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Draft Strategic Policy Committees Scheme

Draft Strategic Policy Committees Scheme


Following the local elections it is necessary for each local authority to establish new Strategic Policy Committees. A draft Strategic Policy Committee Scheme for 2014-2019 has been approved by Council.

Kildare County Council has five SPC’s as follows:

  • Economic Development,
  • Enterprise and Planning
  • Transportation, Safety and Emergency Services
  • Local Community and Cultural
  • Housing
  • Environmental Services and Water

Strategic Policy Committees assist the council in the formulation, development and review of policy and reflect the major functions or services of a local authority. Membership of the SPC’s will comprise of elected members and representatives of the following sectors:

  • Agriculture/Farming
  • Environmental/Conservation
  • Development/Construction
  • Business/Commercial
  • Trade Union
  • Community/Voluntary
  • Social Inclusion

A copy of the draft scheme is available on the council’s website by clicking here or on request from 045-980565.

Submissions on the draft scheme may be made to Annette Aspell, A/Senior Executive Officer, Corporate Services [at the address below] or by e-mail to Submissions must be received by 5pm on Friday, 31 October 2014.

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