Review of Community Council Scheme
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Community councils are groups of local people who act as the voice of their communities.
The Scheme, Constitution and Standing Orders set out the rules governing community councils including election procedures, meeting arrangements, membership numbers, financial provisions and a code of conduct.
We would like to thank everyone who took the time to respond to the first period of public consultation. A summary of the consultation process, key findings and outcome of the consultation are included in the report to Council. A record of submitted comments is available from the Community Council Liaison Officer on 469 3838 or email@example.com.
On 2 May, the Council authorised the draft Scheme for Community Councils for a second period of consultation.
The review aims to improve and update the terms and provisions of the Community Council Scheme.
Areas identified in the report for further consideration include:
Role and appointment of nominated members
Procedure for amending small scale CC boundaries
Balance of membership on Portobello Community Council
For further information about community councils visit www.edinburgh.gov.uk/communitycouncils.
Your opinion matters
The consultation period runs until 31 May 2013. You can send your comments by
- Emailing: firstname.lastname@example.org
- Writing to: Community Council Liaison Officer, City of Edinburgh Council, Drumbrae Library Hub, 81 Drum Brae Drive, EDINBURGH, EH4 7FE.
Please include your name, address and postcode. No personal details will be published.