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We are looking for volunteers to help support our aims by becoming a Community Councillor.

Working with residents, businesses and the City Council this is your opportunity to bring positive change to our vibrant community. From planning to cleansing and from mural trails to our exciting Cycling village proposal there has never been a better time to be involved in our dynamic Community Council. We currently have 5 vacancies.

To Apply:

  • Anyone over 16 years of age who resides within the Community Council boundary area can stand for election. All that is required is that the candidate, proposer and seconders’ names appear on the Electoral Register. (Alternative measures for identification and residency status of candidates may be undertaken in certain circumstances).

Valid nomination forms must be submitted to Glasgow City Council (see below) by Friday 26th April 2019.

Steven Dowling – Community Council Officer

Community Empowerment Services, Glasgow City Council, City Chambers, 82 George Square, Glasgow, G2 1DU

Tel. 0141 287 4111

steven.dowling@glasgow.gov.uk

You can download the application form below…

YoKeCoCo Community Council – Application Form May 2019

Contested Election – Secret Ballot

Should more than 5 valid nominations be submitted to Glasgow City Council by Friday 26th April, a secret ballot will take place in Kelvingrove Tennis Pavilion, Kelvingrove Park, Kelvin Way, Glasgow G3 7TH on Thursday 16th May 2019.

Qualifying residents* will be entitled to cast up to 5 votes during the ballot opening hours 5.30pm – 8.30pm. A list of candidates will be publicly advertised before the secret ballot. The results of the secret ballot will be confirmed at the next scheduled meeting of the Community Council.

To vote at a Community Council election, residents’ names and addresses must appear on the Electoral Register or be confirmed using the alternative measures (see Qualification above).

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