Community Councils

Guidance for Community Councils

Shetland Islands Council Community Council Scheme

The Community Council scheme for Shetland is available as a PDF below:
Shetland Islands Council Community Council Scheme 1997 (PDF 52KB)

2021 By-election Timetable

Notice of By-Election Friday 13 August 2021
Closing Date for Nominations Thursday 9 September 2021

Notice of Poll/
Notice of Uncontested By-Election

Friday 10 September 2021
Issue of Postal Ballot Papers From Friday 24 September 2021 
Closing date for return of ballot papers* Thursday 21 October 2021*
Verification and Count of ballot papers Friday 22 October 2021
*election day – uncontested nominees will be declared elected from 11 a.m. on 21 October 2021

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