Details and Results of 2014 local elections
(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
(Friday, September 26, 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.
(Wednesday, September 24, 2014)
Longford County Council wishes to inform the public of of road works and traffic disruptions on the N4 Longford to Edgeworthstown Road from Ballynagoshen Crossroads for a distance of 4kms towards Edgeworthstown.The National Primary Road N4 shall be reduced to one lane during the works with a Stop/Go system in place. The road will remain open with traffic management measures in place. Delays can be expected.
(Friday, September 19, 2014)
Longford County Council is currently preparing its Corporate Plan that will outline the key strategies, objectives and priorities for action by the newly elected Council for the period 2014 – 2019. The Council invites contributions from interested parties including members of the public, customers, agencies etc. with views or ideas that may shape and inform the Corporate Plan.
(Friday, September 19, 2014)
Longford County Council has prepared a draft Strategic Policy Committee Scheme for the period 2014 to 2019.The purpose of the Scheme is to bring together both elected members and people actively working with social, economic, cultural and environmental bodies to assist the Council in the formulation, development and review of policies related to Council services.
(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.
Longford County Council produces over 14.5 million litres of water each day!