WHAT ARE COMMUNITY COUNCILS
Community councils bridge the gap between local authorities and communities and help to make public bodies aware of the opinions and needs of the communities they represent.
The primary purpose of the Community Council is to ascertain and express the views of their community to the local authority and public bodies on local matters and local issues.
THE COMMUNITY COUNCIL may also get involved with environmental projects and organising community events.
COMMUNITY COUNCILS SHOULD BE ACCOUNTABLE TO LOCAL PEOPLE
community councils should aim to represent all people in the area without prejudice they are non-sectarian and normally (by custom and practice) non-party political
all community council meetings are open to the public.