Review of the Twinning structure and function within the Council

My final question at Tuesday (15th Nov) MD meeting, ‘Can the council provide an update on the review of the Twinning structure and function within the council as it relates to Twinning in the district including: the legal status of two new town Twinning arrangements agreed this year, contrary to legislation expressly prohibiting councillors from agreeing […]

Council provide update re: its function in relation to the Riverbank Arts Centre

One of my questions at Tuesday (15th Nov) MD meeting, ‘Can the council provide an update re: the exercise of its oversight function in relation to the Riverbank Arts Centre (as per terms and conditions of funding) since  informed of governance and compliance issues addressing specifically in the update: the lower than mandated number of […]

Plan for delivering the Town Design Statements for Newbridge and Kildare Town

Another of my motions at at Tuesday (15th November) MD meeting  ‘That the Municipal District Manager outline his plan/schedule for delivering the Town Design Statements for both Newbridge and Kildare town. Here is the Report Issued by Mr T McDonnell, Director of Service, Housing and Corporate Services,  A draft schedule for delivery as follows: – […]

Provision of Bus Shelters in Co.Kildare

A set of tables, in link below sets out the feasibility following the site assessments and a summary of the position is as follows; 1. There are 5 locations where bus shelters can be provided without any other works being required. Locations are; Moorefield Road, Newbridge (Moorefield Crescent opposite Tesco, Inbound), Moorefield Road, Newbridge (Outside […]

I call on Chair, Vice-Chair and Minutes Secretary of KWETB to consider their positions.

Thanks to the Leinster Leader for this week’s report of the public part of last Wednesday’s Kildare Wicklow Education and Training Board (KWETB) board meeting. Before the discussion of the minutes from the previous meeting of the board (held Sept 27th) were raised on the agenda of last Wednesday’s board meeting (Oct 11th) I asked […]

Council work together with interested community groups to help identify locations around the district for the development of a community garden scheme

My second adjourned motion at today’s (18th Oct) MD meeting; ‘That the council work together with interested community groups including local Grow It Yourself (GIY) groups to help identify locations around the district for the development of a community garden scheme. Report: Kildare County Council has no objection in principle to the development of community […]