Keynsham Town Council was formed in 1991 and aims to provide quality local services, amenities and representation at the best possible standard within a realistic budget.
The Town Council has a membership of 15 Councillors. Elections for the Town Council are held every four years.
Town Councillors do not receive any payment for being elected Members and offer their time voluntarily for the benefit of the local community.
NOTICE OF VACANCY
IN OFFICE OF COUNCILLOR
Keynsham Town Council
Keynsham South Ward
NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN
that following the resignation of Cllr John Fleming, a casual vacancy has
arisen in the Office of Councillor for the Keynsham South Ward of the Town
If, within 14 days* after the date of this notice (i.e. no later than Thursday 20
August 2015), a request for an election to fill the said vacancy is made in
writing to the Returning Officer, Bath & North East Somerset Council,
Guildhall, High Street, Bath, BA1 5AW, by TEN electors for the said Town
Council Ward, an election will be held to fill the said vacancy, otherwise the
vacancy will be filled by co-option.
If an election is called, it will take place not later than Wednesday 26 October
Dated: Friday 31 July 2015
* In computing any period of time for this purpose a Saturday, Sunday, Christmas
Eve, Christmas Day, Good Friday, bank holiday or day appointed for public
thanksgiving or mourning shall be disregarded.
DURLEY HILL ROMAN VILLA PROJECT - KEYNSHAM CEMETERY
SATURDAY 25 JULY 10.30 - 15.00
Come and visit a live archaeological excavation in Keynsham on Saturday 25th July. BACAS and ARA are excavating a substantial new building, identified via geophysics, associated with the major 4th C building in Keynsham Cemetery known as Durley Hill Roman Villa. See archaeologists in action and tour the site.
Recruitment of Independent Panel to
advise on Councillors’ Allowances and Expenses
Bath & North East Somerset Council is looking for
local people to serve on an independent panel which advises the Council on the
number and level of councillors’ allowances and expenses.
The Council is required by law* to establish such a Panel
and must have regard to its recommendations in setting allowances. The Panel
will also make recommendations on allowances in respect of Parish and Town
Councils in the area.
Applications are invited from members of the Bath &
North East Somerset community to serve on this Panel, for an initial period of
not be connected in any way to serving councillors nor have any direct links
with the Council, (other than as Council Tax payers). This is to preserve the
independence of the Panel. Applicants
should be able to demonstrate an ability to look objectively at evidence and
make balanced judgements based on the evidence considered.
This is a voluntary role but all Panel members will be
able to claim travelling and subsistence expenses.
If you feel this role is of interest to you, please apply
for further details by e-mail to firstname.lastname@example.org.
For an informal discussion about this role, please contact Graham Russell, Independent Adviser on (mobile) 07816144396.
closing date for receipt of completed application forms is 31 July, 2015. Interviews
will be held on the afternoon of 11 August 2015.