Local Just Transition Plan for West Kildare

Kildare County Council are pleased to announce the publication of Local Just Transition Plan for West Kildare attached as part of concerted efforts to support communities impacted by the cessation of peat extraction activities. The focus of the Plan identifies projects to support and advance sustainable social, economic, and environmental development in the transition to a low […]

That this council requests a review of the system by which fund allocations are calculated for Residents Associations

My second motion at March 16th Municipal District meeting “That this council requests a review of the system by which fund allocations are calculated for Residents Associations in the Kildare-Newbridge Municipal District area as compared to the amounts allocated to Residents Associations in Naas with a view to informing and agreeing a fairer allocation of […]

Council outline in detail all mechanisms and options open to us to challenge the designation of Newbridge as a ‘ Self Sustaining growth town’

My first motion at March 16th Municipal District Meeting ” That the council outline in detail all mechanisms and options open to us to challenge the designation of Newbridge as a ‘ Self Sustaining growth town’ in the RegionalSpatial Economic Strategy (RSES) including challenging the lack of representation from this district on Eastern Midlands Regional […]

Council clarify when Local Link is scheduled to commence the service for and between Caragh and Naas

My first question at March 16th Municipal District meeting; “Can the council clarify when Local Link is scheduled to commence the service for and between Caragh and Naas? Here is the report issued by Pamela Pender, A/ Senior Executive Officer, Roads, Transportation and Public Safety Department: The proposed service is currently at the final stages […]

Proposals to bring Kildare-Newbridge MD Residents Association Grants in line with Naas MD – 20th Oct 2021

Residents Associations The members considered the following motion in the name of Councillor McLoughlin Healy.That this municipal district committee ask the executive to increase the proposed allocationfor local Residential Associations in the municipal district budget, in order to bring theallocations for Residential Associations in the Kildare-Newbridge Municipal District in linewith those allocated by the Naas […]

My submission as a member of the Joint Policing Committee to the Annual Policing Plan – December 2020

Submission for Policing Plan 2021 Dedicated Community Policing Unit That we continue to identify trends in respect of anti social behaviour in order to determine appropriate allocations. As the most populous town in the area, Newbridge needs a dedicated Community Policing Unit. At the moment there are 2 Community Policing Gardaí, one in Athy and one in Newbridge. […]

Council provide an update on the implementation of public drinking water fountains across the district

My second question at Wednesday 17th November MD meeting; “Can the council provide an update on the implementation of public drinking water fountains across the district to include the costing for buying/installing each fountain and the top 5 optimum locations for installation across the district, in preparation for budget and LPT retained tax allocation discussions? […]

Council confirm how much is needed for a safe crossing for hundreds of children and families daily over the Pinkeen Stream, Kilcullen

My first question at Wednesday November 17th MD meeting; “Can the council confirm how much is needed for a safe crossing for hundreds of children and families daily over the Pinkeen Stream, Kilcullen and which budget line the allocation will be contained in, in preparation for the upcoming budget? Report issued by: Ms P Pender, […]