Comparative analysis of the resources (human and financial) available to our LEO versus other counties with similar populations?

My second question ‘can we get a comparative analysis of the resources (human and financial) available to our LEO versus other counties with similar populations? Here is the report issued by M.Foley, Administrative Officer, Local Enterprise Office. The Local Enterprise Office has requested the information from Enterprise Ireland and will make it available to Cllr. […]

Breakdown of the Financial supports available to and taken up by small and medium enterprises in 2014

My first question was ‘can we have breakdown of the financial supports available to and taken up by  small and medium enterprises in 2014 versus availability and uptake of funding prior to the set up of the LEO structure? Report: The following financial supports were provided by LEO Kildare to SMEs in the county: No. […]

Breakdown of Planning Enforcement Notices

My first motion in this months MD meeting I asked ‘that the council give a breakdown of planning enforcement notices issued and subsequent compliance in each of the years 2010 – 2014 (or across those years where enforcement arises in one year and is complied with in another subsequent year). Report issued by Ken Kavanagh, […]

Kelly & Phelan Announce County Allocations for Leader Element of Rural Development Programme

Alan Kelly T.D., Minister for the Environment, Community and Local Government, and Ann Phelan, TD Minister of State for Rural Affairs have announced the County allocations for the LEADER elements of the Rural Development Programme (RDP). Today, both Ministers have allocated €220 million overall to individual sub-regional (county) areas for the purposes of the implementation […]

Giving traffic wardens the power to enforce the law across traffic, litter and dog fouling

That the council outline any impediments to giving traffic wardens, powers to enforce other laws including but not exclusive to, litter and dog-fouling. Giving traffic wardens the power to enforce the law across traffic, litter and fouling would reduce overall costs and result in cleaner walking routes and communities. Here is the report issued by […]

Accounting system which allows for an aged analysis of debtors, expected to be introduced by the council

When is the accounting system (currently being piloted by Fingal County Council) which allows for an aged analysis of debtors, expected to be introduced by the council? Report issued by Eileen Hanlon, Head of Finance. The Local Government Management Agency (LGMA) is tasked with the upgrade of the Local Authorities Financial System. Fingal County Council […]

Explore further the value of collating a list of developer businesses that fail to comply with planning permission in the future.

That the council explore further the value of collating a list of developer businesses that fail to comply with planning permission in the future. Report issued by Ken Kavanagh, SEO, Planning Department. In accordance with Section 7 of the Planning and Development Acts 2000 – 2014, the Planning Authority has a duty to maintain a […]