Manage a new system of pay-parking in Newbridge.

At this months Council meeting I asked  ‘That as part of the current, county wide parking review that the council give serious consideration to piloting Newbridge Chamber’s proposal that they manage a new system of pay-parking in Newbridge. The proposed model could operate as a non-profit with a portion of the cost savings redistributed for […]

Can the council give details of properties it is in control of across the Kildare – Newbridge Municipal District

My second question ‘ Can the council give details of properties it is in control of across the Kildare – Newbridge Municipal District that are vacant for more than three months/six months/twelve months respectively? Here is the report issued by Noel Gorman, Facilities Manager. ‘The only vacant building that the Facilities Section has in Kildare […]

How and how often is the quality of service provided by service suppliers to the council evaluated?

My first question in this months MD meeting; How and how often is the quality of service provided by service suppliers to the council evaluated? Report issued by Bernard Higgins, Head of Information Systems and Procurement: There are currently in the region of 3,000 active suppliers to Kildare County Council. Suppliers are monitored in a […]

Council outline interim solutions to address the issues caused by heavy vehicle type traffic on the Old Connell Road

My second motion in May’s Municipal District, In the absence of funding for the link road, that the council outline interim solutions to address the issues caused by heavy vehicle type traffic on the Old Connell Road which continues to cause distress and danger to local residents. Report:  The Roads Design Department is arranging a […]

Council allocate some of the additional resources in housing to actively pursue landlords for the RAS scheme.

My first motion in May’s Municipal District; That the council allocate some of the additional resources in housing to actively pursue landlords for the RAS scheme. Here is the report issued by Mark McLoughlin, Administrative Officer. The procurement of units under the Rental Accommodation Scheme is being progressed in accordance with the Social Housing Strategy […]