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Covid-19

Emergency Management

26 Mar 2020

Fingal County Council and COVID-19: Help us to help you.

Fingal County Council's public offices are now closed to the general public.

A number of our services can be completed over the phone, by mail or online.

You can contact Customer Care Unit at 01 8905000 . Paperwork can be sent by e-mail. E-mail addresses may be found on our website at www.fingal.ie

Full details can be found here.

 

Fingal Community Response Forum

A dedicated community support helpline and email address has been launched to assist at-risk members of the public in accessing non-emergency and non-medical supports and advice. Find out more here.

Climate Change Action Plan: What's Next?

Four key targets have been identified, namely:

  1. 33% improvement in the Council’s energy efficiency by 2020
  2. 40% reduction in the Council’s greenhouse gas emissions by 2030
  3. To make Fingal a climate resilient region
  4. To actively engage and inform citizens on climate change

A sample of the actions across Fingal County Councils five main action areas include:

Climate change action plan 1

Energy and Buildings

  • Complete the Roll out of LED public lighting by 2021
  • Annual Reporting and monitoring to SEAI
  • Publish Fingal County Council’s Energy Review annually
  • Display Energy Certificates for Public buildings
  • Boiler replacement programme in social housing stock
Climate change action plan 2

Transport

  • Continued electrification of the Council’s vehicle fleet.
  • Increase the quantity of bicycle stands in the public domain
  • Expand bike sharing schemes in urban areas
  • Support the Greater Dublin Cycling Network Plan
Climate change action plan 3

Flood Resilience

  • Progress OPW Flood Protection schemes
  • Continued engagement with the OPW to progress further studies of areas within Fingal at risk of flooding.
  • Update Council Emergency Response Plans to include flood event response
Climate change action plan 4

Nature Based Solutions

  • Review and implement the Fingal Tree Strategy
  • Support and promote Naional Biodiversity Data Centre All Ireland Pollinator Plan Actions for Councils
  • Increase Pollinator areas in public parks and open spaces
  • Support the use of allotments as a way communities can grow their own food, and lower food miles and food waste.
Climate change action plan 5

Resource Management  

  • Remove all single use items from Council Canteens
  • Promote “ReUse Month” annually
  • Support and promote the inclusion of climate change initiatives in tidy towns, green schools and cleaner communities
  • Expand tenant induction programme to include tenant energy, water, waste and environmental awareness

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