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Tallaght ACM (1) 7th December, 2005 Agenda


Date:
07/12/2005 00:00
Location:
Council Chamber
Standing Orders:
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Headed Items

H-I (1)

Submitted by:
Housing Administration,Katherine Nicholls
Responsibility:
 

Minutes from Tallaght Area Committee Meeting 21st November, 2005

(circulated herewith)

 

Housing

Questions

Qu (1)

Submitted by:
Councillor M. Corr
Responsibility:
Philip Murphy

"To ask the manager to give a breakdown per estate by naming both the estates and indicating the numbers of houses in each estate in the Tallaght South area in the following categories - (a) Houses already occupied (b) Houses under construction and ( c) Projected numbers of houses per planning permissions granted to date?"

 

Qu (2)

Submitted by:
Councillor M. Corr
Responsibility:
Philip Murphy

"To ask the Manager to as a matter of urgency assess the condition of the surrounding area of the Jobstown Village development and consult with local groups in order to address their concerns with respect to its current neglected state?"

 

Qu (3)

Submitted by:
Councillor J. Neville
Responsibility:
Philip Murphy

"To ask the Manager to have arranged the resurfacing of *details supplied in view of the damage inflicted by vehicles servicing the completed infill housing at this location and will the Manager make a statement on this urgent issue?"

Qu (4)

Submitted by:
Councillor J. Neville
Responsibility:
Philip Murphy
" To ask the Manager for an update on proposals now  or in the past for infill housing at *details supplied  and will the Manager please note the severe anti-social activity at this location and will the Manager outline what objections if any prevented such infill housing at this location and will the Manager make a statement on the matter?."

Qu (5)

Submitted by:
Councillor K. Warren
Responsibility:
Tom O'Neill
"To ask the Manager what action will be taken on foot of a request from residents who live in Kilmartin Avenue, Fettercairn, concerning a request to close the laneway at the back of their homes as a means of closing access to existing open spaces in the area, and given the very recent successes in terms of action taken on Kilmartin Drive and Kilmartin Green, in terms of establishing cul de sacs, if the Manager would progress this application as a means of reducing anti-social activity in the area, and improving the general quality of life for residents who live there, and if he will make a statement on the matter?"

Headed Items

H-I (2)

Submitted by:
Housing Administration
Responsibility:
Mick McCartan

REPORT ON HOUSING CONSTRUCTION PROGRAMME

(circulated herewith)

H-I (3)

Submitted by:
Housing Administration
Responsibility:
Jimmy Kelly

REPORT ON IMPLEMENTATION OF TRAVELLER ACCOMMODATION PROGRAMME

(circulated herewith)

H-I (4)

Submitted by:
Housing Administration
Responsibility:
Housing Administration

New Works

(none received)

Correspondence

Cor (1)

Submitted by:
Housing Administration
Responsibility:
Housing Administration

Correspondence

(none received)

Headed Items

H-I (5)

Submitted by:
Housing Administration
Responsibility:
 

Cathaoirleach's Business                Councillor E. Maloney

(none received)

Motions

Mot (1)

Submitted by:
Councillor C. Jones
Responsibility:
Tom O'Neill

"That this Committee  calls for an exploration of funding sources to enable an Estate Management programme in the Allenton/Ballycragh area;  noting that this area has been experiencing very distinct problems in recent years"

 

Mot (2)

Submitted by:
Councillor M. Corr
Responsibility:
Mick McCartan
"That this Council agrees to assess the current lack of security measures in Jobstown Village Square Senior Citizen housing development, vis-a-vis entrance to apartments and the open plan nature of the carparking arrangements, with a view to installing whatever comprehensive measures are necessary to ensure the personal safety of residents"

 

Mot (3)

Submitted by:
Councillor C. King
Responsibility:
Hugh Pierce
"That this Committee calls on the Manager to introduce an accelerated refurbishment programme on all "boarded-up"/vacant houses in the Tallaght Area, taking into consideration the huge numbers awaiting houses and the problems the ever increasing number of these houses is causing on communities"

Mot (4)

Submitted by:
Councillor C. King
Responsibility:
Mick McCartan
"That this Committee calls on the Manager as a matter of urgency to remove by whatever means necessary the laneway along Cushlawn Dale, which was recently provided as part of the infill development in Cushlawn Estate"

Mot (5)

Submitted by:
Councillor M. Corr
Responsibility:
Tom O'Neill

"That the housing and other relevant departments such as community to initiate a process whereby residents representatives groups within the Russell Square development can get together to identify the positive and negative aspects to the development with a view to engaging residents in a supported and consistent Estate management process".

