Become a Community Council member

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

Our Community Councils in all areas are currently seeking new members.

If you're interested in becoming a community councillor or wish to nominate someone, read the required criteria and nomination process.

Email andrew.reid@eastrenfrewshire.gov.uk our community council liaion officer for more details.


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

For more information or to request a nomination form please email: CCElections@eastrenfrewshire.gov.uk, or call or text 07833 716729.

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

andrew.reid@eastrenfrewshire.gov.uk

 Please visit the relevant community council for contact details.

Last modified on 30 January 2024

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