Two vacancies have arisen in the office of Parish Councillor for the Lingdale & Stanghow Ward of Lockwood Parish Council.
The official period in which electors can request an election be held to fill the vacancies is open until 24th July 2020.
Please click here to view the official notice of the first casual vacancy.
Please click here to view the official notice of the second casual vacancy.
Applications are invited from suitably experienced and qualified persons for the part-time post of Clerk and Responsible Financial Officer to Lockwood Parish Council. The hours of work are Monday to Friday 9.00am to 2.30pm (27.5 hours per week) with an additional 2 hours paid for each monthly evening meeting.
Acting as the Parish Council’s Proper Officer and Responsible Finance Officer, the successful applicant will require a working knowledge of managing finance, excellent communications and administrative skills, have good IT skills and the ability to use a variety of software. The Clerk must also have the desire to make a significant contribution by way of supporting elected council members to improve the parish and its local community.
Previous experience in a public sector environment, particularly Local Government would be desirable but is not essential. The successful candidate should be prepared to work towards obtaining the Certificate in Local Council Administration (CiLCA) qualification if not already qualified.
Terms and conditions of employment are based on the National Association of Local Councils (NALC) and Society of Local Council Clerks (SLCC) Contract of Employment. The post is graded at SPC 25-27 (£23,836 to £25,295) pro-rata.
Closing date for applications is Sunday 12th July with interviews to be held on Monday 27th July 2020.
Interested persons can obtain an application form by:-
* Downloading an application form by following the link below.
For more information please click on the links below.
This draft Addendum on the Standing Orders will be considered for adoption on 28th May 2020.
The Local Authorities and Police and Crime Panels (Coronavirus) (Flexibility of Local Authority Police and Crime Panel Meetings) (England and Wales) Regulations 2020 allow local councils to hold remote meetings. The regulations give automatic authority to hold remote meetings and amend standing orders as required.
These regulations remain in force until May 7th, 2021 or earlier if repealed, and require a number of temporary changes to Standing Orders.
To see full document click here.
Come and represent your village as a Lockwood Parish Councillor for Lingdale & Stanghow.
Join our team of friendly members from across the Lockwood parish at our pro-active and modern council which deals with all matters concerning our wards at our monthly meetings (10 meetings per year).
This is an opportunity for you to get involved in shaping the future of your local community and make a difference.
No prior experience required. You will receive guidelines and the existing members will readily help you to learn all about your role.
It was confirmed that the Klondike Grand Prix due to be held in April has been cancelled. Further details will be shown here if the event is rearranged.
Please note that Lockwood Parish Council Allotments remain open to Tenants. We are following current guidance from Central Government, and at the present time there is no directive to close Allotment Sites.
We would like to remind tenants to observe Government Guidelines regarding social distancing, which can be found here.
There is also good advice available from the National Society of Allotment and Leisure Gardeners, which can be found here.
If any of the above changes, further updates will be shown here.