Committees and Meetings
The Moray Council’s political decision making, is led by a Scottish National Party (SNP) minority administration and operates a committee structure which meets on an eight weekly cycle, with a break during the summer. Details of the Council’s committee structure can be found here, while a timetable of meetings can be found here.
Council meetings are open to the public and press, although occasionally the meeting will sit in private for legal or confidential reasons.
The meetings are normally held in the Council Chambers, Elgin and disabled access is available. Any person wishing to attend a meeting who requires access assistance should contact Customer Services on 01343 543451 in advance of the meeting.
A guide to attending Council meetings can be found here.
Agendas, Minutes and Reports
The agenda, public reports and minutes for meetings of the Council, its committees and sub-committees can be found here.
A number of key documents exist to ensure that the Council’s decisions are legal, clear and accountable. These include:-
Standing Orders (Updated Feb 2016) – This regulates the conduct of business at meeting of The Moray Council, its committees and its sub-committees.
Scheme of Administration (Updated Mar 2018) – This details the Council’s committee structure and each committee’s remit.
Scheme of Delegation (Updated Mar 2018) – This details the powers which have been delegated to Officers of the Council.
Financial Regulations (Updated Jan 2019) – This explains how the Council regulates its finance.
Meetings of the Council and its Committees are webcasted and streamed live. Thereafter, they are archived for twelve months. More information on webcasting can be found here.