MAKE A DIFFERENCE BECOME A PARISH COUNCILLOR
Strensall with Towthorpe Parish Council is calling on all community heroes to step up and become a Parish Councillor.
What do councillors do?
Local councillors are the champions of their community who invest time in local issues to the benefit of residents and the neighbourhood. Councillors collaborate with City of York Council to adhere to local needs, and progress vital projects to invest in the future of the community.
What do councils do?
Parish Councils own/manage local assets such as allotments, footpaths, play area and open spaces. In addition it is a statutory consultee on planning applications within the parish.
How long does it take?
A minimum commitment of three hours per month to attend meeting, but you can become more involves in specific areas if you wish.
To be a Parish Councillor you must be:
• A British citizen, or a citizen of the Commonwealth, or the European Union
• 18 years of age or older
• Live in an area that is served by the council
How can I get involved?
Contact your Parish Clerk to find out more.
Tel – 01904 491569
Email – email@example.com