One of 155 Community Councils in the Highlands of Scotland, Kiltearn Community Council is charged with representing the views of the local community on a wide range of issues including planning, licensing and environmental issues. Local views are put forward by the community council to the Highland Council and other organisations such as Scottish government, NHS Highland and Police Scotland.
Community representation is carried out by various means including highlighting issues; meeting public officials; holding public meetings; carrying out surveys and meeting with other community councils. Kiltearn Community Council also provides grants to local groups and organisations and is responsible for administering Community Benefit funds from local Wind Farms and Hydro Schemes within the Kiltearn area.
Community Councils are normally elected for 4 years and are open to anyone over the age of 16 on the electoral role within the ward boundary.
Kiltearn Community Council normally meets ten times a year in the Diamond Jubilee Hall in Evanton and are open to the public.
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