Community council elections 2023

Community council elections 2023

Getting Involved in your Community Council

Approximately every four years, people interested in improving their communities are invited to come forward as Community Councillors to represent the community's views and work with others to improve their area. If you are 16 or over and live in the community you want to represent, you are eligible to become a Community Councillor.

The timeline for the elections is as follows.

  • Monday 3 April Publication of Notice of Election               
  • Monday 17 April Nominations to be submitted by (no later than 4pm)    
  • Tuesday 18 April Nominations to be withdrawn by (no later than 4pm)   
  • From Monday 24 April Arrange Inaugural Meetings (where no ballot required)   
  • w/c Monday 29 May Issue of Ballot Papers
  • Friday 16 June Ballot papers to be returned by (no later than 5pm)
  • Monday 19 June to Wednesday 28 June, Counting of Ballot Papers (separate sessions as required)
  • Thursday 29 June publication of results
  • From Monday 3 July arrange Inaugural meetings (where ballot has been held).

Becoming a Community Councillor

View this video for more information about Community Councils and being a Community Councillor.

Watch the video - What is a community council

If you like what you see and are interested in being part of your local Community Council you can email us now to be sent a nomination form when these are available. Alternatively, from 3 April nomination forms will be available by emailing us, visiting your local library or the Customer First Office, Port Street, Stirling.