The Newmachar Community Council
Current Community Councillors:
Rev Douglas McNab (chairperson)
Mike Taylor (secretary)
Fiona Duncan (treasurer)
The Community Council represents the views of residents to Aberdeenshire Council and other public bodies. It has a statutory right to comment on all planning applications including all the major housing developments which will come forward in the next year or so. More generally it enables the provision of various other facilities for Newmachar such as the Newsletter, the Christmas lights and the flower boxes.
Newmachar Community Council has nine elected members, but further members may be co-opted. Elections are held every three years, the most recent were held in June 2012.