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June 2016 County Council Meeting Agenda


Date:
20/06/2016 15:30
Location:
Council Chamber
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Headed Items

H-I (1)

Submitted by:
Corporate Performance and Change Management Directorate
Responsibility:
Corporate Performance and Change Management Directorate

CONFIRMATION AND RE-AFFIRMATION OF MINUTES

a) Minutes of Meeting of South Dublin County Council 9th May 2016.

b) Minutes of Special Meeting 19th May 2016

c) Minutes of Development Plan Meeting 16th May 2016

H-I (2)

Submitted by:
Corporate Performance and Change Management Directorate
Responsibility:
Director of Environment, Water & Climate Change ,Director of Housing, Community & Social Development,Director of Land Use Planning & Transportation

REPORTS OF AREA COMMITTEES

a) Rathfarnham/Templeogue-Terenure Area Committee - 10th May 2016

Dealing with Environment, Public Realm, Water & Drainage, Housing, Community, Planning, Transportation, Economic Development, Libraries & Arts, Corporate Support, Performance & Change Management

(No report)

b) Clondalkin Area Committee - 18th May 2016

Dealing with Environment, Public Realm, Water & Drainage, Housing, Community, Planning, Transportation, Economic Development, Libraries & Arts (1 report Arts Grant), Corporate Support, Performance & Change Management

c) Tallaght Area Committee - 23rd May 2016

Dealing with Environment, Public Realm, Water & Drainage, Housing, Community, Planning, Transportation, Economic Development, Libraries & Arts, Corporate Support Performance & Change Management

(No report)

d) Lucan Area Committee - 24th May 2016

Dealing with Environment, Public Realm, Water & Drainage, Housing, Community, Planning, Transportation, Economic Development, Libraries & Arts,  Corporate Support, Performance& Change Management

(No report)

H-I (3)

Submitted by:
Corporate Performance and Change Management Directorate
Responsibility:
Director of Corporate Performance & Change Management

STANDING COMMITTEES  ORGANISATION, PROCEDURE & FINANCE - 19th May 2016

a) Draft Calendar of Meeting Dates

b) Reports of Conferences /Seminars

c) Filling of Vacancy on Eastern and Midland Regional Assembly

d)Filling Of Vacancy on the South Dublin County Partnership (Councillor C. Brophy)

e) Strategic Policy Committees - Councillor Vacancies

(i)) Councillor Vacancy on Environment,Public Realm & Climate Change SPC (M.Devine)

(ii) Councillor Vacancy on Arts, Culture, Gaeilge, Heritage & Libraries SPC (F. Warfield)

f) Filling of  Vacanies on  Various  Committees / Statutory Bodies  (Councillor F. Warfield )

g) Filling of  Vacanies on  Various  Committees / Statutory Bodies (Councillor M. Devine

 

H-I (4)

Submitted by:
Corporate Performance and Change Management Directorate
Responsibility:
Director of Economic, Enterprise & Tourism Development ,Director of Environment, Water & Climate Change ,Director of Housing, Community & Social Development,Director of Land Use Planning & Transportation

STRATEGIC POLICY COMMITTEES

a) Arts, Culture, Gaeilge, Heritage & Libraries SPC

(i) Report of Meeting 4th May 2016

(ii) Minutes of Meeting 3rd February 2016

b) Environment, Public Realm and Climate Change SPC

(i) Report of Meeting 10th May 2016

(ii) Minutes of Meeting 2nd February 2016

c) Economic, Enterprise & Tourism Development SPC

(i) Report of Meting 11th May 2016

(ii) Minutes of Meeting 12th February 20156

d) Housing SPC

(i) Report of Meeting 12th May 2016

(ii) Minutes of Meeting 10th February 2016

e)Land Use, Planning & Transportation SPC

(i) Report of Meeting 26th May 2016

(ii) Minutes of Meeting 31st March SPC

 f) Social & Community Development SPC

(i) Report of Meeting 31st May 2016

(ii) Minutes of Meeting 16th February 2016

H-I (5)

Submitted by:
Corporate Performance and Change Management Directorate
Responsibility:
Stephen Deegan

REPORTS REQUESTED BY AREA COMMITTEES

 

Item 49868 submitted by Cllr D O Donovan at the Rathfarnham Templeogue/Terneure ACM stated as follows:- (That the Chief Executive seriously considers the availability of Orlagh House and premises as an amenity for the Council area and as a new Interpretative Centre for tourism and the Mountains.  And please outline what planning opportunities there are for proposed purchasers to develop the site.)  Following discussion by the members at its June ACM if was agreed to bring this matter to the full Council requesting that a special meeting be agreed to discuss the option of the purchase of Orlagh House, Old Court Road, Dublin 16.

