The Council & Democracy

Council adopts Annual Service Delivery Plan

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Wednesday, February 10, 2016
Dun Laoghaire
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Dún Laoghaire-Rathdown County Council at its Council meeting this week adopted the Annual Service Delivery Plan for 2016.  This Plan sets out a number of principal services which the Council intends to deliver from the Council’s Revenue Budget, which totals €166.6m for 2016.

Some of the principal services outlined in the Plan include:

  • Provision of additional Social Housing units – target of 325 units by December 2016, including construction, leasing, Rental Accommodation Scheme;
  • Implementation of key actions from the Local Economic and Community Plan, support for footfall initiatives, Enterprise week and other events to support business expansion and promote new investment in the County;
  • Climate Change and Energy Efficiency – adoption of Government and local strategies and actions to combat climate change, including application of Green Procurement where possible;
  • Development of a Customer Service Action Plan and Charter by end July 2016, and the introduction of a dedicated customer service facility by December 2016;
  • Delivery of a new Council Website - April 2016;
  • Adoption of the County Development Plan 2016 – 2022 by March 2016;
  • Roll-out of additional Free Wi-Fi Hotspots throughout 2016;
  • Ongoing delivery of Traffic Management Schemes and promotion of sustainable travel;
  • Development of a Library Development Plan 2016 – 2021 by July 2016.

Speaking following the adoption of the Annual Service Delivery Plan, An Cathaoirleach, Councillor Barry Saul, said,

‘I am delighted that the Council is in a position to provide for a range of additional initiatives and expansion of services, particularly in the areas of housing and business support. This Plan will ensure that benefits from the economic recovery are spread fairly across the County for the benefit of all.’