Parish Council Meeting – Agenda March 2019

Here is the agenda for the forthcoming Parish Council Meeting to be held 19:00hrs on 19th March in the Village Hall. All welcome.

Notice of Review of Polling Districts, Polling Places and Polling Stations 2019

Daventry District Council is conducting a review of Polling Districts, Places and Stations that fall within Daventry District in accordance with Section 17 of the Electoral Registration and Administration Act 2013. 

The review will take place from 8th March 2019 and conclude by no later than 9th August 2019.

The review will seek to establish how suitably placed the polling stations are within each electoral area making specific reference to both disability and accessibility issues.

Electors within Daventry District may make a representation. The Council would welcome the views of all residents, particularly disabled residents, or any person or body with expertise in access for persons with any type of disability, on the proposals. The deadline for the receipt of comments is 12th April 2019.

Persons making representations should, if possible, give alternative places that may be used as polling places.

The consultation period for the proposed polling stations will take place between 14th May 2019 and 18th June 2019. The proposals will be published on the Councils website and in the Councils offices. The Council welcomes comments from all electors within the district.

As part of the review, the (Acting) Returning Officer for the Daventry Constituency will comment on the proposed polling stations. These representations will be published on the Council’s website and offices. 

Documents associated with the review may be seen at the Council Offices, Lodge Road, Daventry NN11 4FP or on the Council’s website at www.daventrydc.gov.uk/pollingplaces

Submissions can be made in writing to – Polling Places Review, Elections team, Daventry District Council, Lodge Road, Daventry NN11 4FP

Or via Survey Monkey – https://www.surveymonkey.co.uk/r/YRSLYMB

Norton Parish Council – Casual Vacancy

NORTON PARISH COUNCIL CASUAL VACANCY

NOTICE OF VACANCY FOR A PARISH COUNCILLOR

NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN that due to the resignation of Councillor M Goodman a casual vacancy has occurred in the office of Councillor for the above-named Parish.
The vacancy will be filled by election if, within fourteen days of the date of this notice, any ten local electors for the said parish submit a written request to the Proper Officer, Daventry District Council, Lodge Road, Daventry NN11 4FP .

In computing the fourteen days, a Saturday or Sunday, Christmas Eve, Christmas Day, Maundy Thursday, Good Friday or a Bank Holiday, or a day appointed for public thanksgiving or mourning shall be disregarded.

If no written request for an election is received by the Proper Officer within the time specified, the vacancy will be filled by co-option by the Parish Council

Dated this 21st day of February 2019
Richard Oliver
Clerk to the Parish Council
clerk@nortonpc.org.uk

A5 Kilsby to Weedon – Notification of Essential Maintenance

A5 Weedon

Highways England have issued notification that they intend to perform essential maintenance on the A5 between the A45 in Weedon and Kilsby.

Work is due to start on 4th March and is scheduled to be completed by the end of October 2019. For safety reasons and to minimise disruption, the A5 will be closed to through traffic during the following times

A5 New Inn
  • Monday to Thursday – between 8pm and 6am
  • Friday to Monday – between 8pm and 6am With some full weekend closures on selected weekends

Highways England hope to ensure that access to businesses and residences are maintained wherever possible and have provided a map detailing the proposed closures . The map is available below