Environment

Questions

Qu (6)

Submitted by:
Councillor M. Corr
Responsibility:
Paul Fleming

"To ask the Manager to write to the Health Services Executive asking them to address the very serious issue of the appalling external appearance of the Mary Mercer Health Centre, this is a landmark building in Jobstown and its neglected appearance has had the effect of undoing all of the good efforts of volunteers and community representatives with respect to environmental enhancement such as planting and the efforts of the Handcart operative etc?

 

Qu (7)

Submitted by:
Councillor J. Neville
Responsibility:
Paul Fleming
" To ask the Manager to outline the road sweeping schedule for Alpine Rise/Belgard Heights and will the Manager please note the large amount of leaves on the roads within those two estates and will the Manager indicate the nearest possible date for the two estates to receive a road sweeping service?."

Qu (8)

Submitted by:
Councillor K. Warren
Responsibility:
Paul Fleming
"To ask the Manager what plans there are, if any, to provide bring banks in the Kiltipper and surrounding areas as there is a clear need for these facilities with the growing population and will he make a statement on the matter?"

Qu (9)

Submitted by:
Councillor K. Warren
Responsibility:
Paul Fleming
"To ask the Manager to make a full statement concerning the removal of the bottle bank at the neighbourhood centre in Kingswood Heights , if the issue of littering of bottles at this centre has been raised with him in recent weeks, the action he is proposing to take, and when is it likely that the bottle bank will be re-established and where, and if he will make a statement on the matter?"

Headed Items

H-I (6)

Submitted by:
Environmental Services
Responsibility:
Environmental Services

New Works

(none received)

Correspondence

Cor (2)

Submitted by:
Environmental Services
Responsibility:
Environmental Services

Correspondence

(none received)

Headed Items

H-I (7)

Submitted by:
Housing Administration
Responsibility:
 

Cathaoirleach's Business              Councillor E. Maloney

(none received)

Motions

Mot (6)

Submitted by:
Councillor C. King
Responsibility:
Paul Fleming
"That this Committee calls on the Manager of the Environment Department to arrange for an environmental health assessment to be carried out regarding the extremely close proximity of the numerous telecommunications antennae and associated dishes and the traveller accommodation on the Belgard Road known as the old Belgard Road site ( adjacent to the I.T Tallaght ) outlining what risk if any is associated with the residents living so closely to these structures taking into consideration the updated development plans recommendations".

Community

Headed Items

H-I (8)

Submitted by:
Community Services
Responsibility:
Michael Coleman

Application for Grants

(circulated herewith)

H-I (9)

Submitted by:
Roads Department
Responsibility:
Teresa Walsh

Library/News Events

(circulated herewith)

H-I (10)

Submitted by:
Community Services
Responsibility:
Community Services

New Works

(none received)

Correspondence

Cor (3)

Submitted by:
Community Services
Responsibility:
Community Services

Correspondence

(none received)

Headed Items

H-I (11)

Submitted by:
Housing Administration
Responsibility:
 

Cathaoirleach's Business            Councillor E. Maloney

(none received)

Parks

Questions

Qu (10)

Submitted by:
Councillor M. Corr
Responsibility:
Jim Kilgarriff

"To ask the Manager to outline the delay in the taking in charge of the remainder of the Suncroft/Sundale estate and how he proposes to augment this process in light of the severe and hazardous illegal dumping that has appeared recently on some of the estate that is still in the ownership of the developer?"

 

Qu (11)

Submitted by:
Councillor J. Neville
Responsibility:
Michael Coleman

"To ask the Manager to ascertain the ownership of the green area adjacent to *details supplied and in view of the flooding of the garden at this location what action if any can be taken by South Dublin County Council to alleviate this flooding which is originating  in the green area mentioned above?"

Qu (12)

Submitted by:
Councillor K. Warren
Responsibility:
Jim Kilgarriff
"To ask the Manager when the 10 seats will be provided in Dodder Valley Park, along the new pathway as proposed in the plan in September 2004 and will he make a statement on the matter?"

Headed Items

H-I (12)

Submitted by:
Parks Department
Responsibility:
Parks Department

New Works

(none received)

Correspondence

Cor (4)

Submitted by:
Parks Department
Responsibility:
Parks Department

Correspondence

(none received)

Headed Items

H-I (13)

Submitted by:
Housing Administration
Responsibility:
 

Cathaoirleach's Business          Councillor E. Maloney

(none received)

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