NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN
Pursuant to section 87(2) of the Local Government Act, 1972, that a Casual Vacancy exists in the office of Town Councillor for the above Parish.
If within 14 days* after the date of this notice, a request for an election to fill the said vacancy is made in writing and delivered to the Returning Officer (Electoral Services Office ) at Bridgwater House, King Square, Bridgwater, Somerset, TA6 3AR signed by TEN electors for the said Parish, an election will be held to fill the said vacancy, otherwise the vacancy will be filled by co-option.
As a result of the Coronavirus Act 2020 and the 2020 Regulations, if an election is requested a poll will not take place until 6 May 2021.
Clerk of the Town Council
Dated: 25th June 2020
Clerk of Burnham & Highbridge TC
The Old Courthouse
Burnham on Sea
*In computing any period of time for this purpose, a Saturday, Sunday, Christmas Day, Boxing Day, Good Friday, Easter Monday, bank or public holidays or any day appointed for public thanksgiving or mourning must be disregarded