Community Councils were established as a result of the Local Government (Scotland) Act 1973. They do not have statutory duties or powers, and are essentially voluntary bodies established within a statutory framework.
Highland Council is currently undertaking a review of community councils details of this can be found here
Community Council office-bearers' contact details
We are in the process of updating a current list of office-bearers.
Anyone seeking Community Council office-bearers' contact details in the interim period should contact their Ward Manager in the first instance.
The key roles of Community Councils are:
A number of documents have been developed to assist Community Councils with these roles. For further details see 'Documents'