town councillor resigns, raising possibility of by-election
Highbridge town councillor has resigned from her position, raising
the possibility of a by-election.
Dawn Malloy has stepped down for personal reasons, it was confirmed
on Wednesday by Mayor Michael Clarke.
District Council has been notified that Town Council has a vacancy
and notices have been displayed on the parish notice boards accordingly,"
the Town Clerk Denise Emery told Burnham-On-Sea.com.
within 14 days of this notice, a request for an election to fill
the vacancy is made in writing and delivered to the Returning
Officer at Bridgwater House, an election will be held to fill
the vacancy; otherwise the vacancy will be filled by co-option."
Dawn Malloy was elected onto the Town Council in May this year,
details on how to become a town councillor in Highbridge are available
from the Electoral Services department at Sedgemoor District Council
on 0845 408 2544, or by calling the Town Clerk on 01278 788088
during office hours.