As your elected representatives, Charndon Parish Councillors are committed to representing the views and concerns of those who have elected them. Each member gives their time freely, working hard to understand local concerns, debate issues within council meetings and use their best judgement to make decisions. The role is not however limited to meetings, where issues are debated and decisions made, and being active in the community is an important aspect of the role.
A parish council must meet at least four times each year. Charndon Parish Council meet usually meet on the first Tuesday of each month, and always welcomes the public to join and speak during an open session at the start of every meeting.
No formal qualifications are required to be a Councillor, just the passion and commitment to make a difference to your community, and if you can say ‘Yes’ to the following the Council would love to hear from you!
- British or a citizen of the Commonwealth or European Union
- At least 18 years old
- Registered to vote in the area or have lived, worked or owned property there for at least 12 months before an election
If you would like to know more about the role of a Councillor please contact the Clerk, who will be happy to answer any questions, provide further information and perhaps arrange for you to shadow an existing Councillor.
The Council currently has no member vacancies and is always pleased to speak to anyone in the parish who might be interested in becoming a Councillor.