Neighbourhood Plan Referendum Observers requried
If you would like to be an observer at the Feock Neighbourhood Plan Referendum, please complete, sign and return the relevant application forms which are available from the Parish Clerk on request via firstname.lastname@example.org or phone 01872 863333.
The deadline for applications is Thursday 1st March 2018.
Observer roles are voluntary. The number of appointments will be limited depending on space available. If applications are oversubscribed, the Counting Officer will decide who to appoint.
Further information - there is no guidance available on Observer roles for a Neighbourhood Plan Referendum, but the Electoral Commission’s guidance for local government elections refers to agents performing similar roles: http://www.electoralcommission.org.uk/__data/assets/pdf_file/0003/141789/Part-5-Your-right-to-attend-key-electoral-events-LGEW.pdf
Postal vote observer (see page 4 of guidance) – Postal votes will be opened at the Cornwall Council St Austell One Stop Shop on Monday 5th March (from 10am) and on Thursday 8th March (from 2pm). Space for these observers will be limited due to our office accommodation.
Polling observer (see page 9 of guidance) – The polling stations will be open from 7am to 10pm on Thursday 8th March at:
- Devoran Village Hall, Quay Road, Devoran, Truro TR3 6PW
- Carnon Downs Village Hall, Tregye Road, Carnon Downs, Truro TR3 6GH
- Feock Church Hall, West Pill Lane, Feock, Truro TR3 6SD
Count observer (see page 12 of guidance) – The counting of votes will take place at Carnon Downs Village Hall, Tregye Road, Carnon Downs, Truro TR3 6GH from 10pm on Thursday 8th March.
More information about the referendum is available on our website at http://www.cornwall.gov.uk/council-and-democracy/elections/current-and-forthcoming-electionsreferendums/