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 Response to Draft Programme for Government (PfG) Consultation

09 December 2016

The 2016 – 2018 phase of the Programme for Government should herald a new era of joined up government in Northern Ireland. There is an opportunity to rewire our public services, grow productive, value added jobs, decrease the reliance on the public sector, sustain the environment and enhance all communities across NI.

NILGA MEMBER COUNCIL BULLETIN - OCTOBER 2016

20 October 2016

COUNCILS & COMMUNITIES READY FOR REAL CHANGE with RESOURCES & COMMITMENT from all PARTNERS.

PARTNERSHIP PANEL MEETING 12/10/16 - KEY OUTCOMES

17 October 2016

The first Partnership Panel Meeting under the Chairmanship of Minister Paul Givan MLA, Communities Minister, took place on 12th October 2016. This Outcomes Note is provided by NILGA, the Northern Ireland Local Government Association, to provide immediate update to member councils and local government’s representatives.

Planning in Councils - ‘Refresher’ Series for Councillors

25 August 2016

Elected Members and the Planning Committee, 25th October 2016, Craigavon, The Councillor Role in the Development Plan Process, 22nd November 2016, Cookstown, Councillors and the Planning Appeals Commission, 13th December 2016, Antrim and Working with Developers and Agents, details tbc.

NILGA Bulletin August 2016 -

09 August 2016

OUR TIME, OUR COUNCILS: MAKING LOCAL SENSE OF A CHANGING WORLD. This bulletin provides your Council with key information on the work being taken forward through NILGA, councils and partners.

NILGA Response to Draft Programme for Government Framework 2016-2021

21 July 2016

NILGA’s formal response to the consultation on the draft Programme for Government Framework 2016-21. Compiled as a result of extensive consultation across the sector.

NILGA Corporate Plan 2016 - 2019

20 June 2016

This Corporate Plan is a Delivery and Performance Framework which will drive the vision of the sector. That’s why the direct involvement of councils and key partners, such as SOLACE, in the work of NILGA, is essential to fulfil what we all want.

A PROGRAMME FOR LOCAL GOVERNMENT 2016 – 2021 & BEYOND

14 June 2016

STRENGTHENING DEMOCRACY,SUSTAINING COMMUNITIES. NILGA, in conjunction with the 11 new councils, was tasked with developing a Programme for Local Government 2016 – 2021, setting out why and how the two spheres of government can and should work together.

Councillors’ Guide to the Northern Ireland Planning System

27 May 2016

Making Planning Work. Whether you are a newly elected councillor or just new to planning, the Guide is designed to help you understand how planning impacts on your constituents, your District Electoral Area and your Council area, and how you can use it to help your community address local issues.