National Park Election
Loch Lomond & The Trossachs National Park Authority
ELECTION OF BOARD MEMBERS - 2018
Residents of the National Park will elect five members to the National Park Board by postal ballot during June 2018 with the Count taking place at the National Park HQ in Balloch on 5 July 2018.
One Board Member will be elected for each of the National Park’s 5 Wards. Ballot papers will be issued between 14 & 19 June to all registered voters living the National Park area.
Ward 1 – Cowal and North Loch Lomond
Ward 2 – Breadalbane and the Trossachs
Ward 3 - Callander
Ward 5 – West Loch Lomond and Balloch
If you are registered to vote in this election and wish your ballot paper to be posted to an address other than where registered, you should complete an Absent Voter Form which must be returned to the Electoral Registration Officer, Hillside House, Laurelhill, Stirling, FK7 9JQ by 5 pm on Thursday 31 May 2018.
To check that you are registered and eligible to vote, please contact the Electoral Registration Office on 01786 892289.
The Notice of Election has been published and Nomination packs are now available (see link below for each ward) and will be available from selected local offices of both Stirling Council and the National Park. Packs will also be available for downloading from either authority’s website – however, completed forms must be returned by hand or by post to the Returning Officer at Stirling Council, Old Viewforth, Stirling, FK8 2ET.
Electors will receive their ballot papers, along with the Candidates' statements between Thursday 14 June 2018 and Tuesday 19 June 2018.
Ballot Papers must be completed and returned by 4 pm on 5 July 2018.
For further information on the Election, please contact:
Stirling Council Election Office 01786 233078/233081 firstname.lastname@example.org
For further information on the National Park, please view the following documents, contact:
01389 722600 or visit the Park’s website on www.lochlomond-trossachs.org
National Park Authority – Information on the National Park, its aims and priorities
National Park Authority Board Members – Role Description