Report on Live Streaming of Full Council

Motion from Councillor McLoughlin Healy 20/1117 – That the council follow the lead of other county councils around the country who have enhanced the transparency and accountability of their councils while protecting against misrepresentations of what happens in the chamber and introduce either streaming or transcription of council meetings. The Protocol Committee considered a final report […]

Newbridge Town Hall New Payment Schedule

I am truly delighted to report that after over a year of lobbying for a fairer pricing structure for use of Newbridge Town Hall my fellow Cllrs approved a new payment schedule which I hope will make our town hall more accessible to community groups. Here is the Payment Schedule as approved today. Commercial – […]

Governance of local Approved Housing Bodies

My first question at  this month’s (18th April)  Municipal District meeting, ‘ Given previous concerns about governance of local Approved Housing Bodies which were sufficient to trigger a national audit approximately three years ago, can the council reassure members that the recommendations of both the national and local audit committees referencing Approved Housing Bodies in […]

Update re: public lighting on the Green Road

My first motion at this month’s (18th April) Municipal District Meeting, ‘ In light of the four year campaign to get new lighting in this municipal district area, that the council provide an update on the October 2017 report which stated that ‘The Public Lighting section will shortly make an assessment for lighting on the […]

Dara Park Surface Water Scheme

My second motion at this month’s (18th April) Municipal District meeting, ‘In light of the failure of large swathes of the green area in Dara Park to recover and thrive, that the council reassess the landscaping works carried out at Dara Park after the Flood Alleviation Scheme works and clarify the following: how much the […]