MAP

H-I (6)

Submitted by:
Corporate Performance and Change Management Directorate
Responsibility:
Director of Housing, Community & Social Development

REPORT FROM JOINT POLICING COMMITTEE

Questions

Qu (1)

Submitted by:
Councillor E. Fanning
Responsibility:
Director of Housing, Community & Social Development

To ask the Chief Executive how many homeless families were allocated temporary hotel rooms between Jan 1st 2015 and December 31st2015, for what period of time did each family remain in hotel accommodation and how many of those families have since been allocated housing.

Qu (2)

Submitted by:
Councillor E. Fanning
Responsibility:
Director of Environment, Water & Climate Change ,Director of Housing, Community & Social Development

To ask the Chief Executive, following the Council’s recent advertisements stating the Council’s intention to acquire two vacant sites compulsorily: how many vacant sites has the Council identified, does the Council intend purchasing all such sites and has a budget figure been allocated for such purchases.

Qu (3)

Submitted by:
Councillor P. Foley
Responsibility:
Director of Land Use Planning & Transportation

To ask the Chief Executive for an update on the Dodder Cycleway?

Qu (4)

Submitted by:
Councillor P. Foley
Responsibility:
Director of Environment, Water & Climate Change

To ask the Chief Executive what the Council’s stance is on removing graffiti from paths or roads outside private residences?

Qu (5)

Submitted by:
Councillor S. Holland
Responsibility:
Director of Housing, Community & Social Development

To ask the Chief Executive  to write to every community centre which has defibrillators asking them to check their equipment and pads are in working order and to confirm this to us in writing.

Qu (6)

Submitted by:
Councillor W. Lavelle
Responsibility:
Director of Housing, Community & Social Development

To ask the Chief Executive to provide a breakdown of the number of residential units procured by SDCC since 2014 in each electoral area by way of each of Part V and procurements on open market.

Qu (7)

Submitted by:
Councillor W. Lavelle
Responsibility:
Director of Land Use Planning & Transportation

To ask the Chief Executive for a report on the Council's programme of cycle training in 2016?

Qu (8)

Submitted by:
Councillor W. Lavelle
Responsibility:
Director of Environment, Water & Climate Change

To ask the Chief Executive for a report on the new programme of cleansing of cycle paths? 

Qu (9)

Submitted by:
Councillor W. Lavelle
Responsibility:
Director of Environment, Water & Climate Change

To ask the Chief Executive for a detailed update on the planned installation of CCTV at selected burial grounds in the County?

Qu (10)

Submitted by:
Councillor W. Lavelle
Responsibility:
Director of Land Use Planning & Transportation

To ask the Chief Executive, to provide an update on the number of planning enforcement files currently open; and on progress in reducing the number of planning enforcements files which were reported as open at the time of the December 2015 Council meeting, broken down among those received in the second half of 2015; first half of 2015; 2014; 2013 and pre-2013; and to make a statement on the efforts to further reduce the backlog?

Qu (11)

Submitted by:
Councillor D. Looney
Responsibility:
Director of Land Use Planning & Transportation

To ask the Chief Executive to provide a report on the provision of cycling training in schools in South Dublin County, to ask if there are plans to expand the scheme, and to make a statement on the matter.

Qu (12)

Submitted by:
Councillor D. Looney
Responsibility:
County Architect

To ask the Chief Executive for an update on the signage scheme previously supported at this Council for suburban areas within the County outside the traditional villages and major towns, along the lines of the black metal signs provided by Dublin City Council, and to make a statement on the matter.

