Draft Strategic Policy Committee (S.P.C.) Scheme 2019 - 2024

Following the Local Elections 2019, Sligo County Council is establishing new Strategic Policy Committees (SPC’s).

Strategic Policy Committees are Local Authority Committees whose membership includes elected councillors, representatives of business, farming interests, environmental/conservation groups, trade unions and community and voluntary members.  The role of Strategic Policy Committees is to advise and assist the Council in the formulation, development and review of policy.  The SPC system is intended to give councillors and relevant sectoral interests an opportunity for full involvement in the policy making process from the early stages.

The proposed structure of Sligo County Council’s Strategic Policy Committees is as follows:

  1. SPC 1 - Housing & Corporate
  2. SPC2 - Environment & Infrastructure
  3. SPC 3 - Planning, Community & Economic Development, Arts & Culture
  4. SPC 4 - Climate Change

Members of the SPC’s will comprise of local elected members and representatives of the following sectoral groups:

  1. Agriculture/Farming
  2. Environmental/Conservation
  3. Development/Construction
  4. Business/Commercial
  5. Trade Union
  6. Community/Voluntary
  7. Social

Draft Strategic Policy Scheme

Sligo County Council has prepared a Draft Strategic Policy Committee Scheme for the period 2019-2024.  Submissions on this draft Scheme are now being invited and can be submitted to:

J. Moran, Senior Executive Officer, Corporate Services Section, Sligo County Council, County Hall, Riverside, Sligo, not later than 4.00 p.m. on Friday 18th October 2019. Submissions can also be emailed to: corporate@sligococo.ie

Copies of the Scheme are available to download at below or can be obtained from the Corporate Services Section, Sligo County Council, Phone: 071 9111016. 

Following adoption of the Scheme by the Council, sectoral nominees will then be sought from the National Pillars and the Public Participation Network (PPN)

B. Gavin
A/Director of Services

Draft SPC Scheme 2019-2024 (PDF) - 315 kbs  PDF