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New Councillor position

26 October 2017 - 5:45pm

Casual vacancy for a councillor

Queen’s Park Community Council wishes to fill a vacancy that has arisen for a councillor from November 2017 until May 2018.

This represents an exceptional opportunity to represent your local community and help bring about change. You will need to be prepared to give up a little of your time each week and will be expected to attend council meetings. These take place in the evenings and are usually held monthly. You will also have the chance to represent the interests of local people and influence decisions through the council’s various working groups.

Councillors have to be 18 years or older. The role is unpaid, although certain allowances are payable.

If you are interested to find out what is involved, without necessarily making a commitment, please contact the Chief Officer, Kevin Harris, using the contact details below. We would be very pleased to hear from you!

Prospective candidates are asked to send a one-page written application by 5pm on Wednesday 8 November, in two parts:

·      About themselves and their connection to the area

·      What they feel they could contribute to the governance of Queen’s Park.

Applicants will then be invited to a pre-meeting of Council on 15 November 2017 at 18:00, to give a short presentation and answer questions; the successful candidate then to attend Council meeting at 18:30.

For an informal discussion, or to submit an application by email or on paper, please contact:

Kevin Harris, Chief Officer

chiefofficer@queensparkcommunitycouncil.gov.uk

0773 042 9993

0208960 5644

Queen’s Park Community Council

Office 1, Beethoven Centre, Third Avenue

London W10 4JL

26 October 2017