Limerick Public Participation Network is a countywide network that facilitates people from the community, social inclusion and environmental pillars to participate in local decision-making and policy-development structures. It is part of the framework for public participation in local government and it has a statutory basis in the Local Government Reform Act 2014 (Section 46).
The PPN facilitates community participation and engagement in:
- Strategic Policy Committees (SPC’s)
- Limerick Local Community Development Committee (LCDC)
- Joint Policing Committee (JPC)
- Other Council committees
- Other committees outside of the Local Authority remit where a request for Limerick PPN representation has been requested and agreed to by the PPN
The PPN is made up of a number of interconnected structures, which are: