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By Ger Ryan

Notice is hereby given that Tipperary County Council has prepared a draft scheme for the implementation of its Strategic Policy Committee system, which will involve elected representatives and local people in the policy making process for their own area.

The draft scheme provides for the proposed number, policy configuration, functions of the SPCs, the number on each committee and an outline framework for sectoral representation on the 6 Strategic Policy Committee’s which it established at its Annual Meeting held on 7th June 2019, namely:
1. Economic Development and Enterprise
2. Housing
3. Infrastructure (to include Roads, Transportation and Water Services)
4. Planning and Emergency Services
5. Environment and Climate Action
6. Community, Culture and Library Services

The draft scheme also includes proposals for the selection of sectoral representatives by the sectors themselves via the Public Participation Network (PPN) and specifies provisional assignment of sector(s) to each SPC and the number of representatives from each sector for each SPC.

The following 7 sectors must be represented in the Council’s SPC configuration:
• Agriculture/Farming
• Environmental/Conservation
• Development/Construction
• Business/Commercial
• Trade Union
• Community/Voluntary
• Social Inclusion

A copy of the draft scheme is available for inspection on the Council’s website – or at any of its public offices located at the following locations:
• Civic Offices, Clonmel, Co. Tipperary;
• Civic Offices, Nenagh, Co. Tipperary
• Municipal District Offices at Carrick-on-Suir, Thurles and Tipperary.

Submissions or observations can be made on the draft scheme up to and including 4.30pm on Friday 23rd August 2019 by email to or post to Tipperary County Council, Corporate Services, Civic Offices, Clonmel, Co. Tipperary.

For further information contact Corporate Services Tipperary County Council, Tel. No: 0761 06 5000.

Signed: Ger Walsh
Meetings Administrator
Tipperary County Council

Dated: 11th July 2019

Ger Ryan