Co-option Notice

Published: 25 November 2020

Llancarfan Community Council currently has a vacancy for a Councillor which will be filled through the process of co-option. Co-opted Councillors have the same rights and responsibilities as those Councillors who obtain office through election. The position of Community Councillor does not attract any remuneration. Councillors are expected to attend the monthly meetings of the Council. The role is varied and enables local people to use their skills and experience to enhance the work undertaken by the Council for the benefit of the community.

The Council wishes to invite interested and eligible people to submit their applications for the role of Councillor by way of a letter outlining the following:

  • the contribution you believe you could make to the work of the Council;
  • the personal qualities that you would bring to the role;
  • your availability for attending meetings.

All members of the Llantrithyd community are welcome to apply. The Council is committed to achieving a balanced composition of Councillors that reflects the community of Llancarfan.

To check your eligibility to apply to be a Community Councillor, please see guidance from One Voice Wales ‘Am I Qualified?’

Please make sure that you include your home address, telephone number and email address in your letter.
Please email your application to
or write to the Clerk, Jo Western, 9 Somerset Road, Barry, Vale of Glamorgan, CF62 8BL

Closing date for applications: Friday 11th December 2020
Applications will be considered at the Council meeting on 17th December 2020