Meath County Council Ordinary Meeting – 13th May 2019, Council Chamber
10 Notice of Motion
10.3 Submitted by Councillor Trevor Golden
“We call for Meath County Council to make Data that is currently publicly accessible online (Meath.ie) also available in Open Data formats as detailed at https://data.gov.ie/pages/formats”
In line with Action 7.4 under Theme 7 of the National Open Data Strategy 2017-2022 (https://data.gov.ie/uploads/page_images/2018-03-07-114306.063816Final-Strategyonline-version1.pdf) which was published in July 2017, Meath County Council has now designated a member of staff to act as a liaison with the Department of Public Expenditure and Reform’s Open Data Team, to engage on their planned initiatives.
There has also been a Local Government Open Data Working Group put in place, with which Meath County Council are currently participating on the development of a protocol for the publishing of Open Data datasets by all 31 Local Authorities to the https://data.gov.ie/ site, and which will be made available from www.meath.ie also.
Meath County Council has also engaged with the Department of Housing, Planning and Local Government, on their Myplan.ie project, and are currently publishing data to the National Planning Application Database portal, (https://housinggovie.maps.arcgis.com/apps/webappviewer/index.html?id=9cf2a09799 d74d8e9316a3d3a4d3a8de)