Details and Results of 2014 local elections
(Thursday, October 30, 2014)
Notice is hereby given that pursuant to the above Acts, copies of the Draft Register of Electors have been deposited and are available from 1st November, 2014 at the office of the Registration Authority, Longford County Council, Great Water Street, Longford and the office of the County Registrar, Courthouse, Longford.
(Tuesday, October 07, 2014)
A new framework for public participation called the PPN is being developed in County Longford to enable the public to take an active formal role in policy making and to allow for the diversity of voices and interests to be facilitated and involved in decision making. The PPN will be the main link through which Longford County Council connects with the community, voluntary and environmental sectors without prejudice to other consultation processes.
(Tuesday, October 07, 2014)
Longford County Council hereby gives notice that it has made an Order to close the following local roads at their junctions with the N4 between Ballynagoshen and Edgeworthstown between October 13th and November 21st 2014 as required by the roadworks.
(Tuesday, September 30, 2014)
In pursuance of the provisions of section 20 of the FINANCE (LOCAL PROPERTY TAX) ACT 2012 (as amended), I the undersigned, hereby notify the Minister for the Environment, Community and Local Government of the passing of a resolution at a meeting of the above mentioned local authority on 17th day of September 2014 to the effect that the basic rate of local property tax should stand varied downwards by three per cent for the period 1 November 2014 to 30 October 2015 in respect of relevant residential properties situated in the local authority’s administrative area. The varied rate shall take effect from the liability date in the year in which notification is sent to the Revenue Commissioners
(Thursday, September 18, 2014)
The Draft Register of Electors 2015/2016 is now being prepared. The Register proper, based on the revised Draft Register, will come into effect on 15th February 2015. Only persons whose names appear on the Register proper (or any Supplement to the Register which may be prepared) will be entitled to vote in Elections held between 15th February 2015 and 14th February 2016.
(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.
Longford County Council and the Garda Traffic Corp are working in partnership to identify accident sites and accident clusters around the county as part of a National
Road Safety Campaign.