Community Council Election Notice – August 2018

Election Polling Station

Election Polling Station

Nominations are invited from residents who are 16 years or over to join Garnethill Community Council

1. Qualification

Anyone over 16 years of age who resides within the Community Council boundary area can stand for election. All that is required is that the candidate, proposer and seconders’ names appear on the Electoral Register.

For those whose names do not appear on the Electoral Register e.g. 16 or 17 year olds, a supplementary form to be accompanied with original documentation which confirms place of residence, can be obtained from Glasgow City Council (see below). This form should be returned by 12 noon on Friday 3rd August 2018.

2. Vacancies

There are currently 2 vacancies being advertised for Garnethill Community Council.

3. Closing Date

Valid nomination forms must be submitted to Glasgow City Council (see below) by 12 noon on Friday 3rd August 2018.

4. Filling Vacancies

Contested:

Should more than 2 valid nominations be submitted to Glasgow City Council a secret ballot will be held in the Multicultural Hall, Rose Street, Glasgow commencing at 5.30pm and finishing at 8.30pm on Tuesday 14th August 2018.

Qualifying residents* will be entitled to cast up to 2 votes during the ballot opening hours 5.30pm – 8.30pm. A list of candidates will be publicly advertised before the secret ballot. The results of the secret ballot will be confirmed at the next scheduled meeting of the community council.

*To vote at a community council election, residents’ names and addresses must appear on the Electoral Register or be confirmed using a supplementary form (see Qualification above).

Uncontested:

Should 2 or less valid nominations be submitted to Glasgow City Council, the candidates will be elected unopposed at the meeting of Garnethill Community Council on Tuesday 14th August 2018 at 7.30pm in the Multicultural Hall, Rose Street, Glasgow.

Democratic Services
Partnership & Development
Community Councils
Glasgow City Council
City Chambers
82 George Square
Glasgow G2 1DU

Tel. 0141 287 0060

Garnethill Nomination Form August 2018

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