Tender process for Youth Council coordinator explained

Donegal County Council says the formula being used to appoint a new co-ordinator for the Donegal Youth Council is a new and innovative way to ensure that the service is provided in the most effective way possible.

The service is effectively being put out to tender, with the county council inviting proposals from "suitably qualified and competent service providers"  for the delivery and coordination of Donegal Youth Council.

Director of Services Michael Heeney says this is not simply a means of circumventing the public service recruitment ban. He says it's a way of ensuring a vital service continues...........