Safe & Green City

Safe & Green City

Safe & Green City

 

To ensure Cork is a safe and green city with a secure and sustainable environment in which to live, work and play.

Objective

Actions

Contact (Lead & Partners)

Action Ref. #

Co-ordinate and deliver a safe city.

Support the implementation of the JPC Strategy and structures including Local Policing Fora (LPF) and Community Safety Fora.

 

Cork City Council, Gardai, business, community and other stakeholders in the city.

 

4.1

 

Investigate and support the delivery of increased levels of appropriate security in the city.

 

Gardai and LCDC.

4.2

 

Investigate the feasibility of auditing the safety of problematic public spaces in the city.

 

Gardai, Cork City Council and LCDC.

4.3

 

Support the development of initiatives for access services and disposal of drug using paraphernalia for chaotic drug users.

HSE, Gardai, Cork City Council and LCDC.

4.4

Improve pedestrian and cycling life in the city

Deliver a Walking Strategy for the city.

Cork City Council, HSE, and Community Groups.

4.5

 

Continue to pursue greater use and development of cycle ways within the City and wider Region.

 

Gardai and City Council.

4.6

Improve the lighting of public spaces in the city

Investigate the feasibility of delivering a City wide lighting strategy.

Cork City Council, Cork Smart Gateway Gardai and Community Groups.

4.7

Improve access to physical spaces in the city for young people (green spaces, youth cafes, etc.)

Research the needs of Cork City youth networks and young people in relation to physical spaces (green spaces, youth cafes, etc.) in the city.

 

Cork City Council, HSE, CYSPY, Comhairle na nÓg, Community Groups.

4.8

 

Make the city friendly for young persons people by providing secure physical spaces.

Cork City Council, Gardai, Comhairle na nÓg and Community Groups.

4.9

Actively pursue Green City Status by 2021

Support the improvement of green initiatives in the city that will aim to achieve the Green City Status.

Cork City Council, Cork Smart Gateway, Cork Environmental Forum, HSE, and Community Groups.

 

4.10

 

Support and promote the implementation of the Cork City Climate Change Strategy  

Cork City Council, Cork Energy Agency, Cork Smart Gateway, Cork Environmental Forum, and Community & Business Groups.

 

4.11

 

Support the implementation of appropriate flood relief measures that actively address current and future flooding in the city   

OPW, Cork City Council, Cork County Council, Cork Environmental Forum, and Community & Business Groups.

 

4.12

 

Support the implementation of Energy management initiative in the city

 

Cork City Council, Cork Energy Agency, Cork Smart Gateway, Environmental Forum, and Community & Business Groups.

 

4.13

Actively co-ordinate and support the delivery of a safe and green city accessible to all.

Support and co-ordinate the delivery of an accessible city through information sharing and promotion.

Cork City Council, Cork Smart Gateway , PPN, Cork age friendly alliance and disability groups

4.14

 

Ensure the location, design and maintenance of spaces in the city are accessible to all and in line with current best practice.

Cork City Council, Cork Smart Gateway , PPN, Cork age friendly alliance and disability groups

4.15

 

Develop a themed approached to suicide and safety in the community.

 

HSE, Cork City Council, CESCA, Gardai, and other relevant Community Groups.

4.16

Improve and increase the accessibility and visibility of food growing in the city 

Support the delivery of edible growing initiatives in appropriate locations in the city.

Cork Food Policy Council, Cork City Council, the edible growing team, local residents associations and other relevant stakeholders.

4.17

Support the implementation of best practice Bio-diversity in the City

 

To support the continued delivery of the Biodiversity Plan actions incorporated into the Cork City Heritage Plan 2015-2020 and any subsequent review of this plan. 

 

Cork City Council

4.18