Tuesday, 9 July 2019

Questions (737)

Dara Calleary

Question:

737. Deputy Dara Calleary asked the Minister for Rural and Community Development the number of applications permissible per county for schemes (details supplied) in 2019, in tabular form. [29541/19]

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Written answers (Question to Rural)

I have provided the number of applications permissible per county for schemes (details supplied) in 2019, in the following table.

Scheme/Programme

Number of applications permissible by county and local authority for schemes

Community Enhancement Programme

The RAPID and Communities Facilities Schemes are no longer available; the Community Enhancement Programme replaced these two earlier schemes.

No limit to number of applications per county or local authority.

Town and Village Renewal Scheme

A maximum of 12 applications can be submitted under this scheme per county.

Outdoor Recreation Infrastructure Scheme

A maximum of 14 applications can be submitted under this scheme per county.

Walks Scheme

The Walks Scheme currently covers 39 trails in 15 counties

CLÁR Programme

A maximum of 15 applications can be submitted under Measures* 1 & 2. There is no limit to the number of applications which can be submitted for Measure* 3 a, b and c.

Local Improvement Scheme

No particular number of roads as long as the Local Authorities work within their funding allocation and within the scheme criteria.

* The Measures funded under the 2019 CLÁR programme are: Measure 1: Support for Schools/Community Safety measures, Measure 2: Play Areas (including Multi-Use Games Areas). And,

* Measure 3: Community Wellbeing Supports (new in 2019), comprising of: (a) First Response Support,(b) Mobility and Cancer Care Transport and (c) Sensory Gardens.