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Community Councils

Result of Community Council elections

Statement of Persons Nominated/Notice of Uncontested Polls/Notice of Community Councils not established

List of Inaugural Meetings for Community Councils

All successful candidates will receive a letter from the Returning Officer confirming that they have been elected shortly. This year, there are no contested polls.

Blank Declaration of Acceptance of Office Form for Community Councils

Any person(s) wishing to make arrangements for the establishment of a community council in these areas should contact the Returning Officer Electoral Services Team, Fife House, North Street, Glenrothes, KY7 5LT or email for further information.

What are Community Councils?

Community Councils are voluntary organisations that act as a voice for their local area and are independent of Fife Council.

There are 105 Community Councils in Fife. Community Councils are provided for in statute by the Local Government (Scotland) Act 1973 Part IV and the Local Government etc. (Scotland) Act 1994, Chapter 4, Para. 22.

They express the views and concerns of local people on a wide range of issues, bridging the gap between communities and the Council as a local authority. They help shape local priorities through their involvement in community planning partnership groups. Please see our Community Planning page for more information. Community Councils are also represented in the Plan for Fife.

Community Councils meet regularly to discuss issues affecting their area, including planning and licensing applications. All meetings are held in public and residents are encouraged to attend their local meeting.

Information on Community Councils

Please see our Resources, guidance and training section for all Community Council publications.

Contact: Community Councils