Qu (13)

Submitted by:
Councillor D. Looney
Responsibility:
Director of Housing, Community & Social Development

To ask the Chief Executive to recognise the pressing need for step-down accommodation/sheltered accommodation for older persons in South Dublin County; to ask what plans he has to provide such accommodation either on a standalone basis or with approved housing bodies; and to make a statement on the matter.

Qu (14)

Submitted by:
Councillor D. Looney
Responsibility:
Director of Corporate Performance & Change Management ,Director of Land Use Planning & Transportation

To ask the Chief Executive, in respect of the strong connection between this County and the Republic of Ireland senior international men's football team and the Irish Olympic team, to arrange for the national colours to be displayed along major routes and in prominent locations around the County in advance of and during Euro 2016 and the 2016 Summer Olympics; and in respect of our representative county teams in Gaelic games, to do likewise with the county colours during the Championship season.

Qu (15)

Submitted by:
Councillor C. O'Connor
Responsibility:
Director of Housing, Community & Social Development

To ask the Chief Executive to present an updated report on his actions to deal with those families in our County affected by homelessness; will he detail the number of families currently being dealt with by his staff and confirm what steps are being taken to ensure that these families are being facilitated in appropriate accommodation close to the area of their choice.

Qu (16)

Submitted by:
Councillor C. O'Connor
Responsibility:
Director of Housing, Community & Social Development

To ask the Chief Executive to state how many Council houses are currently vacant; will he give details in respect of each electoral area and state what actions are being taken to allow for these vacant houses to be offered to potential tenants.

Qu (17)

Submitted by:
Councillor C. O'Connor
Responsibility:
Director of Land Use Planning & Transportation

To ask the Chief Executive if he would confirm if there are at present any restrictions in place to prevent the use of the mobile variable message signs, generally associated with giving advance warning of roadworks or other traffic safety messages, for advertising and related purposes and in responding will he confirm if different restrictions might apply depending on whether the signs are located in the public realm or on private property and will he update the Council.

Qu (18)

Submitted by:
Councillor C. O'Connor
Responsibility:
Director of Land Use Planning & Transportation

To ask the Chief Executive if he would detail the current compliment of staff assigned to the Council's Planning Enforcement function and in reporting will he explain how the current backlog of Planning Enforcements has arisen and confirm actions planned to address this vital area as the current situation is clearly undermining the development control function of this Council.  

Qu (19)

Submitted by:
Councillor C. O'Connor
Responsibility:
Director of Land Use Planning & Transportation

To ask the Chief Executive to confirm if there are any restrictions applying to the owner of premises which erect large banner type signs or hoardings along the boundary railings or fencing surrounding their premises and generally affixed to the public side of such railings which then effectively "wrap" the railings of a premises and will he also confirm if there is any effective enforcement actions open to our Council under any of the statutory codes to have such banner signs and hoardings removed and will he present an update to members.

Qu (20)

Submitted by:
Councillor G. O'Connell
Responsibility:
Director of Housing, Community & Social Development

To ask the Chief Executive for an update on the progress in making available the Traveller Caravan Loan Pilot.

Qu (21)

Submitted by:
Councillor L. O'Toole
Responsibility:
Director of Corporate Performance & Change Management

To ask the Chief Executive for an update on the suspensory motion passed in January (see below) requesting an Taoiseach to release any or all records relating to 1916 through to the Civil War

Suspensory Motion

“As we approach a period of commemoration and reflection with the 100th Anniversary of the Easter Rising, the War of Independence and Civil War, there will be a huge interest in this major period in the history of our country. It is of paramount importance that any remaining records of this p considers releasing any records related to this period of our state”)eriod are made available for historical record purposes and also to assist families/individuals trying to find information about their ancestry, in some cases tragic circumstances, during this period.

As a significant number of records of this period have been destroyed or lost it is vital that we ensure that any remaining records are preserved and released to the public. This motion asks that the CEO u78public domain. Furthermore that the Taoiseach asks that the British Government also."

Qu (22)

Submitted by:
Councillor L. O'Toole
Responsibility:
Director of Corporate Performance & Change Management

To ask the Chief Executive for an update on the defibrillator signs for the County and to provide a list of the areas / locations.

