Community Council Handbook

This handbook has been developed as a tool that will help to equip you in fulfilling your role as a Community Councillor and over the term of office, information will be updated in the Handbook.  By no means does this Handbook look to cover every aspect of Community Council business and if you have any specific queries or request please contact the Community Council Liaison Officer who will be happy to discuss the development of these.

Foreword and Handbook 2021-2025 


The Moray community council member's handbook is set out in 5 sections and has been revised for the 2021-2025 term.

Welcome and Foreword (PDF, 511kB)

  • Welcome - Cllr Graham Leadbitter, Moray Council Leader   
  • Foreword - Roddy Burns, Moray Council Chief Executive 
  • Introduction - Debra Duke, Moray Council, Community Council Liaison Officer

Section 1: Community Council Member’s Handbook

Section 2: Community Council Scheme and Constitutional documents & Community Council Boundary Map 2017-2021

Section 3: Forms & Templates

Section 4: Community Council Complaints

Section 5: Community Councils of Moray Unacceptable Actions Policy

Section 6: Key Reference Documents and Plans

Use the menu to navigate to each section of the handbook. On each page you will find a button to download the contents of that chapter, which you can save to your machine or device for future reference.

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Community Council Liaison Officer

07890 275547

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