Collingtree Parish Council
Notice of Vacancies
Under section 87 (2) of the Local Government Act 1972, notice is hereby given, that one vacancy exists for a Parish Councillor in the Parish of Collingtree arising from the Resignations of Mark Underwood.
When running at full capacity the full Council consists of seven members, all members live within the Parish. Three Councillors representing Collingtree North (Collingtree Park) and four Councillors representing Collingtree South (the original village).
Current Councillors are:
Owen Coop - Chairman (appointed 13th December 2017)
Penny Steel Vice Chairman (appointed 1st March 2017)
Daniel Mobley (appointed 1st March 2017)
Ian Hill - (appointed 14th March 2018)
Stuart Parsons (appointed 22nd May 2019)
May 22nd 2019 - The Parish Council welcomes a new member Stuart Parsons on to the council, filling the vacancy created by the resignation of Karen Hopkins. Stuart Parsons is the latest member to join the PC and was co-opted as Parish Councillor at our extra ordinary meeting held on the 22nd May 2019.
May 8th 2019 - Following the resignation of Mark Underwood a casual vacancy now exists for a Parish Councillor in the Parish of Collingtree. If you feel you have a few hours a month to spare and would like to get involved in the decision making of the Parish, Please consider applying for the vacancy.
Mark Underwood served as the Parish Council Chairman from May 2016 to 2019. Mark was a well liked and well valued member of the Parish Council. Mark brought about some significant changes to the Parish Council and to Collingtree Parish. He will be sorely missed.
March 2019 - Following the resignation of the Karen Hopkins a casual vacancy was created for a Parish Councillor in the Parish of Collingtree.
March 2018 - New Councillor Ian Hill is co-opted
The Parish Council welcomes a new member Ian Hill to the council. Ian Hill is the latest member to join the PC and was co-opted as Parish Councillor at our 14th March 2018 meeting.
Notice of Vacancy - 28th November 2017
Following the resignation of the the Vice Chairman Colin Stevenson a casual vacancy was created for a Parish Councillor in the Parish of Collingtree. Colin was a great asset to the Parish Council and will be greatly missed.
October 2017 - Loss of Long serving member of the Parish Council - Trini Crake
It was with great sadness the Parish Council announced the passing of Councillor Trini Crake. Trini was a valued member of the Parish Council and was very passionate about helping members of the community. Trini will be greatly missed!
Long Serving Chairman retired from post in May 2016 and left the Parish Council on 31st October 2016
Councillor Malcolm Brice was a long serving Parish Councillor and has served on the Council on and off for the past 22 years, stepping down as Chairman in May 2016. He was first elected as Chairman in 1994 taking a five year break between 1999 and 2005. Malcolm rejoined the Council and was elected Chairman once again. In total Malcolm has served a total of 16 years as Chairman and 6 years as a Councillor. Malcolm gave notice to the Council in 2015 that he wished to step down and left the Council on 31st October 2016.
The Parish Council appreciate all the hard work, dedication and hands on approach Malcolm has contributed in the last 22 years.
Mrs Shirley Wong - The Parish Clerk and Responsible Financial Officer is the only Council employee and has been in post since April 2015. The Clerk is normally the first point of contact with the Parish Council from the electors point of view.
Shirley has eleven years experience working as a Parish Clerk / Responsible Financial Officer. Shirley is a fully qualified Clerk after completing the lengthy CiLCA Course (Certificate in Local Council Administration) which is a National Qualification for Parish Clerks in June 2017.