Agendas 2008

Agenda of February Ordinary Meeting of Sligo County Council on 4th February 2008


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Sligo County Council
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29th January 2008

TO: 

THE CATHAOIRLEACH AND EACH MEMBER OF THE COUNCIL

 

An Ordinary Meeting of Sligo County Council will be held:

ON: 

4th February 2008

 

AT: 

11.00am

 

IN:

Council Chamber, County Hall, Riverside, Sligo

 


You are requested to attend.

 

Signed: 

F. Mac Nabb
Meetings Administrator

 

CLÁR

  1. To confirm the minutes of the Ordinary Council Meeting held on the 3rd of December 2007.  (copy attached)
  2. To confirm the minutes of the Adjourned Budget Meeting held on the 7th of January 2008.  (copy attached)
  3. To confirm the minutes of the Adjourned Budget Meeting held on the 14th of January 2008.  (copy attached)
  4. “To approve, pursuant to Section 183 of the Local Government Act 2001, the disposal of Land at Collooney, Co. Sligo”.  ” (previously circulated)
  5. “To approve in accordance with Part 8 of the Local Government (Planning and Development) Regulations, 2001, the proposed construction of a new sludge De-watering Building at Enniscrone Wastewater Treatment Works at Carrowhubbuck South, Enniscrone, Co. Sligo”.  (report attached)
  6. That Sligo County Council in accordance with Part 8 of the Local Government (Planning and Development) Regulations, 2001 proceed with the proposed construction of the R277 New Airport Road in the Townlands of Larass and Killaspugbrone, Strandhill, Co. Sligo, (report attached).
  7. To adopt the source protection plans for Calry, Kilsellagh and Lough Talt  Public Water Supply Schemes. (report attached)
  8. “To approve the granting of a lease of lands situated between Deepwater Berths Road and Finisklin Road, Sligo, to Bord na Mona Fuels Ltd, Newbridge, Co. Kildare.  (previously circulated)
  9. “That Sligo County Council being satisfied of their general public utility declare the Roads named below to be Public Roads in accordance with Section 11(1) of the Roads Act, 1993. (report attached)  Road No L-63073-0 Road situate in the housing estate of “Eamon De Valera Park” in the townland of Dromore.
  10. “To consider the taking in charge of Group Water Schemes in accordance with Section 6 of the Local Government (Sanitary Services) Act, 1962”. (report attached)
  11. To consider report in relation to the Taking in Charge of the following estate: 
     - “The Maples”, Strandhill, Co. Sligo
  12. To consider the Draft Supplementary Development Contribution Scheme – Western Distributor Road.  (draft scheme attached)
  13. To establish an Audit Committee.  (report attached)
  14. Presentation to inform councillors of proposed variation to Sligo and Environs Development Plan in relation to Sligo Western Bypass.
  15. 15.  Presentation by Aughamore Action Group.

DEFERRED MOTIONS

  1. To consider the following motion as submitted by Councillor P. McGrath

    “To ask Sligo County Council to provide traffic calming measures and signage at Ballyinaboll, Collooney, Co. Sligo”.
  2. To consider the following motion as submitted by Councillor P. McGrath

    “To ask Sligo County Council to urgently look at a traffic management plan for the junction at Clarke’s bridge, which is the junction where the R293 joins the N17”.


MOTIONS

  1. To consider the following motion as submitted by Councillor D. Bree

    “That the Council be provided with a report regarding works required to complete the development at the Rockfield Manor housing estate, Coolaney (PL 02/759 & PL 00/1093) and further that the Council be advised as to why the Rockfield Manor Residents Association has been refused information relating to the development contribution which the Developer is legally obliged to pay the Planning Authority.”
  2. To consider the following motion as submitted by Councillor D. Bree

    “That the Council be provided with copies of reports received from Atkins Consultants concerning the county’s water and sewerage infrastructure and services and a copy of the assessment of needs with respect to water and sewerage services prepared by officials of the Council prior to the appointment of Atkins, which inter alia led the Council to conclude that the authority itself it was not in a position to carry out the work now being undertaken by Atkins.”
  3. To consider the following motion as submitted by Councillor M. Gormley

    “That this Council carry out necessary works to improve junction at Knockadoo, Coolaney in the current year in the interest of road safety”
  4. To consider the following motion as submitted by Councillor D. Bree

    “That the Council be provided with a report on the recent works carried out on the two bridges over the Owenmore river on the duel carriage-way linking Sligo with Collooney, including the reasons for the work and the total cost of the work”
  5. To consider the following motion as submitted by Councillor M. Barrett

    “That this Council provide a pedestrian crossing on the N59 in the village of Dromore West, from the Housing Estate and Shopping Complex to the Community Centre”.
  6. To consider the following motion as submitted by Councillor M. Fleming

    “In the light of recent Government decisions re: water charges for schools I propose that the Ministers for Education and Environment would provide the necessary funding to all schools to install the necessary facilities for harvesting of rainwater and conservation of water”.
  7. To consider the following motion as submitted by Councillor M. Fleming

    “To request an update on the position of the proposed re: alignment of section road N. 17 from Rhue to Charlestown”.
  8. To consider the following motion as submitted by Councillor S. MacManus

    “That Sligo County Council calls on the government to grant aid schools that have to pay water charges and that a waiver system be introduced by government to remove any outstanding arrears for schools in County Sligo”.
  9. To consider the following motion as submitted by Councillor M. Baker

