County Council invites stakeholders to Athenry regeneration team

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Galway Daily news County Council invites stakeholders to Athenry regeneration team

Galway County Council is inviting stakeholder in Athenry to send representatives for a new team consulting on town regeneration projects.

The council is currently working on several initiatives for Athenry with funding from the Rural Regeneration and Development Fund.

In order to aid in these the council is seeking representatives from local stakeholder groups to form an Athenry Town Team to aid in consultation briefings.

Due to the COVID-19 restrictions in place, full public consultations for those projects which have already been funded will take place online.

For the Town Team, the county council is seeking representatives from approximately 10 different groups for in person consultations.

Only one person from each group will be allowed to attend meetings, and they will serve as the point of contact between the council and their groups.

Some of the possible groups the council has indicated would be suitable include representatives from:

a) Business Community
b) Community & Voluntary Groups / Organisations
c) Cultural / Arts Groups d) Education/health promotion groups
e) Historic & Heritage Societies
f) Social Inclusion/Support Groups
g) Sports Clubs and Societies h) Tidy Towns / Environmental Groups
i) Youth Groups & Children’s Groups j) Local Community members / individuals

The closing date for applications to be part of the team is Monday, November 16.

Expressions of Interest must be submitted by email to regeneration@galwaycoco.ie or by post to Urban & Rural Regeneration Team, Economic, Rural and Community Development, Aras an Chontae, Prospect Hill, Galway H91 H6KX.