Last paragraph of Standing Order 12, be deleted due to its arbitrary nature

Councillor Cronin’s  motion at Monday’s Full Council Meeting , (28th May)  ‘That the last paragraph of Standing Order 12, transcribed below, be deleted due to its arbitrary nature thereby placing the paragraph at variance with a democratically elected representative council. The Mayor, the Chairman of the Protocol Committee and the Chief Executive may decide on […]

Council clarify the role and function of the County and City Management Association

My motion at today’s Full Council Meeting, ‘ That the council clarify the role and function of the County and City Management Association including its role in relation to local authorities, re legislation, the number of meetings attended by the Chief Executive since 2015, the agenda of the meetings, duration of meetings, travel and subsistence […]

KLIPS Ranking & Guidance Notes

After over 4 years of lobbying for public lighting across the district – we finally received a report of the councils assessment of priority areas to be completed this year. Needless to say I’m hugely disappointed that the Green Road, Eyre Street and Morristown are not included in the council’s initial plans. Costs of lighting […]

Council clarify how and why the community benefit of ten acres promised by then Minister for Defence has been withheld

My first question at today’s (16th May) Municipal District meeting, ‘Can the council clarify how and why the community benefit of ten acres promised by then Minister for Defence Simon Coveney has been withheld, including in the answer; the council’s rationale for refusing to take ownership of the land from the Department; and what if […]

Council outline each step of the process of nomination and allocation of potential tenants to Approved Housing Bodies (AHB) social housing units in the district

My second motion at today’s (16th May) Municipal District Meeting, ‘That the council clearly outline each step of the process of nomination and allocation of potential tenants to Approved Housing Bodies (AHB) social housing units in the district including ; what person/s in the council identifies potential tenants from the council’s social housing list; how […]

Approved Housing Body

My first motion at today’s (16th May) Municipal District meeting, ‘That the council clarify what steps it has taken to ensure that the conditions that existed at the time public monies were allegedly stolen from an Approved Housing Body in the district no longer exist before distributing further public monies from the €86 million allocated […]