Qu (23)

Submitted by:
Councillor L. O'Toole
Responsibility:
Director of Housing, Community & Social Development

To ask the Chief Executive to report on the Sports facilities audit which was due to be carried out at the beginning of the year.

Qu (24)

Submitted by:
Councillor L. O'Toole
Responsibility:
Director of Land Use Planning & Transportation

Following the launch of An Garda Siochan “Safety Camera Expansion" which was launched on 20/5/16, this Council ask the Chief Executive to provide a list of the location that have been introduced in the County including the new additions.

Qu (25)

Submitted by:
Councillor F. Timmons
Responsibility:
Director of Economic, Enterprise & Tourism Development

To ask for a report and a full list of all Council owned land within South Dublin County Council and what this is zoned as?

Qu (26)

Submitted by:
Councillor F. Timmons
Responsibility:
Director of Housing, Community & Social Development

To ask the Chief Executive to make a report regarding the levels of rents paid by this Council to landlords under the HAP scheme?

Qu (27)

Submitted by:
Councillor F. Timmons
Responsibility:
Director of Housing, Community & Social Development

To ask the Chief Executive for an update report on the numbers of Homeless in Hotels and B & Bs and costs associated with this?  A detailed report would be appreciated.

Qu (28)

Submitted by:
Councillor F. Timmons
Responsibility:
Director of Housing, Community & Social Development

To ask for a report on all sites that provide accommodation for the Traveling community in SDCC What work is needing done ? Also to ask how consultation with all the travelling groups will be done going forward.

Qu (29)

Submitted by:
Councillor F. Timmons
Responsibility:
Director of Housing, Community & Social Development

To provide a report on Step down accommodation in SDCC , numbers on list and how this will be accommodated in order to free up much needed housing ?

Headed Items

H-I (7)

Submitted by:
Corporate Performance and Change Management Directorate
Responsibility:
Director of Land Use Planning & Transportation

DECLARATION ROADS  TO BE MADE PUBLIC ROADS

(H7 no report)

H-I (8)

Submitted by:
Corporate Performance and Change Management Directorate
Responsibility:
Director of Economic, Enterprise & Tourism Development ,Director of Land Use Planning & Transportation

PROPOSED DISPOSAL OF PROPERTIES/SITES



a)Proposed Disposal By Way of Lease of Telecommunications Ducts at Grange Castle Business Park, Clondalkin, Dublin 22 to Interxion Ireland Limited, Unit 24, Hume Avenue, Park West Business Park, Dublin 12.

H-I (9)

Submitted by:
Corporate Performance and Change Management Directorate
Responsibility:
Chief Executive

MONTHLY MANAGEMENT REPORT

H-I (10)

Submitted by:
Corporate Performance and Change Management Directorate
Responsibility:
Director of Corporate Performance & Change Management

ANNUAL REPORT

H-I (11)

Submitted by:
Sharon Tobin
Responsibility:
Director of Housing, Community & Social Development

APPLICATION FOR GRANTS

H-I (12)

Submitted by:
Corporate Performance and Change Management Directorate
Responsibility:
Director of Environment, Water & Climate Change

CASUAL TRADING BYE-LAWS

H-I (13)

Submitted by:
Corporate Performance and Change Management Directorate
Responsibility:
Director of Land Use Planning & Transportation

PART 8

Part 8 process for proposed walking and cycling scheme at Ballyroan and Old Orchard

 

 

H-I (14)

Submitted by:
Corporate Performance and Change Management Directorate
Responsibility:
Director of Land Use Planning & Transportation

ROAD SAFETY STRATEGY

H-I (15)

Submitted by:
Corporate Performance and Change Management Directorate
Responsibility:
Director of Land Use Planning & Transportation

REPORT ON  CLONBURRIS SDZ PUBLIC CONSULTATION

 

H-I (16)

Submitted by:
Amanda Mills
Responsibility:
Amanda Mills,Director of Housing, Community & Social Development

Application for Financial Assistance under the Capital Assistance Scheme from Cluid Housing Association in accordance with Section 6 of the Housing (Miscellaneous Provisions) Act 1992, for the purchase of a property at 13 Dunmore Park, Tallaght, Dublin 24.

