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Results of Community Council interim elections

7th February 2014

Six Highland community councils are able to continue operating following recent interim elections.

Nominations were invited from 21 January to 5 February 2014 for persons seeking election to Community Councils serving Caithness West; East Nairnshire; Inverlochy; Raigmore; Sinclairs Bay; and Wick

In each case, the number of candidates nominated was less than the number of councillors to be returned, so no elections will take place, and the list of candidates for each community council are now declared to be elected as councillors.

Caithness West Community Council now has 6 members following the newly elected members, Jillian Bundy and Roger Warren. The maximum membership is 9

Heidi Tweedie-McFarlane has now been elected onto East Nairnshire Community Council taking the current membership to 4. The maximum membership is 8.

Inverlochy Community Council has 8 members following the newly elected members, Mel Davenport, Archie Jeffrey, Flora McKee and Florence MacNicol. The maximum membership is 8.

Raigmore Community Council now has 4 members following the newly elected members, Marice Rozalia Gneba, William Munro Ross, Margaret Shand and Deborah Tracey. The maximum membership is 8.

Maria Aitken has been elected onto Sinclair Bay Community Council taking the current membership to 4. The maximum membership is 8.

Wick Community Council now has 8 Members following the newly elected members, Allan Farquhar and Niall Smith. The maximum membership is 13.

An election will be held on 6 March 2014 for Sunart Community Council, as the number of candidates were more than the number of councillors to be returned. The candidates are Denise Anderson, Sally Cameron, Brian Evans, James Hilder, Michael Laybourne and John MacDonald. There are 5 vacancies

Caol Community Council failed to form.


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