Nominations are invited to elect one councillor to Crewkerne Town Council. The nomination papers can be obtained from the offices of the Returning Officer at Brympton Way in Yeovil between 09:00 hrs and 16:00 hrs on any working day and must be delivered when completed to the Returning Officer no later than 4 pm on September 19th, 2018. In the event that the election is contested by more than one candidate, a poll will take place on Tuesday October 16th.
Residents are reminded that they must be registered to vote to take part in an election, if and when it is called. Applications to register to vote must reach the Electoral Registration Officer by 24:00 hrs (midnight) on Friday September 28th. Applications can be made online at www.gov.uk/register-to-vote Applications, amendments or cancellations of postal votes must reach the Electoral Registration Officer at the Council Offices in Brympton Way by 5 pm on Monday October 1st and applications to vote by proxy by 5 pm on Monday October 8th.
No indication has been given to the number of possible candidates for the vacancy of one town councillor, which when filled will remain in force until May next year when all councillors serving on Crewkerne Town Council, who have agreed to stand for another four year term, will be up for re-election.