Correspondence

Cor (1)

Submitted by:
Corporate Performance and Change Management Directorate
Responsibility:
 

Ministerial

Letter dated 24th May 2016, from Mr.  S. Coveney Minister for the Environment Community & Local Government regarding dog littering offences

Cor (2)

Submitted by:
Corporate Performance and Change Management Directorate
Responsibility:
 

Ministerial

Letter dated 7th June 2016 from Ms. Heather Humphrey's T.D., Minister for Arts, Heritage and the Gaeltacht in relation to SM02/0116.

Cor (3)

Submitted by:
Corporate Performance and Change Management Directorate
Responsibility:
 

Departmental

Letter from the Department of Social Protection regarding Motion Passed by South Dublin County Council on Funding available under Lufthansa Technic European Globalisation Fund Programme

Cor (4)

Submitted by:
Corporate Performance and Change Management Directorate
Responsibility:
 

Departmental

Letter from Department of Education & Skills dated 9th May 2016 regarding former workers from Lufthansa in Rathcoole.

Cor (5)

Submitted by:
Corporate Performance and Change Management Directorate
Responsibility:
 

Departmental

 Letter dated 27th May 2016 from Department of Children and Youth Affairs, regarding Mother and Baby Homes

Cor (6)

Submitted by:
Corporate Performance and Change Management Directorate
Responsibility:
 

Letter from Laois County Council,dated 24th April regarding the redundancy package for Tesco workers

Cor (7)

Submitted by:
Corporate Performance and Change Management Directorate
Responsibility:
 

Letter from Waterford County Council dated 12th May 2016, regarding Motion passed on the Post Office Network

Cor (8)

Submitted by:
Corporate Performance and Change Management Directorate
Responsibility:
 

Correspondance dated 20th May 2016 from Ballina Municipal District regarding giving Municipal Districts the same powers as the former Town Councils had

Cor (9)

Submitted by:
Corporate Performance and Change Management Directorate
Responsibility:
 

Letter from Carlow County Council dated 19th May 2016 regarding Tenant Purchase Scheme.

Cor (10)

Submitted by:
Corporate Performance and Change Management Directorate
Responsibility:
 

Letter dated 20th May 2016, from Letrim  regarding referendum in United Kingdom on leaving European Union

Cor (11)

Submitted by:
Corporate Performance and Change Management Directorate
Responsibility:
 

Letter from Limerick County Council, dated 1st June regarding Current District Policing Scheme.

Cor (12)

Submitted by:
Corporate Performance and Change Management Directorate
Responsibility:
 

Letter dated 3rd June 2016, from Donegal County Council regarding Community Employment Schemes

Motions

Mot (1)

Submitted by:
Councillor S. Holland
Responsibility:
Director of Corporate Performance & Change Management

Mayors Business

That this Council agrees to work alongside the St John of God Menni Services to support their Jobshadow project, to incorporate a "Shadow the Mayor" day, and participation in our social inclusion weeks activities. 

Mot (2)

Submitted by:
Councillor S. Holland
Responsibility:
Director of Corporate Performance & Change Management

Mayors Business

We ask this Council to agree to write to the new Housing Minister asking that every avenue be explored for alleviating the current housing emergency, to include CPO's, liaising with NAMA to identify suitable units and ensuring local authorities get first refusal on them, identifying land banks to begin planning long term, sustainable mixed tenure housing build projects, making funds available to refurbish vacant units and to write to every other Mayor asking them to propose this same motion.

Mot (3)

Submitted by:
Councillor R. McMahon
Responsibility:
Director of Environment, Water & Climate Change

That the opening times of our Public Parks in the County be changed from an advertisied time of 10am to an earlier time of 7.30am at the latest. 

Mot (4)

Submitted by:
Councillor W. Lavelle
Responsibility:
Director of Economic, Enterprise & Tourism Development

That this Council calls on the Chief Executive to engage at official level with Fingal, Kildare and Dublin City Councils, the OPW and Fáilte Ireland with a view to agreeing a common logo, signage strategy and website to highlight and publicise the River Liffey Valley, including existing accessible parkland and walking routes in the Valley.

Mot (5)

Submitted by:
Councillor V. Casserly
Responsibility:
Director of Corporate Performance & Change Management

To call on the Minister for Transport to increase the fines and penalty points to be applied in cases of illegal parking in Disabled Parking Spaces.

