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Community Councils

Barrhead Community Council

Barrhead Community Council meets in the Council Offices on Main Street, Barrhead, on the first Thursday of each month at 7.00pm. Meetings are open to the public and you are welcome to attend.

NOTICE OF ELECTION

BARRHEAD COMMUNITY COUNCIL

 

In accordance with Clause 6.2.2 of the Scheme for the Establishment of Community Councils, I hereby give notice that an election is to be held for 20 members of Barrhead Community Council.

The neighbourhood areas and number of vacancies in each is as follows:-

Neighbourhood Areas / Vacancies

Arthurlie and Springhill5 vacancies
Auchenback5 vacancies
Boylestone and West Arthurlie5 vacancies
Dunterlie and Grahamston Park5 vacancies

Persons wishing to stand for election must be resident in the community council area, aged 16 years or over and be named on the electoral register.

In addition to the foregoing eligibility requirements, the candidate, proposer and seconder must all stay in the relevant neighbourhood area. Self-nomination is not permitted.

As part of the nomination process candidates are required to submit a personal statement of up to a maximum of 250 words in support of their nomination. Copies of all nomination statements will be made publicly available.

To stand as a candidate, a valid nomination form must be submitted to Council Headquarters, Eastwood Park, Giffnock, G46 6UG.

Nomination forms are now available from the Council Headquarters, Eastwood Park, Barrhead Library or by contacting Vincent McCulloch, Community Council Liaison Officer, on 0141 577 4645 vincent.mcculloch@eastrenfrewshire.gov.uk

pdf icon Nomination forms [211kb] can also be downloaded from the Council's website.

The deadline for the receipt of completed nomination forms is Wednesday 28th August 2019 at 4.45pm

Should the number of validly nominated candidates exceed the number of vacancies in any or all of the neighbourhood areas, (subject to the total number of valid nominations being 10 or more) a poll shall be held in October 2019, in those neighbourhood areas. (Date to be confirmed)

Should the number of validly nominated candidates not exceed the number of vacancies in any or all of the neighbourhood areas, and the total number of validly nominated candidates is between 10 and 20, the said candidates will be declared to be elected with immediate effect and no poll shall be held.

Should the total number of candidates validly nominated be below ten, no community council will be established at this time.

Eamonn Daly, Returning Officer, East Renfrewshire Council, Thursday 1st August 2019

 

Details of community council and neighbourhood area boundaries can be viewed on the pdf icon community council boundary map [21Mb]

If you wish to access minutes pre-October 2014, please contact the Community Planning team on 0141 577 4645

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