Kincardine and Mearns area community council elections

Community Councils of Aberdeenshire logoView details of community council elections in the Kincardine and Mearns area:

Current elections

Name of community council Number of vacancies Nominations closing date Extra provisions
(see guidance note


Nomination forms can be found on this page including guidance on completing the form:

Send completed forms to the Kincardine and Mearns area office.

View the community council elections privacy notice (PDF 108KB) to find out what we do with your information.


Please see table below for dates and venues of ballots. Ballots will only take place where nominations exceed the number of vacancies. Personal statements will be uploaded if a ballot is required.

Name of community council Ballot date Ballot venue


View successful candidates and details of the Annual General Meeting (AGM).

Benholm and Johnshaven Community Council

2023 election: Alex Rootes, Carol Barbara Hutton and Zac Dean.

AGM date and venue: 14th June 2023 in Johnshaven Village Hall. 

Crathes, Drumoak and Durris Community Council

2023 election: no nominations were received. The Community Council has enough members to continue to serve the community, but if anyone is interested in joining the Community Council, please contact

AGM date and venue: 14th June 2023 in Kirkton Durris Hall.

Gourdon Community Council

2023 election: Ian Tickle, Claire Campbell, Dexter Jones, Marie Tickle, Rebecca Arthur-Jones and Eve Mosher.

AGM date and venue: 8th June 2023 in Mission Hall.

Mearns Community Council

2023 election: Ashley Buchan and Paul Green.

AGM date and venue: 26th June 2023 in Mearns Community Campus. 

Newtonhill, Muchalls and Cammachmore Community Council

2023 election: Gillian Davidson, Michael Morgan and Punya Samarakoon.

AGM date and venue: 21st June 2023 in Skateraw Hall. 

Portlethen and District Community Council

2023 election: David Ferguson, Dinara Thorne, Elliott Davis, Eoin McManus, John Burgess, Amanda Ross, Michelle Sandra Aitken, Paul Maclean, Robert Graham Findlay, Stewart Daniel Lees and Stuart Law.

AGM date and venue: 18th May 2023 at 7pm, in Portlethen Academy, Larch Room.

Royal Burgh of Inverbervie Community Council

2023 election: Margaret Gray, Neil Paterson, Alick Smith and Robert Duncan.

AGM date and venue: 20th June 2023 in Bervie Burgh Chambers.