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Representatives

Committee Name

Joint Policing Committee (JPC)

Committee Purpose

To develop greater consultation, co-operation and synergy on policing and crime issues between An Garda Síochána, Laois County Council and its Elected Representatives, and the Community and Voluntary sector.

PPN Elected Reps on Committee

  • Noel Dooley
  • Tom Jones
  • Pat Fitzpatrick
  • Thomas Timmons

Committee Name

Economic Development, Enterprise & Planning SPC

Committee Purpose

To assist the Council in the formulation, development and review of Planning, Economic Development & Enterprise Policy in Laois.

PPN Elected Reps on Committee

  • Noel Gavigan

Committee Name

Community, Social, Cultural & Heritage SPC

Committee Purpose

To assist the Council in the formulation, development and review of Social Inclusion, Community, Tourism, Library & Heritage Policy in Laois.

PPN Elected Reps on Committee

  • PJ Phelan
  • Vacant
  • Bobby Delaney

Committee Name

Transportation, Environment & Emergency Services SPC

Committee Purpose

To assist the Council in the formulation, development and review of Roads & Transportation Policy in Laois.

PPN Elected Reps on Committee

  • Kitty Creighton

Committee Name

Housing Policy SPC

Committee Purpose

To assist the Council in the formulation, development and review of Housing Policy in Laois.

PPN Elected Reps on Committee

  • Michael Cobbe
  • Sheelagh Coyle

Committee Name

LCDC

Committee Purpose

To develop, co-ordinate and implement an integrated approach to local and community development. To pursue opportunities for funding & to monitor the Community elements of the LECP (Local Economic & Community Plan).

PPN Elected Reps on Committee

  • PJ Campbell
  • Robbie Quinn
  • Paddy Buggy
  • Mary White
  • Vacant

Committee Name

Laois Heritage Forum

Committee Purpose

Laois Heritage Forum is a partnership body, drawn from a range of organisations with an interest in protecting and developing the heritage of County Laois, to advise on the preparation and implementation of the County Laois Heritage Plan. Nominations to the Heritage Forum come from each of the three pillar groupings, i.e. Community/Social Inclusion/Environment pillars.

PPN Elected Reps on Committee

  • Sean Murray
  • Ray Harte
  • Vera Donohue

Committee Name

Laois Tourism

Committee Purpose

The aim of Laois Tourism to develop and implement a sustainable tourism policy on behalf of the industry and enhance the image of Laois as a tourist destination.

PPN Elected Reps on Committee

  • Michael Dowling

Committee Name

Laois Sports Partnership

Committee Purpose

The main purpose of Laois Sports Partnership (LSP) is to promote, support and facilitate participation in sport and physical activity and implement the Laois Sports Partnership Strategic Plan and future plans

PPN Elected Reps on Committee

  • Eibhlin Smith
  • Marian Condren

Committee Name

Locallink

Committee Purpose

Laois/Offaly Locallink is a rural transport initiative operating under the Rural Transport Programme funded by the Department of Transport. It uses private operators and provides a flexible community-based service connecting rural areas to Portlaoise and other large towns in the county.

PPN Elected Reps on Committee

  • Violet Madu

Committee Name

Laois Partnership

Committee Purpose

Laois Partnership Company was formed in 2008 to offer one unified structure for the delivery of economic, social and cultural services to small businesses, community groups and individuals in County Laois. This work is largely delivered through: The Rural Development Programme (previously LEADER), the Local Community Development Programme (previously LDSIP), as well as a number of other complementary programmes.

PPN Elected Reps on Committee

  • Laurence Phelan
  • Conor Bergin
  • John E Troy

Committee Name

Laois County Childcare Committee

Committee Purpose

PPN Elected Reps on Committee

  • Sharon Claxton
  • VACANT

Committee Name

Laois County Council Placenames Committee

Committee Purpose

PPN Elected Reps on Committee

  • Mick Dowling

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