Nominations are being sought for Westhill and Elrick community council.
Those who want to be involved in the future of the area, are encouraged to put forward nominations for a new community council.
The group was voluntarily dissolved on January 9, but is in the process of being re-established after a short period of being disbanded.
The election period is under way and nomination forms are now available from Garioch@aberdeenshire.gov.uk and Westhill Library.
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All forms must be returned by 4pm on Thursday February 20.
If the nominations exceed the places which are available, a ballot will take place on Thursday February 27.
This will be held at the Ashdale Hall between 12pm-8pm.
The community council’s annual general meeting is due to take place on Thursday March 12 at 7pm in Holiday Inn, Westhill.