A General Meeting of Leitrim PPN will take place on Wed. Nov. 6th 2019 at the Mayflower Community Centre (Main Hall), Drumshanbo at 8 pm.
Two General Meetings take place each year and it is an opportunity for the members to direct the work of Leitrim PPN.
Sustainable Development Goals
As well as the general work of the meeting, updates on work achieved and ratification of decisions, Catriona Rogerson of the Irish Environmental Network is joining the meeting to outline how PPNs can help achieve sustainable development goals (SDGs). If you haven’t heard about these, the Sustainable Development Goals address global challenges, including those related to poverty, inequality, climate, environmental degradation, prosperity, and peace and justice. The Goals interconnect and Ireland has signed up to achieving the 17 SGDs below by 2030. (Click on the image to find out more).
Representation and Elections
This year, because of the Local Government Elections in May 2019 and normal resignations, a number of representative posts became vacant. Nominations were called for and the response has been good. The following representative positions will be ratified or contested at the General Meeting next Wednesday.
Elections and Voting
Depending on the representation requested, each member group has one vote through their Pillar or Municipal District. So in the case of the nominations received above, there are two elections confined to the Environmental Pillar –
- Strategic Policy Committee for Planning, Economic Development and Infrastructure;
and one election confined to the Social Inclusion Pillar –
- Strategic Policy Committee for Housing, Community and Culture.
The election for Leitrim Childcare Committee is now uncontested as a nomination has been withdrawn.
There were no nominations for the LEADER Evaluation Committee (Carrick on Shannon Municipal District) or for 2 vacancies on the North West Regional Drug & Alcohol Task Force open to members of the Community & Voluntary Pillar.
|Committee/Board||No. of Nominees||Nominee||Pillar/MD Voting|
|SPC – Planning, Economic Development and Infrastructure||2||B Smyth||Environment|
|SPC – Housing Community and Culture||2||Maura Gallagher||Social Inclusion|
|Lola Gonzales||Social Inclusion|
|SPC – Environment, Climate Action and Agriculture||1||J Melia||n/a|
|Joint Policing Committee||4||Breege Griimes||n/a|
|Janice Raine Conick||n/a|
|Local Community Development Committee||1||Bea Cullen||n/a|
|Leitrim Childcare Committee||1||Caroll O’Brien||n/a|
|County Enterprise Fund||1||Conor Maguire||n/a|
|LEADER Evaluation Committee (Youth)||1||Brigid Stenson||n/a|
|LEADER Evaluation Committee (Carrick)||1|
|North West Regional Drug and Alcohol Task Force (C&V)||2|
Where applicable, a voting card will be available to each Member Group. These will be sealed and prepared in advance. An invitation will be sent to the Main Contact in each PPN Member Group and you are asked to respond advising of attendance.
IMPORTANT: We have been seeking your help with re-registration since the end of July this year. If your group has not re-registered by close of business this Monday 4th Nov. your group will be removed from the database.
Information about the general requirements of representation is available from this website – CLICK HERE.
Information about the individual committees and other documents that guide the governance of Leitrim PPN are available under Useful Documents.
If you have any questions about which pillar of area your group is in or on Re-Registration please contact us at email@example.com or phone 087 183 1253.