Mot (6)

Submitted by:
Councillor F. Timmons,Councillor G. O'Connell
Responsibility:
Director of Corporate Performance & Change Management

We support the Love not Hate campaign and we ask that the Minister for Justice , Equality and Law Reform enacts the Criminal Law (Hate Crime) Bill 2015 so that we can all live in an inclusive Republic which values all of our minorities and the integrity of our communities.

Mot (7)

Submitted by:
Councillor P. Gogarty
Responsibility:
Director of Corporate Performance & Change Management

That this Council writes to the Tanaiste and Minister for Justice outlining its concerns regarding the continuing upper age limit of 35 years for those applying for work as a member An Garda Siochana, especially given the precedent in neighbouring jurisdictions such as Northern Ireland (PSNI limit 57 years) and many US departments (Seattle Police Department - no age limit). In order to reflect the spirit of the Equal Status Act, where discrimination on grounds of age is specifically referenced, this Council furthermore calls on the Minister and Garda Commissioner to work together to review the age limit so as to attract experienced members into the force with a variety of professional and life skills, as well as younger recruits, notwithstanding the need to pass existing competency examinations.

Mot (8)

Submitted by:
Councillor N. Coules
Responsibility:
Director of Corporate Performance & Change Management

That this Council calls on the Taoiseach to accede to the will of the people and bring a definitive end to water charges.

 

Mot (9)

Submitted by:
Councillor K. Egan
Responsibility:
Director of Housing, Community & Social Development

“For Elected Members to commend South Dublin County Council Sports and Recreational Department on the success of the recent Schools Cross Country Events, in particular for breaking the mould and introducing a new category for Paralympic school going children making the event inclusive for all who chose to participate

Mot (10)

Submitted by:
Councillor M. Ward
Responsibility:
Director of Corporate Performance & Change Management

“That this Council writes to the Minister for Communications, Climate Change and Natural Resources asking him to review the new pay per weight bin charges in light of the increased charges being forced onto customers”

Mot (11)

Submitted by:
Councillor B. Leech,Councillor K. Mahon,Councillor M. Murphy
Responsibility:
Tom O'Neill

"This Council acknowledges the role of protest and non- payment in the suspension of Water Charges and supports the complete abolition of domestic household water bills.

 

Mot (12)

Submitted by:
Councillor F.N. Duffy
Responsibility:
Director of Environment, Water & Climate Change

That this Council, investigates designated poster areas instead of postering Ad infinitum, as practiced by French, Italian & Japanese Local Authorities and reports back to the Councillors with a report on same. Further to the report presentation, where the council sees fit, the Environment, Public Realm and Climate Change SPC would consider designated poster areas in South Dublin County and the role out of same. The practice of postering has changed from the days of wall paper paste and cardboard backing being nailed to timber polls, today with modern plastics and cable ties we can see up to 35,000 posters go up over our county. It is unsightly, dangerous to pedestrians / cyclists / road users and this does not include the environmental cost of 35,000 posters. We could be the first Council in Ireland to lead the way this type of environmental and fair system of candidate exposure.

Mot (13)

Submitted by:
Councillor D. O'Brien
Responsibility:
Director of Environment, Water & Climate Change

This Council will write to the Minister for Housing, Planning and Local Government Simon Coveney stating that a BIN waiver should be introduced for people with health issues. Over 20,000 people in Ireland suffer from bowel disease and are fitted with a stoma. These people have to use their bin to dispose of these colostomy bag through no fault of their own, and with pay by weight been introduce this will be a big cost to them. There is also many other conditions that people have medical waste that has to be put in the bin.

Mot (14)

Submitted by:
Councillor B. Ferron,Councillor C. King,Councillor L. Dunne
Responsibility:
Director of Corporate Performance & Change Management

This Council calls on the Taoiseach for an immediate full Judicial enquiry into Garda allegations that there was political interference, by ordering that the chief suspect in the Murder of Mary Boyle, (Ireland’s youngest missing person) not to be arrested. Additionally, that all those that withheld information be summoned to this enquiry to give evidence & immediate action taken for those to be held to account.

