Kildare-Newbridge Municipal District Meeting – Progess Report

Progress Report Kildare-Newbridge Municipal District Meeting 19 September 2018 _____________________ Housing and Corporate Services Housing ***Developments at Tankardsgarden (KN09/0618)*** Stage 3 Approval request has been submitted to the Department for this project. Part of the submission relates to costs. The members will be advised further when this process is completed. Medical report for those applying […]

My motions & questions for today’s (19th Sept) MD Meeting

Motion 1 The Standards in Public Office Commissioner has expressed concern with the failure of lobbyists to register as lobbyists. Notwithstanding the responsibility of lobbyists to register as lobbyists, in light of the Commissioners request that councils make an effort to ensure that lobbyists register with www.lobbying.ie. that the council detail how it plans to […]

Chief Executive Report – July Meeting

This months  News and Highlights – Chief Executive Report-July Meeting Annual Meeting of Kildare County Council Councillor Sean Power was elected Mayor of Kildare at the annual meeting of Kildare County Council and Councillor Robert Power was elected Deputy Mayor. Urban Regeneration and Development Fund (URDF) As part of Project Ireland 2040, the Government announced the […]

Council put a protocol in place to ensure that all councillors are consulted in pre-budget discussions and consultations

My motion at July’s Full Council Meeting, ‘That the council put a protocol in place to ensure that all councillors including those not represented on the Corporate Policy Group or at meetings of group leaders at which no minutes are taken, are consulted in pre-budget discussions and consultations. Here is the report issued by: Ms […]

Council watchdog reveals satisfaction rankings

The National Oversight and Audit Commission’s Local Authority Satisfaction Survey of the 10 largest local authority areas has revealed that Limerick City and County Council tops the rankings in overall satisfaction, with a score of 69%, ahead of South Dublin County Council on 61%, Fingal County Council on 58%, Galway County Council and Dún Laoghaire–Rathdown […]

Traffic Management Plan for Newbridge

My first question at this months (18th July) MD meeting, ‘Can the council outline the process, timeline and funding for the delivery of the eagerly anticipated Traffic Management Plan for Newbridge, detailing all progress since the draft plan was presented by the National Transport Authority to municipal district councillors in February? Report issued by Ms […]