The Community Council boundary covers one ward of Aberdeen City Council.
The following Aberdeen City Councillors represent the Queens Cross and Harlaw Community Council area:
See the official Community Council page by clicking here.
Councillor Ken Mcleod
Party: Scottish Conservative and Unionist
Queen's Cross and Harlaw Community Council Map 2018
Queen's Cross & Harlaw Community Councillors
Chair (Interim) - Mr S Stephen
Vice Chair - Mr W Jaffray
Treasurer - Ms F Garton
Meeting Secretary (Interim) Mr G King
Other Members - Ms M Inglis, Mrs V Jaffray, Ms N Turnbull & Mr D Smith
ACC liaison - Karen Finch
What do Community Councillors do?
The role of the Community Council member is to represent the views of the community. In practice, this will involve discussing issues with people in the community to clarify their views and assess the strength of their feelings on different topics. Community councillors work together to promote community engagement and consultation.
For a detailed description, click the link below.
Roles within a Community Council
Ensures Community Council meetings are properly conducted
Represents the Community Council when dealing with outside bodies, groups, individuals and the Press
Assists with the preparation of the agenda for Community Council meetings
Stands in for the Chairperson if they are unable to be present
Preparing and issuing the Agenda
Drafting the Minutes of the Meeting
Answering all correspondence
Circulating information to Members including agendas and minutes
Looking after visitors
Arranging the venue for meetings
Keeping general records of the Community Council
Keeping up to date contact details for all Community Council Members and advising the CCLO of any amendments
Liaison with officials of the local authority
Taking all reasonable steps to ensure that monies due are received and that creditors are paid
Keeping accurate records of all financial transactions including keeping receipts, invoices and all written records of expenses
Having responsibility for the cheque book
Managing the Community Council bank account
Reporting the current financial position at Community Council meetings
Preparing accounts for the independent examiner and AGM
Identifies any planning applications coming up in the community
The first point of contact for Planning Officers
Co-ordinate responses on behalf of the Community Council