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Get involved with your Council

I want to become a Councillor

The link above has more information about standing for election to Aberdeen City Council and what the role of a Councillor involves.

Volunteering Opportunities - School Placings and Exclusions Appeal Committee

We're looking to recruit new members to the above Committee.  Interested?  Find out more about the School Placings and Exclusions Appeal Committee.

I want to petition the Council on an area of public concern

The Council has established a Petitions Committee to allow individuals, community groups and organisations to bring forward issues to the Council for consideration. 

I want to view reports, agendas, decisions or minutes of Council and Committee meetings

All public papers for the Council's Committees are available online. You can also sign up for email alerts to be notified when any new agenda papers or minutes are published.

I want to make a deputation to Committee

Members of the public can request to speak at a Committee in relation to a report on the agenda to ask the Committee to consider alternative action in relation to that report. This is known as making a deputation.

I want to attend a Committee meeting

The Council and its Committees meet on an eight-weekly cycle. The public is welcome to attend most meetings, although some of the business may have to be conducted in private.

Meetings of Full Council can be viewed via our webcast.

I want to find out more about my local Community Council

Community Councils are a way in which members of the public can get involved with local issues. 

I want to represent my views to one of my local Councillors

You can approach one of your local Councillors to make your views known at the Committee meeting.  The link above has more information about contact details and surgery times. 

I want to find out more about the work of the Local Licensing Forum

The Local Licensing Forum reviews the operation of the Licensing (Scotland) Act 2005 in Aberdeen and gives advice and makes recommendations to the Licensing Board.  Find out more about the Forum and its work.


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