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Community Councils

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Community Councils are statutory bodies, set up by an Act of Parliament.  Their term of office is 3 years, with the next elections due to take place in October 2015.  They have no executive powers although being close to and part of the local community they play a vital role in representing the views of the community to local authorities and other public bodies. 

They receive annual grants from the City Council (minimum 500 plus a sum equal to 11p per elector in the CC area).  Anyone who lives within the CC area and whose name is on the electoral roll can be nominated or apply to become a Community Councillor.  There are also places for young people aged 16 and 17 years and other co-options are allowed.

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Calendar of Meetings

 Community Council Meetings January to June 2017

Community Councils

Contacts

  • Karen Rennie
    Community Council Liaison Officer
    Aberdeen City Council
    Corporate Governance
    Town House
    Broad Street
    Aberdeen
    AB10 1AQ
    Phone: 01224 522723
    Email: Communitycouncils@aberdeencity.gov.uk

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