The Parish Council Needs You!
Crowcombe Parish Council Needs You!
Crowcombe Parish Council still needs volunteers to step forward and become members.
At present, Crowcombe Parish Council has 2 vacancies for councillors.
If you care about Crowcombe this is your opportunity to make a positive difference to your local community and ensure that this beautiful village has a voice within West Somerset.
The Parish Council
Crowcombe is a parish of over 500 residents that, as well as the village of Crowcombe, includes the hamlets of Crowcombe Heathfield, Flaxpool, Halsway, Lawford and Triscombe.
Crowcombe Parish Council is a body of 7 councillors elected by the parishioners of Crowcombe, and the parish clerk, and is financed through the precept which is collected as part of your Council Tax.
Who can be a councillor?
Anybody of voting age can be a councillor if they live, or their main place of work is, in the parish or within three miles of the parish boundary.
What do you have to do?
As a councillor, you are expected to attend six meetings a year (meetings are held on the first Thursday evening of every other month). This is the only commitment that is expected of you:
However, you can choose to become even more involved and take on responsibilities, help with ongoing activities and suggest future projects in the parish. You are not forced to do anything, you can do as much or as little as you want or feel that you can do.
Is there training?
Yes, there are training sessions held for new councillors to explain their roles in the community as a councillor.
For more information on any aspects of the role, please contact
Tony Brooks, the parish council Chairman, on 07818-484388 or
Melanie Catchpole, the parish clerk, at firstname.lastname@example.org