As previously advised, this year sees the election of Parish Councillors across Rutland, including Morcott, where 7 councillors are to be elected.
Nomination papers are now available so if you are interested in standing for election, you are asked to collect papers from the Clerk Mrs Susan Awcock this Saturday 28 March, at 1 Mount Pleasant Road(white house on corner High St/Mt PleasantRd, front door on Mt Pl Rd) between 11am and 1pm.
Nomination papers may also be obtained from Samantha Ramsay, Electoral Services Officer at RCC, Catmose, Oakham, Rutland LE15 6HP or email her at firstname.lastname@example.org or phone her on 01572 720 954.
PLEASE NOTE that completed nomination papers must be lodged with Rutland County Council NO LATER than 9 April 2015.
If the election is contested (ie if more than 7 eligible people lodge nomination forms by that deadline) then the poll will take place on Thursday 7 May 2015, which is also the date of the General Election.
See the attached NOTICE OF ELECTION from Rutland County Council Returning Officer.