Chairmen have been appointed onto the four main service committees at the comhairle.
Angus McCormack was confirmed to lead the revamped Education, Sport and Children’s
Services committee. Vice chair is Charlie Nicolson.
Former council official turned first time elected councillor, Kenny John Macleod,
is the chair of the new Communities and Housing committee. Another new face, Paul
Steele, is vice chairman.
The sustainable development committee has Donald Crichton as chair with new Point
councillor, Norman MacDonald, as his deputy.
Transportation and Infrastructure is headed by Uisdean Robertson while Kenny Macleod
(SNP) is vice chair.
As council leader, Roddie Mackay is automatically the chair of the influential police
and resources committee which deals with the council’s finances. The rest of its
membership will be decided tomorrow as will the make-up of the audit and scrutiny