Collingtree Parish Council
Notice of 2nd Vacancy - 28th November 2017
Under section 87 (2) of the Local Government Act 1972, notice is hereby given, that a casual vacancy now exists for a second Parish Councillor in the Parish of Collingtree arising from the Resignation of Councillor and Vice Chairman Colin Stevenson.
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).
The Councillors are
Mark Underwood - Chairman (appointed May 2016)
Loss of Long serving member of the Parish Council - Trini Crake
It is with great sadness the Parish Council announce 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!
Trinis passing has meant there is now a vacancy on the Parish Council.
Please see details below.
Notice of Vacancy - 2nd October 2017
Under section 87 (2) of the Local Government Act 1972, notice is hereby given, that a casual vacancy now exists for a Parish Councillor in the Parish of Collingtree arising from the death of Councillor Trini Crake.
Long Serving Chairman retires from post in May 2016 and leaves the Parish Council on 31st October 2016
Councillor Malcolm Brice is 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 will ultimately leave the Council on 31st October 2016. This will create a vacancy on the Council for a representative of North Collingtree (Collingtree Park).
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 nine 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.