Aberdeen City Council has received a signed agreement from the Conservatives, Labour and independents stating their intention to form an administration.
Former council leader Barney Crockett has been appointed Lord Provost of Aberdeen and Jenny Laing has been named Aberdeen's Council leader.
The former leader of Aberdeen City Council, who was ousted from the role in a coup three years ago, has not ruled out leading the Labour party group again.
Councillors in Aberdeen claimed more than £40,000 in expenses during the last 12 months.
The new leader of the SNP group in Aberdeen today called for a review of the building of the Third Don Crossing.