Community Gain Liaison Committee
Dublin City Council has established a Community Gain Liaison Committee in accordance with statutory approvals obtained for the Waste to Energy project. The Committee will be responsible for administering the Community Gain Fund and for decisions on projects to be supported by the fund. In addition, the Committee will act as a liaison between Dublin City Council and the local community in relation to ongoing monitoring of the construction/operation phases of the facility.
The committee consists of:
Mary de Courcy, Railway Union Sports Club
Mary Doolin,Ringsend Community Services Forum
John Nolan,Dublin Stevedores Ltd. Dublin Port
Cllr. Chris Andrews
Cllr. Frank Kennedy
Cllr. Kieran Binchy
Rose Kenny, Area Manager
Vincent Norton, Executive Manager
John Daly, M.D. Covanta
Community Gain Fund:
A Community Gain Fund has been established by Dublin City Council in accordance with statutory approvals obtained for the Waste to Energy project. The fund will be administered by the Community Gain Liaison Committee and will consist of:
- A capital contribution from the developer, Dublin Waste to Energy Ltd., equivalent to 3% of the capital costs of the Waste to Energy facility. This contribution is estimated at €10.3m and will be made over the 3 year construction phase. Dublin Waste to Energy Ltd. has commenced making contributions to the fund.
- An annual contribution per tonne of waste accepted for thermal treatment. This contribution will be €1 per tonne from the first year following commissioning of the plant and thereafter will be updated in accordance with the consumer price index.
For information on the work of the Committee and how to apply for funding from the Community Gain Fund please go to www.dublinwastetoenergy.ie/cglc.