Mot (15)

Submitted by:
Councillor D. Looney
Responsibility:
Director of Corporate Performance & Change Management

That this Council restates the primacy of Councillors elected to represent their area as the main democratic input of and representation for South Dublin County; that the Council directs that responses to queries be made in the first instance to Councillors; and that the Council directs that a staff and management protocol be adopted whereby no responses or answers to queries raised be given to non-Councillors ahead of Councillors.

Mot (16)

Submitted by:
Councillor P. Foley
Responsibility:
Director of Economic, Enterprise & Tourism Development

To ask that the Chief Executive to consider the purchase of the Orlagh Retreat Centre. The lands to the back are already Council owned and it would allow the Council to put an access road through this site as an enhancement to the Dublin Mountain Project.

Mot (17)

Submitted by:
Councillor C. O'Connor
Responsibility:
Director of Environment, Water & Climate Change

That this South Dublin County Council calls on the Chief Executive, in noting replies to recent Council questions and motions from this member and other colleagues, regarding the scourge of illegal posters throughout our County and their relatively poor reflection of the County as expressed in the IBAL reports, if he would set out full details of the actions taken by this Council to remove such illegal posters, advertising signs and banners during the last 3 months and if he would also detail in his reply the number of posters, banners and signs removed during this period and the number of fines issued and paid in this same period and the number of prosecutions undertaken in this period and will he make a statement in the matter.

Mot (18)

Submitted by:
Councillor E. Higgins
Responsibility:
Director of Corporate Performance & Change Management

That South Dublin County Council write to Transport Infrastructure Ireland (TII) seeking their commitment to abide by our new County Development Plan, allowing for the upgrade of the current route of the N81, including a dual carriage way from Jobstown to the Embankment. This issue was debated at length during the Development Plan and the TII and Minister for Transport need to abandon proposals for the creation of a new N81 along the emerging preferred corridor in order to comply with our collective decision and new County Development Plan. 

Mot (19)

Submitted by:
Councillor R. Nolan
Responsibility:
Director of Corporate Performance & Change Management

That this Council calls on the Minister for Social Protection to reinstate full rates of pay for the under 26's on Job Seekers payment.

Mot (20)

Submitted by:
Councillor M. Johansson
Responsibility:
Director of Environment, Water & Climate Change

That this council condemns the extortionate increases in bin charges by waste management companies, and calls on the Minister for Environment to intervene on behalf of the people.'

 

Mot (21)

Submitted by:
Councillor L. O'Toole
Responsibility:
Director of Environment, Water & Climate Change

That this Council asks the Chief Executive to consult with local residents and other local stakeholders regarding the suitability and impact of temporary Fun Fairs.

Mot (22)

Submitted by:
Councillor E. Fanning
Responsibility:
Director of Corporate Performance & Change Management

That this Council writes to the recently re-appointed Minister for Foreign Affairs and Trade, Charlie Flanagan, and requests that his department contacts the Egyptian Embassy in Dublin and requests that Lynn Boylan MEP be granted a visa to attend the next trial for Ibrahim Halawa due to take place on June 29th 2016.

Mot (23)

Submitted by:
Councillor D. Looney
Responsibility:
Head of Finance

That the Council agrees to roll out a participatory budgeting pilot scheme in one electoral area for the 2017 Council Budget.

Mot (24)

Submitted by:
Councillor D. O'Brien,Councillor J. Graham,Councillor M. Ward
Responsibility:
Director of Housing, Community & Social Development

This Council agrees that any rapid build emergency accommodation provided by South Dublin County Council should be equally divided between all five local electoral areas and should not be exclusively concentrated in areas that already have a high density of social housing.

Mot (25)

Submitted by:
Councillor R. Nolan
Responsibility:
Director of Corporate Performance & Change Management

That this Council calls on the Minister for the Environment to reimburse the monies paid to Irish Water by family households to date. 

Mot (26)

Submitted by:
Councillor E. Fanning
Responsibility:
Director of Corporate Performance & Change Management

That this Council asks the new Minister for Health Simon Harris to reinstate the €12m his predecessor Minister Leo Varadkar removed from the Mental Health budget for use elsewhere and that a letter with this request be sent to the new Minister from the Council.

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