Draft Strategic Policy Committee 2019 - 2024

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DRAFT STRATEGIC POLICY COMMITTEE SCHEME 2019-2024

Following the May 2019 Local Elections, Local Authorities are required to prepare a Draft Strategic Policy Committee Scheme. Roscommon County Council at its meeting held on the 22nd July, 2019 considered and adopted a draft Scheme and has now issued the Scheme for consultation. The draft Scheme has been prepared and can now be viewed on www.roscommoncoco.ie where all details pertaining to the Scheme including membership, sectoral representation, etc. is available.

Roscommon County Council has four Strategic Policy Committees as follows:

1Economic Development and Enterprise Support (including Tourism, Culture and Libraries)
2Housing, ICT and Rural Water
3Roads, Transportation and Emergency Services
4Planning, Environment, Corporate and Governance

The Strategic Policy Committees:

1

Assist the Council in the formulation, development and review of policy

2

reflect the major functions or services of a local authority within the broader context;

3

are tailored to the size, membership and administrative resources of a local authority but generally be four in number;

4

have one third of their membership drawn from sectors relevant to the committees’ work.

A hard copy of the Scheme is available on request from the Corporate Services Department, Roscommon County Council.  Submissions on the draft Scheme may be made to:

Patricia Bohan,

Meetings Administrator,

Corporate Services Section,

Roscommon County Council,

Áras an Chontae,

Roscommon

or email meetingsadmin@roscommoncoco.ie before Tuesday 3rd September 2019.

Liam Bergin

Director of Services