The County and City Managers' Association (CCMA) have produced an animated video to promote the wide-ranging services that are provided by local authorities and increase awareness around their role within communities. This video also highlights many recent savings and efficiencies within the sector. Link to YouTube Video
The Water Services (Amendment) Act 2012 requires water services authorities to maintain a register of domestic waste water treatment systems. Following a successful process of compiling this register, a Citizen Engagement Campaign around the health and environmental risks associated with septic tanks has been developed.
An international Public Lending Right (PLR) conference, hosted for the first time in Ireland took place in Farmleigh House on September 26 and 27. The 10th international PLR conference brought together international representatives from PLR offices, authors’ organisations and other agencies from Western and Eastern Europe, Canada, USA, South Africa and Taiwan under the aegis of the International PLR Network.
A report published by the CCMA identifies over 2,300 seperate activities undertaken by local authorities to contribute towards job creation and economic development.
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The Government has announced a new improved system of Local Enterprise Offices in each local authority with more funding, more staff and more services.
Minister for the Environment, Community and Local Government, Phil Hogan TD, today (19/12/2013) launched the new strategy 2013-2017 for public libraries, Opportunities for All: the public library as a catalyst for economic, social and cultural development.
LGMA received over 420,000 registrations from owners of Domestic Waste Water Treatment Systems by the February 1st 2013 deadline, representing 85% of the estimated number of such systems.