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23 August 2017Community Council Elections

NOTICE OF ELECTION

COMMUNITY COUNCIL ELECTIONS

Community Councillors are to be elected for each of the 20 Community Council areas within Orkney.  The Community Councils, and number of members required, are as follows:- 

 

Community Council

No of Members

Community Council

No of Members

Birsay

7

Papa Westray

7

Eday

7

Rousay, Egilsay, Wyre & Gairsay

7

Evie and Rendall

7

Sanday

7

Firth and Stenness

8

Harray and Sandwick

8

Flotta

7

Shapinsay

7

Graemsay, Hoy and Walls

7

South Ronaldsay and Burray

8

Holm

7

St Andrews and Deerness

7

Kirkwall and St Ola

12

Stromness

8

North Ronaldsay

7

Stronsay

7

Orphir

7

Westray

7

 

Nomination forms for every Community Council area, except for Eday, Flotta, North Ronaldsay and Papa Westray, can be obtained from Democratic Services, Orkney Islands Council. Council Offices, School Place, Kirkwall Orkney.  KW15 1NY.  Telephone 01856 886622 or email:- maureen.spence@orkney.gov.uk   Forms are also available on the Community Council section of the Orkney Islands Council website.

 

2.    Completed nominations must be delivered to Democratic Services, Orkney Islands Council, no later than 5pm on Monday, 4 September 2017.

 

An election will be held by postal ballot in each Community Council area unless uncontested.  

 

Ballot papers will be issued on Monday, 11 September 2017 and must be returned to Democratic Services, Orkney Islands Council by 5pm on Monday, 25 September 2017.

 

The following procedures apply to Eday, Flotta, North Ronaldsay and Papa Westray ONLY.  An alternative electoral procedure has been established for the Community Councils of Eday, Flotta, North Ronaldsay and Papa Westray. This procedure, which does not involve the lodging of nomination papers, will be utilised instead of the procedures used by other Community Councils.  Notes setting out the procedure to be followed will be included on the back of the ballot papers which will be posted to all electors on the Register for the above four islands on Monday, 11 September 2017.

 

Results will be declared on Thursday, 28 September 2017.

23 August 2017St Andrews & Deerness Community Council Minute of Meeting 20/6/17

The approved minute of meeting 20/6/17 is now available to view in the document library.

13 August 2017St Andrews & Deerness Community Council Meeting 22/8/17

A meeting of St Andrews & Deerness Community Council will be held in St Andrews Primary School on Tuesday 22nd August 2017 at 7.30pm. The agenda is now available to view in the document library

13 August 2017St Andrews & Deerness Community Council Education Grant

Are you a student in further education residing in the parishes of St Andrews or Deerness, then you may wish to apply for an education grant from St Andrews & Deerness Community Council's Ayrenergy Ltd Fund?

For details of the Education Grant Criteria and an application form please contact the Clerk or download from the Document Library:-

Mrs J Lennie

Nearhouse, Tankerness, Orkney KW17 2QT

Tel: 01856861248

e-mail: nearhouse@hotmail.com

Closing date for applications is Monday, 21 August 2017

 

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