Nominations are invited from residents who are 16 years or over to form a new Springboig/Barlanark Community Council
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)
There are currently 12 vacancies being advertised for Springboig/Barlanark Community Council.
3. Closing Date
Valid nomination forms must be submitted to Glasgow City Council (see below)by 4pm on Friday, 30th July 2021.
4. Establishing a Community Council
- Uncontested Election Meeting:
Should 12 or fewer valid nominations be submitted to Glasgow City Council by 4pm on Friday, 30th July 2021, the candidates will be elected unopposed to serve as Community Councillors on a date and at a time and local venue to be confirmed (subject to the ongoing Covid-19 restrictions / regulations).
- Contested Election – Secret Ballot:
Should more than 12 valid nominations be submitted to Glasgow City Council by 4pm on Friday, 30th July 2021, a secret ballot will take place on a date and at a time and local venue to be confirmed (subject to the ongoing Covid-19 restrictions / regulations).
Qualifying residents* will be entitled to cast up to 12 votes during the ballot opening hours 5.30pm – 8.30pm. A list of candidates will be publicly advertised 10 days 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).
Community Empowerment Services
Chief Executive’s Department
Glasgow City Council
82 George Square
Glasgow G2 1DU
Tel. 0141 287 4109
Nomination forms are available from:
Lawrence O’Neill, Community Engagement Officer, Glasgow City Council
firstname.lastname@example.org (0141 287 4109). Nomination form can be also downloaded below: