Community council elections

Candidate nominations are being sought to fill vacancies on a number of community councils in Aberdeenshire. Elections will be held if nominees outnumber the roles available.

Find out how to get nominations forms. You can also view successful candidates for 2019 elections.


St Cyrus (Kincardine and Mearns):

  • Number of vacancies: 8
  • Nominations opening date: 23rd July 2019
  • Nominations closing date: 13th August 2019
  • Ballot date if required: 29th August 2019
  • Venue and time of ballot: St Cyrus Village Hall, Main Road, from 6pm to 8pm
  • Ordinary meeting date: 3rd September 2019

Crathes, Drumoak, Durris (Kincardine and Mearns) - Second call:

  • Number of vacancies: 12
  • Nominations opening date: 31st July 2019
  • Nominations closing date: 21st August 2019 (4pm)
  • Ballot date if required: 28th August 2019
  • Venue and time of ballot: Crathes Hall, Banchory, from 6pm to 8pm
  • Ordinary meeting date: 11th September 2019

Portlethen and District (Kincardine and Mearns) - Second call:

  • Number of vacancies: 15
  • Nominations opening date: 13th August 2019
  • Nominations closing date: 3rd September 2019
  • Ballot date if required: 10th September 2019
  • Venue and time of ballot: The Porty Cabin, Portlethen, from 6pm to 8pm
  • Ordinary meeting date: 24th September 2019

Nomination forms

Nominations forms can be obtained from the relevant Area Manager office detailed on this page and in various locations throughout the community council area. Completed and signed nomination forms can be returned by post or can be scanned and emailed.

Area Returning Officer Email address Address Telephone
Banff and Buchan Angela Keith banffandbuchanamo@aberdeenshire.gov.uk Town House, 34 Low Street, Banff, AB45 1AY 01467 536160
Buchan Chris White buchan@aberdeenshire.gov.uk Buchan House, St Peter Street, Peterhead, AB42 1QF 01467 532730
Formartine Amanda Roe formartine@aberdeenshire.gov.uk 29 Bridge Street, Ellon, AB41 9AA 01467 539508
Garioch Margaret-Jane Cardno garioch@aberdeenshire.gov.uk Gordon House, Blackhall Road, Inverurie, AB51 3WA 01467 533458
Kincardine and Mearns Bruce Stewart kincardineandmearns@aberdeenshire.gov.uk Viewmount, Arduthie Road. Stonehaven, AB39 2DQ 01467 538131
Marr Janelle Clark marr@aberdeenshire.gov.uk School Road, Alford, AB33 8TY 019755 20400