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 […]

Chief Executive Report – June Meeting

News and Highlights to the  Chief Executive Report-June Meeting Change in District Managers – effective from July 2018 Athy – Mr N Morrissey Celbridge-Leixlip – Mr T McDonnell Kildare-Newbridge – Mr J Boland Naas – Mr P Minnock Maynooth – Ms S Kavanagh The Boundary Commission Report was received on 14 June 2018 and is available […]

Council facilitates the provision of a governance training session to members of the Public Participation Network in Kildare

My motion at Monday’s  (25th June) Full Council meeting; ‘That the council facilitates the provision of a governance training session to members of the Public Participation Network in Kildare.   Here is the report issued by Ms S Kavanagh, Director of Service, Economic, Community and Cultural Development;  The Department of Rural and Community Development fund […]