The new civic offices in Tipperary town received a prestigious award at the weekend when it was named the best civil engineering project in the country at the Local Authority Members Association (LAMA) Awards 2013.
The new town council offices and the decentralisation offices in the town scooped the top award in the category.The award recipients were Tipperary Town Council who submitted the project.
Hosted by Miriam O’Callaghan, the awards were held on Saturday 26th January at a gala event at the Crown Plaza Hotel Northwood Dublin, where over 400 guests gathered to honour this year’s winners.
First held in 2006, the LAMA Awards were created to recognise innovative local and national projects in the areas of infrastructure, community development, recreation and social impact initiatives. Councillor Hugh McElvaney, Chairman of the LAMA Association, said:
“It is great to get the opportunity to highlight and acknowledge excellent projects and initiatives at local, county and national level. Congratulations to all the nominees and winners.”
Commenting on the awards, Chairman of IPB Insurance George Jones said;
“Once again the awards have served up a very high standard of projects and initiatives and is testimony to the hard work being done by Local Authorities and their communities. It is only fitting to publicly acknowledge this great work so as to promote best practice and encourage others to aspire to these high standards.”