The purpose of the LCDC is to draw on the knowledge and experience of the public and private sectors to bring about a more joined-up approach to community development and deliver effective and efficient services to citizens, particularly those who are disadvantaged.
The initial term is 3 years, however, the PPN Representatives may apply for re-nomination and re-election for a second term of 3 years.
As a result of public health measures, all meetings are now held virtually via Microsoft Teams and the times of the remaining meetings for 2021 have also been altered by agreement of the LCDC Members as follows:
- Tuesday 13th July at 5.30 p.m.
- Wednesday 29th September at 9.30 a.m.
- Tuesday 7th December at 5.30 p.m.
Galway County Local Community Development Committee (LCDC) is pleased to invite the PPN to nominate individuals for representative roles in the following areas:
- 2 Representatives of Community & Voluntary Interests
These representatives will be the voice for building sustainable communities through the provision and improvement of community facilities and amenities and building the capacity of communities to improve their quality of life.
- 2 Representatives of Social Inclusion Interests
These representatives will be the voice for disadvantaged communities and marginalised groups, supporting training, upskilling, and initiatives to tackle poverty, disadvantage and social exclusion across all marginalised groups.
- 1 Representative of Environmental Interests
This representative will be the voice for environmental improvements across all communities, in green spaces, community gardens & allotments, sustainability and biodiversity across all community developments.
Deadline for online applications – Friday, 23rd July @ 5pm
If you have any queries in relation to the role please contact Mary McGann 087 104 4820.