Membership of an IDB includes Elected and Nominated Members.

Elected Members may be any person who owns or occupies land within the Drainage District or is nominated by a landowner or occupier of the drainage district.

Nominated Members may be any person nominated by levy-paying Councils.

Please contact the Clerk should you have an interest in becoming a Member


The current term of office for Elected Members is 3 years with an election of members at the end of each term.

The next election was due to take place in 2023 but will now not be necessary. See the posted notices below for more information.

Register of Electors 2023:

Register of Electors 2023 Advert

Approval of Electoral Register 2023:

Approval of Electoral Register 2023

Notice of Election 2023:

Notice of Election – Advert 2023

Nomination Papers 2023:

LDA 1991 – Earby &S IDB Election Nomination Form 2023 (pdf)

LDA 1991 – Earby & Salterforth IDB Election Nomination Form 2023 (Word Document)

Notice of No Poll 2022:

Notice of No Poll 2023



Board Members

Ralph Guy David Whipp (Nominated) Cllr Susan Lane (Nominated) Roger King
Damien Garstang Duncan Reynolds Rosemary Caroll Leighton Bancroft
3 Nominated Member Vacancies Cllr Tom Whipp (Nominated) Cllr David Hartley (Nominated)