    “To call on the Minister for Environment, Heritage and Local Government and the Minister for Social and Family Affairs to provide grant aid to the elderly to install emergency lighting in their homes, to assist in the event of an ESB outage or such similar occurrence”.
  10. To consider the following motion as submitted by Councillor M. Baker

    “To ask Sligo County Council that in the event of bad weather conditions that all roads in towns and villages be gritted in the interest of public safety”.
  11. To consider the following motion as submitted by Councillor M. Gormley

    “That this Council calls on the Minister for the Environment to bring in legislation to give people living in voluntary houses the opportunity to purchase them”
  12. To consider the following motion as submitted by Councillor G. Mullaney

    “To ask the Director of Services for a progress report on the proposed Ballygawley sewerage treatment facilities”.
  13. To consider the following motion as submitted by Councillor G. Mullaney

    “To ask the Director of Services to provide a set down area for the school bus at Riverstown No. 2 school”.
  14. To consider the following motion as submitted by Councillor G. Mullaney

    “To call on the County Manager to provide funding for completion of the realignment of the R284 at Doonally”.
  15. To consider the following motion as submitted by Councillor P. McGrath

    “That the Council agree in principle to dispose of The Old Sewerage Works at Tieveboy, Ballymote to Elanden Ltd for a nominal sum subject to this company disposing of the old mill at Keenaghan, Ballymote for a nominal sum to Ballymote Community Enterprise Ltd.   The said old mill premises will be developed as a heritage centre and transport museum for the benefit of the people of Ballymote and its environs and for use by visitors to the area”.
  16. To consider the following motion as submitted by Councillor P. McGrath

    “To ask Sligo County Council for an update regarding the Ballymote Sewerage Scheme to include a report on its presence capacity and details of proposed new works”.
  17. To consider the following motion as submitted by Councillor M. Fleming

    “To request that a gritting unit be located at Tubbercurry during the winter season or have gritting material available for spreading on icy roads in the interest of safety”.
  18. To consider the following motion as submitted by Councillor S. Kilgannon

    “That Sligo County Council calls on the Minister for Transport, Mr Noel Dempsey and the Northern Assembly Minister Mr Conor Murphy to meet County Managers from Sligo Leitrim and Cavan along with selected councillors from the three local authorities to discuss the up grading of the Dungannon/Sligo route to finally have this route incorporated into cross border planning”.
  19. To consider the following motion as submitted by Councillor M. Gormley

    “To ask for a report as to when restoration works will be carried out to roads at Doon Rock, Gurteen(road No. 531 ) and Shancough/Knockadoo (road No.4) following the laying of water pipes”.
  20. To consider the following motion as submitted by Councillor A. Higgins

    “What plans the Council has to remove unauthorised developments at Council lands at Ballyfree”.
  21. To consider the following motion as submitted by Councillor J. Lundy

    "To request this Council to carry out urgent restoration works on road 4 between Coolaney and Rockfield village”.
  22. To consider the following motion as submitted by Councillor J. Lundy

    “To request this Council to carry out drainage works at Rhue Cemetery Tubbercurry, as a matter of urgency”.
  23. To consider the following motion as submitted by Councillor J. Lundy

    “To ask that two road signs be erected on the N4 at the Collooney roundabout giving directions to the town of Coolaney”.
  24. To consider the following motion as submitted by Councillor T. McLoughlin

    “To ask Sligo County Council for a report on the provision of an area of land to Strandhill National School for a play and recreation area”.
  25. To consider the following motion as submitted by Councillor T. McLoughlin

    “That Sligo County Council call on the Minister for Education to provide funding for the urgent refurbishment of Strandhill National School”.
  26. To consider the following motion as submitted by Councillor T. McLoughlin

    “That Sligo County Council call on the Minister for Education to allocate funding to Ransboro National School for basic IT equipment”.
  27. Votes of Sympathy
  28. Votes of Congratulations
  29. Conferences
  30. Correspondence
    1. Letter dated 30th November from Macroom Town Council regarding resolution passed in relation to the recent crisis in the Health Service.  (copy attached)
    2. Letter dated 30th November from the Department of Regional Development regarding the upgrading of the Sligo-Enniskillen-Ballygawley road (N16/A4).  (copy attached)
    3. Correspondence dated 3rd of December from Offaly County Council regarding preparing a roll of honour for those who are buried in Flanders.  (copy attached)
    4. Letter dated 11th of December from Galway City Council regarding a resolution passed.  (copy attached)
    5. Letter dated 19th of December from Waterford County Council regarding resolution passed.  (copy attached)
    6. Letter date 17th of December from Iarnrod Eireann regarding level crossings on the Sligo line Ballymote/Clarke’s Bridge.  (copy attached).
    7. Letter dated 28th of December from Clonmel Borough Council regarding resolution passed.  (copy attached)
    8. Letter dated 31st of December from Department of Health and Children regarding cancer services at Sligo General Hospital.  (copy attached)
    9. Letter dated 3rd January from South Tipperary County Council regarding resolution passed.  (copy attached)
    10. Letter dated 9th January from Offaly County Council regarding resolution passed.  (copy attached)
    11. Correspondence dated 14th January from Ballinasloe Town Council regarding resolution passed.  (copy attached)
    12. Correspondence dated 14th January from Ballinasloe Town Council regarding resolution passed.  (copy attached)
    13. Correspondence dated 16th January from Balbriggan Town Council regarding resolution passed.  (copy attached)
  31. Matters Arising from Minutes
  32. Any Other Business

 

 


 


Meeting Date 04/02/2008