Special Speed Limit Review 2018 – Kildare / Newtown

The following housing estates taken in charge by Kildare County Council will be assessed for the introduction of Jake’s Law signage;

  • Bishopland
  • Collaghknock Glebe
  • Dunmurray
  • Loughminane Green
  • Lourdesville
  • Maryville
  • Dunmurray Court
  • Cluain Aoibheann
  • Farrenberge Glebe
  • North Glebe
  • Curragh Finn
  • Bishopsland
  • Pigeon Lane
  • Dara Park
  • Beechgrove
  • Drumcree Court
  • Rathbride
  • Whiteabbey Lawns
  • Ruanbeg Manor
  • Elm Grove

Special Speed Limit Review 2018 – Rathangan

The following housing estates taken in charge by Kildare County Council will be assessed for the introduction of Jake’s Law signage;

  • Ard Mhuire
  • Beechgrove
  • St. Patrick’s Park
  • Annesboro View
  • Housing Estate at Boyce’s Field
  • Ballyderrig
  • Doorley Park
  • Doorley Court
  • Pomeroy Park
  • Tannery Wharf
  • Temple Mills
  • Preston Brook
  • Doctors Court

Special Speed Limit Review 2018 -Newbridge

The following housing estates taken in charge by Kildare County Council will be assessed for the introduction of Jake’s Law Signage;

  • Allenview Heights
  • Dara Park
  • Highfield Park
  • Lakeside
  • Liffey Terrace
  • Pairc Mhuire
  • Rosconnell
  • St.Brigid’s Terrace
  • St. Patrick’s Terrace
  • Standhouse
  • Langton Park
  • Moorefield Park
  • Fernside
  • Sarsfield Drive
  • Grange Heights
  • Connell Weir
  • Wellsley Manor
  • Roseberry Hill
  • Mount Carmel
  • Hawthorn Close
  • Georgian Village
  • Cedarwood Park
  • Ailesbury Park
  • Moorefeld Drive
  • College Grove
  • Barretstown Lawns
  • Standhouse Lawns
  • Rathcurragh Lodge
  • Pinewood Close
  • Seven Springs
  • The Priory
  • The Grange
  • Connell Drive
  • Baroda Court
  • Liffey Drive
  • River Court
  • Raymond Court
  • Roseberry Court
  • Great Southern
  • College Farm
  • Kilbelin
  • Belmont Green
  • Greenmount Park
  • Moore Avenue
  • The Oaks
  • Keadeen Park
  • Ryston Close
  • Barretstown Meadows
  • Riverside Park
  • Liffey Hall
  • Ballymany Manor

Newbridge Skatepark

Work has started on the installation of the skatepark. Works on the formation of the skatepark features have started and it is hoped to have these completed by Christmas.  Work on widening the paths, constructing new ones to cater for existing desire lines and upgrading the existing lighting will be completed in the new year once the skatepark is complete.

#ceo #report #newbridge #skatepark

Healthy Ireland

Work is commencing to roll out the initiatives funded to promote health and wellbeing under Healthy Ireland across the county. Contracts were signed with the implementers who are commencing the roll out of a range of initiatives across the county:

  • County Kildare Chamber of Commerce
  • South West Regional Drugs and Alcohol Task Force
  • Heads-Up
  • Kildare Sports Partnership
  • County Kildare LEADER Partnership

Planning permission for the Athy primary care centre has issued.

#ceo #report #healthy #ireland

Community Grants 2018

The table below outlines the grants awarded to date across the county under the various grant schemes administered by the Community and Cultural Development Department.

 

Grant Scheme                                       No. of Grants                                  Amount Awarded

Community Grant*                                              147                                          €191,250.00

Festival Grant                                                         83                                          €100,000.00

Private Residents Assoc                                      258                                          €128,050.00

Local Authority Residents Assoc                          82                                        €  56 ,00 .00

LPT Grants (Specifc)                                               76                                        € 633,677.00

LPT Grants (Sports – Athy MD)                            27                                         €  20,000.00

LPT Grants (Residents Associations)                 141                                          €   77,000.00

LPT Grants (Athy Municipal District)                 26                                         €   13,000.00

                                                                                 840                                     €1,218,977.00

 

#ceo #report #community #grants #2018

Funding for Digital Services

Kildare Libraries have recently received funding for the provision of digital library services across Kildare. The funding is aimed at providing library users with access to the latest technologies and supporting users who are not confident with technology.

Equipment being purchased in Kildare includes computers and laptops for public use, tablets for use by the public to access new technologies and use online library services, interactive touch screens for collaboration work, classes and meeting spaces, gaming and virtual reality equipment, kits to support coding including robotics kits and self service tablet lending systems which will allow users to borrow a tablet with their library card and use the device within the library. The laptops , tablets and computers will allow for classes supporting library users in developing their digital skills while the coding equipment will complement the existing Science Technology Engineering Arts and Maths Programme.

#libraryandartsservice #ceo #report

That Kildare County Council noting the recent Cervical Check Scandal, calls upon the Minister for Health and An Taoiseach to acknowledge, support and respond in detail to the demands of the Standing4Women campaign

My motion at Novembers Full Council meeting was; ‘That Kildare County Council noting the recent Cervical Check Scandal, calls upon the Minister for Health and An Taoiseach to acknowledge, support and respond in detail to the demands of the Standing4Women campaign. These include; Legislation and policy on mandatory open disclosure independent of patient safety bill. Provision of a start and end date and full disclosure of the 1800 smears yet to be audited, and a breakdown of the new package being negotiated with laboratories carrying out smear slide analysis including mandatory site audits.

Report Issued by: Ms M McIvor, Senior Executive Officer, Corporate Services.: This is a matter for the members to agree.