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Draft Strategic Policy Committees’ Scheme 2014 - 2019

Jul 16, 2014

Strategic Policy Committees (SPCs) consider matters connected with the formulation, development, monitoring and review of policy for Galway City Council. The membership of SPCs is made up of City Councillors and external representatives from local sectoral interests. Following the Local Elections, a new scheme is now proposed for the next five years.

Submissions on the Draft Scheme are now invited and may be lodged with the a/Senior Executive Officer, Corporate Services, Galway City Council not later than 4.00pm on Thursday, 21st August, 2014. The Draft Strategic Policy Scheme 2014-2019 is available on or from the Corporate Services Department, Galway City Council.

View Draft Strategic Policy Committees Scheme - 2014

The five Strategic Policy Committees (SPCs) proposed cover the following areas of activity

  • 1. Housing
  • 2. Planning
  • 3. Economic Development, Enterprise Support and Culture
  • 4. Transportation
  • 5. Environment, Recreation and Amenity

External Representatives will be drawn from the following sectoral interests:

  • Environment/Conservation/Culture
  • Development/Construction
  • Business/Commercial
  • Trade Unions
  • Community/Voluntary
  • Social Inclusion

Following the adoption of the SPC Scheme by Galway City Council, nomination of Sectoral representatives to the Strategic Policy Committees will be undertaken.

G. McMahon
A/Senior Executive Officer
Corporate Services.