Community Council election September 2019

The 4-yearly election to North Kelvin Community Council takes place in September. Could you fill one of the 13 vacancies?

We hold 10 meetings a year on the first Tuesday of the month (no scheduled meeting in July or December). At meetings we discuss council business such as local planning applications, hear reports from our City Councillors and the local police, and provide a forum for residents to raise concerns. The term of office is 4 years.

The community council is non-party-political and all members are volunteers.

Our aim is to improve our local community and to transmit community opinion to Glasgow City Council. We want to make local democracy work for North Kelvin and make this an even better place to live!

These are some of the issues that we have discussed recently:

  • the new school & related concerns over traffic management and trees
  • the proposed parking zone
  • the Queen Margaret Drive improvements
  • antisocial behaviour
  • back lanes
  • planning (eg Curves, the Wilton St gap site)
  • HMO licensing
  • local transport

You can find out more about how community councils work on the GCC website.

Full details of how to apply are in the nomination form (see below), but feel free to contact us with any questions.

Nomination forms

You can download a nomination form (PDF) or obtain one from:

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

Tel. 0141 287 0060, ext. 74109/74111

Closing date for completed forms: Friday 13th September 2019.

There are 13 vacancies available for election. If 13 or fewer valid nominations are received by the closing date, there will be an uncontested election meeting on Tuesday 2nd October.

If more than 13 valid nominations are received, there will be a contested election meeting and secret ballot at a date to be confirmed by the Independent Returning Officer.


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