Mearns Community Council
Mearns Community Council lies within the Ward 19 area of Aberdeenshire Council.
It serves the settlements of Auchenblae (including West Cairnbeg); Fettercairn (including Edzell Woods); Fordoun; Glenbervie; Laurencekirk; Luthermuir and Marykirk.
Mearns Community Council is a democratic body where decisions are taken by a majority vote. The chairman will have a casting vote in any tied result.
In periods between meetings where an urgent issue arises members have voted to vote by email. There would have to be a response from a majority of members before any action taken.