Election of Local Representatives

Schedule 4 of the Grangegorman Development Agency Act sets out the method by which representatives of the local community will be elected to the Board and the Consultative Body of the Agency. The Community have one position on the Board and two on the Consultative Group. The election process can be summarised as follows;

Only residents of the defined neighbourhood are eligible (see electoral area map below).


election_mapClick on the map for closer study.

 

2018

Election of Resident Representatives to the Grangegorman Development Agency and Consultative Group

The term of office of the Grangegorman Development Agency Board and Consultative Group comes to an end this year and in accordance with the GDA Act 2005 the election of new representatives to the GDA Board and Consultative Group will take place on 30th August 2018.

Election Timeline and Process 2018

 

Registration of Groups

In order to be able to vote in either election or to put forward candidates all groups must first register with the Grangegorman Development Agency.  Please note that even if you registered with the GDA in 2015 you need to re-register your group now. Two lists will be compiled for the elections, one for the Board election and one for the Consultative Group election. Please read the important information below on the criteria for being put on each list.

 

Tenant/Resident Associations

If you are a tenant association or residents association in the Grangegorman neighbourhood (see map attached) please fill in the Green Form attached. Such associations may register for the Board election and the Consultative Group election. Please tick one or both of the boxes as appropriate.

Green Form

 

Community Groups

If you are a Community Group (this includes tenant/resident associations, parish and district associations and groups, youth and sports clubs, and similar non-commercial groups) in the Grangegorman neighbourhood (see map attached) you may only register for the Consultative Group election and therefore fill in the Yellow Form attached.

Yellow Form

 

The closing date for receipt of the registration forms is 5pm on Friday 13th July, 2018. All forms should be returned to the Grangegorman Development Agency, Grangegorman Lower, Dublin 7. If you have any queries relating to this or any other matter please do not hesitate to contact us on 01 4024140 or e-mail us at communications@ggda.ie. The Agency reserves the right to;

 

(i)           decline to register an entity, or to remove an entity from the register, in circumstances where there is a risk of duplication of representation, duplication of voting rights or duplication of votes, or

(ii)          take any other action which it believes is necessary to secure and protect the integrity of the electoral process.

 

Don’t forget

The closing date for receipt of the registration forms is 5pm on Friday 13th July, 2018