Candidates wanting to represent Crowborough East on Wealden District Council have until Monday 21st December to submit their nomination forms to the Returning Officer. If contested an election would take place on Thursday 21st January 2016.
The vacancy follows the sad death of Peter Cowie last month. The ward covers Alderbrook, Montargis and Blackness. To download a profile of the area click on the map:
There are two councillors representing the East Ward – the other being Cllr Greg Rose. Councillors are entitled to claim an allowance of £4,300 per year, plus travel, subsistence and child care.
People thinking of standing can get more information and a nomination form from the Electoral Services Team at Wealden District Council. The deadline for submitting your nomination is 4 pm on Monday 21st December 2015.