Decision Making - Administrative Scheme

The Administrative Scheme is approved at the first statutory meeting of each new Council (following Local Government Elections). Throughout the term of the Council this requires regular updating to reflect changes in the Council's decision making and organisational structures / strategic responsibilities. The current version can be found in the documents section

The Administrative Scheme of East Dunbartonshire Council is the rule book which governs how the Council works. The scheme covers:

  • Standing orders - how meetings are conducted
  • Membership of decision making bodies - who is on what
  • Powers of the Council - delegated powers to committees etc.
  • Delegated powers to officers
  • Financial regulations
  • Contract standing orders - rules governing contracts for goods and services
  • Standing orders governing the lease or disposal of heritable property