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Become an Arbory and Rushen Commissioner
Are you passionate about your community? If the answer is yes, by serving as an Arbory or Rushen Commissioner you can make your voice heard and influence decisions that will help shape the future of your community.
Arbory and Rushen Commissioners are responsible for a variety of functions including street lights, refuse collection, parks, road sweeping and highway verges to name just a few.
They have further responsibilities held in conjunction with other Local Authorities including Sheltered Housing, Libraries, Southern Swimming Pool and the Southern Civic Amenity Site.
Local Authority Elections take place on Thursday 22nd April 2021. The Merged Authority of Arbory and Rushen will have 6 vacant seats – 3 in Arbory Ward and 3 in Rushen Ward.
If you are interested in standing and want to find out more about what is involved, come and meet existing commissioners on one of the following dates:-
Wednesday 17th March
6 pm at Halley McLaig Meeting Room, Ballabeg
Interested parties can stay for the meeting of Arbory & Rushen Commissioners immediately afterwards.
Wednesday 24th March
7pm at Ballafesson Hall
Nomination papers and information that those seeking election require can be obtained from the Clerk, Phil Gawne, by emailing clerk@arbory.gov.im or phoning 834501.
The deadline for submitting completed nomination papers in 5.00 pm on Tuesday 30th March 2020.
Euan Mort