?? No more paying for over paid prema donnas and the proper decision gets reached nearly every time WHAT DO YOU THINK??? silentbull2
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4:13pm Mon 27 Jan 14

LouisWalsh says...

sorry, my bad, last week was a long week!
so basically - it's like a job interview then or whoever is friendly with the most councillors gets the job...
sorry, my bad, last week was a long week! so basically - it's like a job interview then or whoever is friendly with the most councillors gets the job... LouisWalsh
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11:46am Fri 31 Jan 14

SchizTroll says...

silentbull2 wrote:
Why don't they just save money and don't have one

Or

Get rid of the councillors all together and have in stead...

... a couple of people choose a list of options for the public to vote for 'let's say' every month or two at most??

No more paying for over paid prema donnas and the proper decision gets reached nearly every time

WHAT DO YOU THINK???
Town councillors dont get paid its all done voluntary.

Running an election every month to decide on options sounds a ridiculous amount of money. Aneyway who decides what the issues are? Sounds a recipe for chaos.
[quote][p][bold]silentbull2[/bold] wrote: Why don't they just save money and don't have one Or Get rid of the councillors all together and have in stead... ... a couple of people choose a list of options for the public to vote for 'let's say' every month or two at most?? No more paying for over paid prema donnas and the proper decision gets reached nearly every time WHAT DO YOU THINK???[/p][/quote]Town councillors dont get paid its all done voluntary. Running an election every month to decide on options sounds a ridiculous amount of money. Aneyway who decides what the issues are? Sounds a recipe for chaos. SchizTroll
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12:56pm Fri 31 Jan 14

s.cowell says...

I'm thinking of applying.

I think the town of Leominster needs someone young on board.
The town is so drab and stuck in the 70's.
We need more community projects, more parties and events on the grange.

OMG - i'm going to vote for myself.
Louis? Will you vote for me??
I'm thinking of applying. I think the town of Leominster needs someone young on board. The town is so drab and stuck in the 70's. We need more community projects, more parties and events on the grange. OMG - i'm going to vote for myself. Louis? Will you vote for me?? s.cowell
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3:35pm Fri 31 Jan 14

LouisWalsh says...

s.cowell - if it required a vote I would vote for you, but in the current circumstaces, would Mrs Cowell approve....
s.cowell - if it required a vote I would vote for you, but in the current circumstaces, would Mrs Cowell approve.... LouisWalsh
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