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Community Council elections nominations closed

27th February 2020

Following the close of nominations at 12 noon on Wednesday 26 February 2020, the outcome is as follows.

2 Community Councils received more nominations than their maximum membership, which means that postal ballots will now be held for Rogart Community Council and Strathnairn Community Council.

8 Community Councils attracted more than half the maximum membership, allowing them to form from 12 noon on Friday, 28 February 2020. They are as follows:

  • Caithness West Community Council

  • Caol Community Council

  • Dalwhinnie Community Council

  • Glenfinnan Community Council

  • Inshes and Milton of Leys Community Council

  • Mallaig Community Council

  • Portree and Braes Community Council

  • Shieldaig Community Council


The Caithness West Community Councillors will be

  • BUNDY, Jillian Georgina

  • CRAIG, David

  • GROVES, Patricia Aline

  • OMAND, Donald Stewart

  • THOMPSON, Heather Anne


Others area candidates can be found at https://www.highland.gov.uk/info/799/elections_and_voting/643/community_council_elections/6

6 Community Councils failed to attract half the maximum membership and so they did not establish.

  • Cradlehall and Westhill Community Council

  • Glendale Community Council

  • Spean Bridge, Roy Bridge and Achnacarry Community Council

  • Tannach and District Community Council

  • Uig Community Council

  • Waternish Community Council


Candidates have up until 12 noon on Friday, 28 February if they wish to withdraw their nomination paper. Notification must be given in writing by email or post to the appropriate ward manager.

Notices are online at:

https://www.highland.gov.uk/info/799/elections_and_voting/643/community_councils

 

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