Press Release: Attention all SME in Offaly
At the March Monthly meeting of Offaly County Council the Elected Members asked that the attached presentation be made available to assist Small and Medium Enterprises and Sole Traders to understand the procurement requirements for Public Service contracts.
One of the most important messages from this presentation is the requirement to register on the appropriate sites in order to compete for these contracts. More info here.
Housing Capital Assistance Scheme
Offaly County Council seeks proposals from Approved Housing Bodies for the construction and/or acquisition of homes to meet the needs of homeless persons, older people and people with a disability. This scheme aims to promote sustainable communities and to foster mixed tenure development. Priority will be given to modest developments of 10-16 dwellings. Details of the conditions of the scheme and the criteria to be used by Offaly County Council in recommending proposals to the Department of Environment, Heritage and Local Government for approval are available by request. Approved Housing Bodies are asked to complete and submit their proposals to the undersigned by 5 p.m. on Wednesday April 15th.
Community Grants Scheme 2015
This Scheme is aimed at groups and organisations, within the Municipal District of Birr, involved in any of the following activities:
St Patrick’s Day Parades;
Christmas Lights/Accessories in towns/villages;
Other specific events benefitting the community;
and which rely predominantly on fund raising and donations to operate and are not in receipt of significant state subsidies and support.
The Offaly Local Economic and Community Plan 2015-2021 Pre-Draft
Offaly Local Community Development Committee is preparing a 6 year Economic and Community Plan.
Public Consultation Meetings are being held to give you an opportunity to contribute your ideas on how we can promote and support economic, local and community development in Offaly in a new plan for the County.
We would like to hear from you if you represent business, community and voluntary and social interests along with members of the public about what should be included in the plan at any of the following Consultation Meetings-
Notice of deposit of rate book for inspection and of intention to make a rate
Offaly County Council Notice of deposit of rate book for inspection and of intention to make a rate. Notice is hereby given that Offaly County Council is about to make a county rate of the property rateable thereto in the county of Offaly. The annual rate on valuation (ARV) for the ordinary expenditure of Offaly County Council for service of the year ending on 31st December, 2015 is €66.00.