Details and Results of 2014 local elections
(Wednesday, September 10, 2014)
Longford County Council wishes to bring to the notice of landowners and occupiers of land the potential hazards and dangers to road users where trees, shrubs, hedges or other vegetation are not maintained. Landowners and occupiers have a Statutory obligation to ensure that roadside structures, trees, shrubs, etc., do not present a danger to road users.
(Thursday, September 04, 2014)
It has come to the attention of Irish Water and Longford County Council that the public water supply served by Newtown Cashel is/may be contaminated with Cryptosporidium. On the advice of the Health Service Executive and as a precautionary measure pending further investigation, a boil water notice is being issued. Accordingly, in the interest of public health, it is recommended that all users on the Newtown Cashel water scheme boil water before use.
(Thursday, August 28, 2014)
Longford Co. Council advises that making contact with their offices or the NPPR Bureau by e-mail before the deadline can freeze any additional penalties that might otherwise come into effect on 1st September. The six month period during which further NPPR late penalties cease to accumulate in respect of non compliant properties is due to expire at midnight on Sunday 31st August 2014.
(Tuesday, August 12, 2014)
From 5th August 2014, the grace period for purchasing a Valid Pay & Display ticket is to be extended from 10 minutes to 30 minutes designated Paid Parking zones only. Additionally Quarterly Parking Permits will be available from 1st September 2014 to anyone who use or wish to use the €2.00 All Day Car Parks at a reduced fee of €100.00 per quarter.
(Monday, August 11, 2014)
Longford County Council’s cemetery support scheme is intended to provide limited financial support to local community and voluntary groups involved in maintenance and upkeep of cemeteries in the county. Applications are sought from Parish Councils, Community Council’s, and other such local organisations that wish to be considered for funding.
(Thursday, July 24, 2014)
Part 12 of The Local Government Reform Act 2014 repeals provisions in The Local Government (Charges) Act 2009, as amended, so that there will be no further accruals of the Non-Principal Private Residents Charge from March 2014. No further late payment fees will be applied to outstanding charges between now and 31st August 2014.
The cost of the Longford Metropolitan Area Network (Broadband) being installed in Longford Town is estimated at �2.2 million