Council to consider five applications for two casual members

Uckfield Town Council have received five applications for the two casual vacancies on Uckfield Town Council.

Two applications were received for the ward of Uckfield Ridgewood:

Mr Peter Selby & Mrs Karen Bedwell.

Three applications were received for the ward of Uckfield North:

Mr Colin Snelgrove,  Mrs Lisa Smith, & Mrs Patricia Dann.

At the co-option meeting on Monday, candidates will be given the opportunity to introduce themselves to Members, give information on their background and experience and explain why they wish to become a Member of the Town Council.

The process will be carried out in public session and there will be no private discussions between Members prior to a vote being taken.

Voting will take place in the normal way as soon as all candidates have finished giving their submissions.

At the same meeting the Mayor and Deputy Mayor, and representatives to committees will be decided and youth members will be appointed.