The Notice of Election for the North Isles by-election was published today (Thursday 13 August).
The by-election will take place on Thursday 1 October and follows the death earlier this year of Councillor Kevin Woodbridge.
The Notice Election can be viewed here.
The North Isles ward is represented by three Elected Members. Along with Councillor Woodbridge, Councillor Graham Sinclair and Councillor Stephen Clackson were elected at the last Local Government election.
People interested in representing the North Isles on Orkney Islands Council are encouraged to put their names forward.
This can be done from Friday (14 August) - with nomination forms to stand in the by-election needing to be lodged with the Council by 16:00 on Monday 31 August.
OIC’s Election Team can informally check nomination papers prior to submission if these are sent to the same email address.
An appointment to formally lodge the papers can then be made by phoning the Election Office on 01856886350 to arrange a suitable time.