Leitrim Local Community Development Committee

Leitrim Local Community Development Committee (LCDC) was set up in 2014 as part of the Reform of Local Government

Leitrim Local Community Development Committee (LCDC) has 17 members. They come from 4 backgrounds, Loval Government, Community, Local Development and Statutory. All are involved in delivering services locally or actively involved in local community interests. (Click here for members details). The Chief Officer of the LCDC is Justin Fannon, SEO, Leitrim County Council.

Functions of the Leitrim LCDC

  • Prepare the community elements of a six year local economic and community plan and to implement or arrange the implementation of the community elements
  • Review the community elements of the plan at least once during the term of the plan and to monitor on an ongoing basis the implementation of the community elements and revise or amend as necessary
  • Co-ordinate, manage and oversee the implementation of local and community development programmes that have been approved by the local authority or in agreement with another relevant public authority
  • Seek to ensure effectiveness, consistency, co-ordination etc between public funded and community development programmes and co-ordination of all local and community development programmes
  • Report annually on the performance of its functions
  • The Local Community Development Committee also has a general role in seeking to ensure effectiveness, consistency, co-ordination between publically funded and community development programmes. It has a role in co-ordinating, managing and overseeing the implementation of local and community development programmes for e.g. Social Inclusion and Community Activiation Progrmme (SICAP) & LEADER.

There are 2 sub committees of the LCDC as follows:-

Social Inclusion Equality Committee (SEC)

Rural Development Operation Committee (RDOC)

 

Social Inclusion Equality Committee (SEC)

The Social Inclusion and Equality Committee (including oversight of the Social Inclusion Community Activation Programme).  The role of the Social Inclusion and Equality Sub-Committee is to monitor progress locally against targets set nationally and also look at how agencies on the sub-committee can engage further with the programme. The Annual Budget is €524,650.04. There are 12 members on the Social Inclusion Equality Committee. Membership of Social inclusion Equality Committee.docx (size 12.2 KB)

Rural Development Operation Committee (RDOC)

The Rural Development Operational Committee (RDOC) looks at operational issues of the Rural Development/Leader programme.  The Rural Development Operational Committee (RDOC) is comprised of representatives from the LCDC as Local Action Group, Leitrim County Council as Financial Partner and Leitrim Development Company as Implementing Partner. There are 8 members on the Committee.

Membership Rural Development Operational Committe (RDOC).docx (size 11 KB)

 



Contact Details

Economic Development

Leitrim County Council,
Áras An Chontae,
Carrick on Shannon,
County Leitrim.
T: + 353 (0)71 9650496
F: + 353 (0)71 9621982
jfannon@leitrimcoco.ie
acarr@leitrimcoco.ie

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