As a result of the COVID-19 crisis, Comhairle nan Eilean Siar is putting special measures in place to allow a meeting of the Comhairle this week (Wednesday 6 May).
Committee meetings have been temporarily suspended but items will be considered at the full meeting of the Comhairle. This will be the first time such a format has been adopted.
Most Members of the Comhairle will attend on a virtual basis. The public and press will not be able to attend the meeting in person but will be able to follow on-line through Vscene. A Link to The Meeting will be posted on the Comhairle website, issued via a press release and posted on the Comhairle’s social media channels, ten minutes prior to the meeting.
An archive recording of the meeting will be available on the Comhairle website following the meeting.
Comhairle nan Eilean Siar Chief Executive, Malcolm Burr, said: “As has been often stated, these are unprecedented times and therefore we are having to take unprecedented steps to allow the democratic process to continue to take place. It important that we do so and that all Members have the opportunity to discuss issues and take decisions.”
The full Comhairle meeting will take place at 10am on 6 May.