Collingtree Parish Council
Notice of Vacancy - 28th November 2017
Under section 87 (2) of the Local Government Act 1972, notice is hereby given, that a casual vacancy now exists for a Parish Councillor in the Parish of Collingtree arising from the Resignation of Councillor and Vice Chairman Colin Stevenson.
When running at full capacity the full Council consists of seven members, all members live within the Parish. Three Councillors representing Collingtree North (Collingtree Park) and four Councillors representing Collingtree South (the original village).
Current Councillors are:
Mark Underwood - Chairman (appointed May 2016)
Daniel Mobley (appointed 1st March 2017)
Penny Steel (appointed 1st March 2017)
Owen Coop (appointed 13th December 2017)
October 2017 - Loss of Long serving member of the Parish Council - Trini Crake
It was with great sadness the Parish Council announced the passing of Councillor Trini Crake. Trini was a valued member of the Parish Council and was very passionate about helping members of the community. Trini will be greatly missed!
Long Serving Chairman retired from post in May 2016 and left the Parish Council on 31st October 2016
Councillor Malcolm Brice was a long serving Parish Councillor and has served on the Council on and off for the past 22 years, stepping down as Chairman in May 2016. He was first elected as Chairman in 1994 taking a five year break between 1999 and 2005. Malcolm rejoined the Council and was elected Chairman once again. In total Malcolm has served a total of 16 years as Chairman and 6 years as a Councillor. Malcolm gave notice to the Council in 2015 that he wished to step down and left the Council on 31st October 2016.
The Parish Council appreciate all the hard work, dedication and hands on approach Malcolm has contributed in the last 22 years.
Mrs Shirley Wong - The Parish Clerk and Responsible Financial Officer is the only Council employee and has been in post since April 2015. The Clerk is normally the first point of contact with the Parish Council from the electors point of view.
Shirley has nine years experience working as a Parish Clerk / Responsible Financial Officer. Shirley is a fully qualified Clerk after completing the lengthy CiLCA Course (Certificate in Local Council Administration) which is a National Qualification for Parish Clerks in June 2017.