Make a change, become a Godalming Town Councillor
If you care about Godalming and are passionate about our community, we need you. Join us and make a local change.
What Do Local Councils Do?
Godalming Town Council has an overall responsibility for the wellbeing of our local community. The Council’s work falls into three main categories:
- Delivery of Services
- Improve quality of life for residents
- Give communities a democratic voice
Becoming a Local Councillor
As a local Councillor you can become a voice for your community and make a real change. Councillors are community leaders and represent the interests of the communities they serve. Local councillors have three main responsibilities:
- Getting involved locally
To stand for election to a local council you must:
- Be a UK or Commonwealth citizen; or be a citizen of the Republic of Ireland; or be a citizen of another Member State of the European Union
- Be at least 18 years old
- Be an elector of the local council; or in the past 12 months occupied land or other premises in the area the local council serves (as owner or tenant); or work in the area local council serves (as your principal or only place of work); or live within three miles of the local council boundary.
If you are interested contact the Council on: 01483 523575