Council provide a list of the top 10 earning contractors (accumulated) across each Directorate in the municipal district

My second question at today’s Municipal District meeting, ‘Can the council provide a list of the top 10 earning contractors (accumulated) across each Directorate in the municipal district together with an explanation of how the opening and tender evaluation panels are selected and a reassurance that the council has adhered to national procurement policy in […]

Council detail the action it took to reassure itself as to the governance of the Arts Centre after a discrepancy of €63,000 was discovered

My first question at today’s Municipal District meeting, ‘Can the council detail the action it took to reassure itself as to the governance of the Arts Centre after; a discrepancy of €63,000 was discovered between a loan recorded in the Arts Centre accounts as a loan from the council which did not appear in the […]

Council provide an update and identify which estates and when are to benefit from traffic calming solutions around the district.

My first motion at today’s Municipal District meeting, ‘That the council provide an update and identify which estates and when are to benefit from traffic calming solutions around the district. Here is the report issued by Ms E Wright, Senior Executive Officer, Roads, Transportation and Public Safety Section. There is no available list, each estate […]

Council provide seating for parents / replace the bins that were removed at Skatepark

My second motion at March (20th) Municipal District meeting; ‘Given the success of the new Skatepark in Newbridge that the council provide; seating for parents who have no option at the moment but to stand for long periods while supervising young children; replace the bins that were removed when redesigning the park; the CCTV envisaged […]

Council outline progress of its investigation of how the Water Tower could be demolished and removed

My second question at March (20th) Municipal District meeting; ‘Can the council outline any progress in terms of its investigation of how the Water Tower could be demolished and removed in Newbridge? Here is the report issued by: Mr J Boland, District Manager: The council’s consulting engineers, Donnachadh O’Brien and associates, have been engaged to […]

Council outline the timeline and funding sources for each stage of the National Transport Authority traffic management plan

My first question at March  (20th) Municipal District meeting; ‘Can the council outline the timeline and funding sources for each stage of the National Transport Authority traffic management plan and for the development of a new cultural quarter in Newbridge; specifically identifying the source of the €6.3 million for the cultural quarter and the extent of […]

Councils response to concerns raised re: hosting of road staff by Deputy Frank O’Rourke

To: Mayor and Members of Kildare County Council and Oireachtas Members Date: March 8th, 2019 Issued by: Niall Morrissey, Director of Services Re: Continuing Professional Development (CPD), and Technical Training for the Engineers and Technicians of the Transportation and Road Design Department _________________________________________________________________________                     “In September 2018 […]