27th September 2023
Peacehaven West Ward – Co-option opportunity.
Be a Community Champion. Be a Local Hero. Be a Councillor.
Have you thought about becoming a Town Councillor? As a local Councillor you can effect real change and stand up to do good in your community!
What does the Town Council do?
Peacehaven Town Council is responsible for a number of amenities throughout the town, these responsibilities include:
As a Town Councillor you can contribute towards the decision making process on the provisions that the Council offers, and influence the future of the town.
Who can be a Councillor?
Virtually anyone can! As long as you are:
Councillors are nominated by electors in the ward for which they’re standing; known as a proposer and seconder. Once you have your proposer and seconder you will need to complete a short form (available from the Council Office or by emailing the Town Clerk) which you will need to return to the Town Clerk.
Once co-opted, Councillors need to comply with a few basic requirements, including agreeing to a members Code of Conduct, Declaring of Pecuniary Interests, and completing some initial paperwork, including a declaration of acceptance of office.
If you would like to be considered for co-option as a
Councillor for the 2023 – 2027 term, please complete an
application form which is available by email
(firstname.lastname@example.org), or from
the Town Council Office, Meridian Centre.
The closing date for applications is midday on Friday
17th November. If you have any questions about this
role, please contact the Town Clerk on 01273 585493.