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Community Council Elections
The elections for all Community Councils across Aberdeen City are due to be held this year.
The nomination process for establishing Community Councils has now closed. The Notice of Poll and Notice of Uncontested Election can be found on the following page: Community Council Elections
All eligible Community Councils will be established on 29 October 2015. The Elections for three Community Councils will take place on Thursday 29 October with the results being published on 30 October 2015.
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.
- Application to Establish a Community Council
- Scheme for the Establishment of Community Councils
- Community Council Protocol
Calendar of Meetings
- Ashley and Broomhill
- Braeside and Mannofield
- Bridge of Don
- Bucksburn and Newhills
- Castlehill and Pittodrie
- City Centre
- Cove and Altens
- Craigiebuckler and Seafield
- Cults, Bieldside and Milltimber
- Dyce and Stoneywood
- Ferryhill and Ruthrieston
- Froghall, Powis and Sunnybank
- George Street
- Kincorth and Leggart
- Mastrick, Sheddocksley and Summerhill
- Old Aberdeen
- Queens Cross and Harlaw
- Rosemount and Mile End
- Seaton, Linksfield and Pittodrie
- Westburn and Berryden
- Karen Rennie
Community Council Liaison Officer
Aberdeen City Council
Phone: 01224 522723
Frequently Asked Questions
- What are Community Councils?
- Who can be a Community Councillor?
- How do you establish a Community Council?
- What funding is available for Community Councils?