Deadline Approaching on Applications to Community Improvement Scheme

Kerry County Council will continue to accept applications for the Community Improvement Scheme over the next two weeks.. ©Photograph: John Reidy

A note from Cllr. Fionnán Fitzgerald to alert constituents that the current two-year Community Improvement Scheme,(CIS) covering the years 2020 and 2021, will be completed at the end of the 2021 Roads Programme.

The Department of Transport has advised that they propose to continue with the CIS scheme for 2022 and for 2023 and have invited local authorities to apply for CIS funding for these years, which the council must submit, with detailed costings, by September 30th. 2021.

What is the CIS

The scheme provides an an opportunity for communities to have road repair work carried out at relatively modest cost on local roads and cul-de-sacs that would not normally be included on the Council’s main roadworks programme.

July 9th Closing Date

In this regard, Kerry County Council invited applications for CIS by public advertisement on June 16th 2021 with a closing date of July 9th 2021.

Based on the number of valid applications received and based on the level of funding the Council received for CIS projects in 2020 and 2021, there may be scope to include additional schemes in the next two-year programme.

Two More Weeks to Apply

Accordingly, the council will continue to accept applications under this scheme over the next two weeks..

Further details of the CIS scheme are available from the council’s website:

Send Completed Forms to….

Completed application forms should be returned to Mr. Mossy Brosnan, Administrative Officer, Roads Department, County Buildings, Tralee or Emailed to on or before Friday, 10th September 2021.

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