NILGA Policy & Publications

All booklets, leaflets and bulletin communications to councils, providing an update on outcomes from a meeting or event, will be published in this section.

Ranging from Annual Reports, Conference Booklets and weekly bulletins are important forms of reference for future research and confirmation of information.

NILGA EVENTS - ‘Foundations for Innovation’ Towards Digital Local Government

28 March 2017

25th April 2017, Craigavon Civic Centre. Conference will explore the transformation challenges for our 11 councils, maximizing the opportunities of digital technology, innovation and collaboration, to deliver better services for our ratepayers.

EU Referendum Outcomes - NILGA Position Paper

13 March 2017

EU Referendum Policy Guidance for Local Government – Invest in Councils, Protect Our Communities.

NILGA ALL COUNCIL BULLETIN FEB / MAR 2017

14 February 2017

ELECTIONS & BREXIT SPECIAL EDITION. COUNCILS ARE FAIR, COUNCILS ARE FIT, AND COUNCILS ARE THE FUTURE.

NIHE - Ending Homelessness Together

14 February 2017

NILGA notes the reference to the draft Programme for Government (PfG) and in particular the outcomes-based approach being taken in developing the new Programme and welcomes the aspiration to align the homelessness strategy with the emerging PfG.

DAERA - Consultation Review of Bathing (NI) 2017

14 February 2017

NILGA welcomes the opportunity to respond to the DAERA consultation on the 2017 Review of Bathing Waters.

DfI Planning (EIA) Regulations (NI) 2017

14 February 2017

Implementation of the EIA Directive in Northern Ireland allows for protection of the environment through the incorporation of environmental considerations into the preparation of projects.

DfF - Rates Rethink Response

14 February 2017

NILGA welcomes the opportunity to input formally into the Department’s Rates Rethink consultation paper. Rates are the most important source of income (circa 75%) for our 11 District councils and form a significant part of the tax and public sector investment base in NI.

NILGA EVENTS - Investing in your Community,

20 January 2017

Local Council Finance and Investment Event. Tullyglass House Hotel Galgorm Road, Ballymena BT42 1HJ 24th February 2017

NILGA MEMBER COUNCIL BULLETIN - DECEMBER 2016

12 December 2016

NILGA wishes elected members, staff and all communities across the 11 councils a happy Christmas and a positive, productive 2017.

NILGA Response to the Apprenticeship Levy Consultation

09 December 2016

This consultation was ISSUED by the Department of the Economy on 29th November 2016 and requires a RESPONSE by 23rd December 2016.