Become a community council member

Find out how to become a community councillor and the required criteria for nominations.

Community Council nominations now open

The nomination period for those seeking to serve as Community Councillors will run from Thursday 17 August until 4.45pm  on Wednesday 13 September 2023.

Community Councillors play an important role in ensuring that their community thrives.  You'll act as the voice for your community and a link to the Council, NHS, Police and other community groups.

Find out about Community Councils and what they do 

To be eligible you must be:

  • Over the age of 16 years
  • Reside in the Community Council area
  • Named on the unedited electoral register for East Renfrewshire, as being resident within that Community Council area
  • At the time of the relevant election or co-option, not be disqualified from being a member of a Community Council

Enter your nomination by 4.45pm on Wednesday 13 September 2023.

For more information or to request a nomination form please email:, or call or text 07833 716729.

Andrew Reid
East Renfrewshire Council 
Democratic Services
Council Headquarters
Eastwood Park
G46 6UG

 Please visit the relevant community council for contact details.

Last modified on 25 August 2023

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