Council work with the Kildare Wicklow Education and Training Board on a project to identify skill sets and training requirements in Kildare

At this months Council meeting I asked ‘ That the council work with the Kildare Wicklow Education and Training Board on a project to identify skill sets and training requirements in Kildare, with an emphasis on areas of little interest currently to the IDA and Foreign Direct Investment. The majority of Foreign Direct Investment interest […]

What is the outcome of the council’s follow-up with Data Protection Commissioner’s office regarding a list of developer businesses that have failed significantly to comply with planning?

My second question from April’s MD meeting, What is the outcome of the council’s follow-up with the Data Protection Commissioner’s office regarding sharing with other councils, a list of developer businesses that have failed significantly to comply with planning? Report: As previously advised, the council has responsibilities under legislation governing data protection and reputational damage. […]

How many prosecutions has the council brought for building code offences in each of the years since the option for the council to bring summary prosecutions at district court level was introduced by the Buildings Control Act 2007

My first question from April’s MD meeting, How many prosecutions has the council brought for building code offences in each of the years since the option for the council to bring summary prosecutions at district court level was introduced by the Buildings Control Act 2007 and how does it compare with other local authorities in […]

The council use part of the monies allocated to the business incentive fund to incentivise the take up of vacant units in districts like Newbridge

My second motion was ‘that the council use part of the monies allocated to the business incentive fund to incentivise the take up of vacant units in districts like Newbridge where the vacancy rate is higher than the county average. Report issued by Mary Foley, Administrative Officer, LEO and Eileen Hanlon, Head of Finance: As […]

Pay- Parking Review

In April’s MD meeting my first motion was; As part of its pay-parking review, that the council considers the optimum fees and enforcement levels necessary to manage traffic while considering the impact of those fees and enforcement levels upon potential custom to the town/s. Report: The Newbridge Pay Parking bye-laws have recently been reviewed and […]