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GALWAY CITY COUNCIL DRAFT CLIMATE ADAPTATION STRATEGY 2019‐2024


GALWAY CITY COUNCIL DRAFT CLIMATE ADAPTATION STRATEGY 2019‐2024

Notice is hereby given, that Galway City Council has prepared a Draft Climate Adaptation Strategy 2019‐2024.

 

The Draft Climate Adaptation Strategy sets out how the Council will lead the journey to a Climate Resilient Galway City and work to reduce our exposure to climate risks and capture new opportunities. The Draft Strategy includes a range of actions across four operational themes; Critical Infrastructure & Buildings, Natural & Cultural Capital, Water Resources & Flood Management and Community Services.

 

The Galway City Council Draft Climate Adaption Strategy, the Strategic Environmental Assessment (SEA) Screening Report and Appropriate Assessment (AA) Screening Report, are available for inspection during normal office opening hours at the following locations from 11th July 2019 to 9th August 2019 inclusive, between the hours of 9:00 am to 4.00 pm:

 

• Planning Office, City Hall, College Road, Galway.

• Ballybane Library, during normal opening hours.

• Galway City Library, during normal opening hours.

• Westside Library, during normal opening hours.

 

The documents may also be viewed and downloaded at www.galwaycity.ie/submission 

 

Submissions

Written observations or submissions regarding the Draft Climate Adaptation Strategy 2019‐2024, Strategic Environmental Assessment (SEA) Screening Report and Appropriate Assessment (AA) Screening Report are invited from members of the public and other interested parties.

 

Submissions can be made as follows:

 

by visiting www.galwaycity.ie/submission

 

Or

By post addressed to: Environment Section, City Hall, College Road, Galway

Submissions or observations will be accepted from 11th July 2019 to 23rd August 2019 inclusive.

 

The closing date for receipt of submissions is 4pm, Friday, 23rd August 2019.

 

Submissions or observations should state your name, address, and where relevant, the organisation, body etc. represented. Please make your submission by one medium only, i.e. post / hard copy or email.

 

All submissions or observations received during the above time period will be taken into consideration before the making of the Climate Adaptation Strategy 2019‐2024. Please note that submission may be published and will be subject to the provisions of the Freedom of Information Acts and GDPR.

If you use assistive technology (such as screen readers) and need a version of any document in an accessible format (such as Word), please email environment@galwaycity.ie and the document in the format requested shall be provided in so far as this is reasonably practicable.

 

 

 

PLEASE NOTE:

YOU ARE STRONGLY ADVISED TO MAKE YOUR SUBMISSION/OBSERVATION AS EARLY AS POSSIBLE. LATE SUBMISSIONS/OBSERVATIONS WILL NOT BE ACCEPTED.

 

Dated: 11th July 2019

Mr Dermot Mahon, A/Director of Service,

Housing, Environment & Climate Change, Recreation & Amenity Directorate