3 – Transportation and Infrastructure Policy

Minutes of Strategic Policy Committee 3 - Transportation and Infrastructure Policy Meeting held on Thursday 13th October, 2005


ATTENDANCE:

  • Councillor John Sherlock (Cathaoirleach)
  • Councillor Gormley,
  • Councillor McGrath,
  • Councillor Murray 
  • Councillor Lundy

REPRESENTATIVES:

  • Mr. G. Queenan

APOLOGIES:

  • Ms. Rita Ann Burke

OFFICIALS:

  • Mr. S. Concannon, Director of Services
  • Mr. T. Carroll, Senior Engineer
  • Mr. K. Larkin, Senior Engineer
  • Mr. John O’Dwyer, Senior Executive Officer

CONFIRMATION OF MINUTES

Minutes of Meeting held on 12th July, 2005 having been circulated were taken as read and confirmed on the proposal of Councillor Gormley, seconded by Councillor Lundy.

MOTION BY RITA ANN BURKE

Committee agreed to defer to the next meeting due to the unavoidable absence of the proposer.

ROADS UPDATE

Mr. T Carroll made a presentation to the Committee on the status of the National and Non-National road network in the County outlining details of works in-progress and in-planning and the various funding options.  In the ensuing discussion the committee asked that in developing funding proposals consideration be given to –

  • developing a link off the N4 to Ballymote  
  • developing a link from Ballymote to the N17
  • N17 Tubbercurry By-Pass
  • Importance of R294 and R296 to the South Sligo region.

ANY OTHER BUSINESS

Votes of sympathy were passed by the Committee to committee member Rita Ann Burke on the recent death of her grandfather and to Mrs. Josephine Duffy on the recent death of her husband.


NEXT MEETING

To be fixed with Chairperson.


Meeting Date 13/10/2005