Leitrim PPN County Plenary and Call For Nominations

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The County Plenary for Leitrim Public Participation Network will take place on Wednesday March 21st 2018 at the Mayflower Centre, Drumshanbo, County Leitrim at 8:00 pm.

Members of the Public Participation Network represent its members on many boards and committees that influence decision making at county and regional level. There are seven vacancies on boards and your group will have received a call for nominations.

Nominations are sought for the following vacancies on Public Participation Network Panels:

  • Secretariat – One position for an Environmental Representative
  • Leitrim Development Company Board of Management – Carrick on Shannon Municipal District, Two positions available, for 1 man and 1 woman;
  • Leitrim Development Company Board of Management – Ballinamore Municipal District, One position available for 1 man;
  • Joint Policing Committee – One position for Social Inclusion representative
  • North West Regional Drug & Alcohol Task Force – two positions for Community & Voluntary Representatives

The deadline for the receipt of completed nomination forms is 4pm on Wednesday 14th March 2018. In the case of more than one eligible nominee being put forward for any of the vacancies, elections will be held at the County Plenary at the Mayflower Centre, Drumshanbo, 8:00 pm on Wednesday 21st March 2018.

Nominations and Voting

Every group registered to Leitrim PPN has one vote at County Plenary regarding decisions made and ratification of elections. However, nominating and voting in elections are restricted as follows:



Electoral College Voting Rights


Environmental Pillar

All groups registered in     Environmental Pillar
Board of Management, Leitrim Development Committee

Carrick on Shannon MD

Groups Registered in Carrick on Shannon MD area – all Pillars
Board of Management, Leitrim Development Committee

Ballinamore MD

Groups Registered in Ballinamore MD area – all Pillars
Joint Policing Committee

Social Inclusion

All groups registered in Social Inclusion Pillar
North West Regional Drug & Alcohol Task Force

Community & Voluntary Representation x 2

All groups registered Community & Voluntary Pillar

Correspondence will be sent by mail, or email, to the main contact registered for groups forming part of the:

The Social Inclusion Pillar

The Environmental Pillar

The Community & Voluntary Pillar

Carrick on Shannon Municipal District

Ballinamore Municipal District

The correspondence includes Nomination Forms and Criteria for Selection of posts for which you may nominate and vote.

If you think your group is registered as being part of one of the above and you have not receive the relevant correspondence, please advise Tracy Ferguson, Leitrim PPN Resource worker as soon as possible to review your registration using the contact details below:

Tracy Ferguson

Resource Worker

Leitrim PPN

Leitrim County Council

Aras an Chontae

Carrick on Shannon

County Leitrim

 Telephone: 071 96 20005 ext 544         Mobile: 087 183 1253

Email: info@leitrimppn.ie

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