MINUTES OF MAYO COUNTY COUNCIL MEETING HELD ON MONDAY, 11th OCTOBER, 2004, AT 4.00 p.m.

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The Cathaoirleach, Cllr. E. Staunton, was in the Chair.

 

The other Councillors present were:-

 

Cllrs. M. Mulherin, J. Munnelly, Johnnie O’Malley, A.M. Reape, S. Weir, P. O’Brien, D. Ryan, H. Walsh, G. Coyle, M. Holmes, M. McNamara, T. Quinn, C. Burke, H. Kenny, A. McDonnell, J. Mee, M. Carty, T. Connolly, J. Cribbin, P. McHugh, E. Lavin, J. Maloney, J. Mellett, G. Murray, M. Adams, F. Chambers, A.F. O’Malley, John O’Malley.

 

Apologies received from Cllrs. S. Bourke and P. McGuinness for inability to attend the Meeting.

 

The Council Staff in attendance were:-

 

Mr. D. Mahon, Co. Manager, Mr. J. Beirne, Dir. of Services / Co. Engineer, Mr. J. Loftus, Dir. of Services, Mr. J. Condon, Meetings Administrator, Mr. P. Hynes, Dir. of Services, Mr. R. Norton, Dir. of Services, Mr. P. Duggan, A/Finance Officer, Mr. B. O’Reilly, Sen. Engineer, Mr. P. Benson, Sen. Ex. Officer, Ms. C. Kenny, Asst. Staff Officer.

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Proposed by Cllr. E. Staunton

Seconded by Cllr. G. Coyle

Resolved:-

“That a Vote of Congratulations be extended to Dr. Mick Loftus, Crossmolina, on winning 3 Medals – 2 Gold and 1 Silver – in the World Senior Games in St. George, Utah, U.S.A.”.

 

Proposed by Cllr. E. Staunton

Seconded by Cllr. P. McHugh

Resolved:-

“That a Vote of Congratulations be extended to Mr. Conall McNamara, Achill Sound, on winning a Silver Medal in the T13 400 metres event in the Paralympics in Athens”.

 

ITEM  NO.  1.

MIONTUAIRISCI DE CRUINNIU COMHAIRLE CHONTAE MHAIGH EO A BHI AR SIUL AR AN 13u MEAN FOMHAIR, 2004, A DEIMHNIU.

TO CONFIRM MINUTES OF MAYO COUNTY COUNCIL MEETING HELD ON 13th SEPTEMBER, 2004.

 

Mhol Comhairleoir H. Kenny

Cuid Comhairleoir J. Maloney leis

Ghlacu leis an tairiscint:-

“Go n-aontaiomar le Miontuairisci Cruinniu Comhairle Chontae Mhaigh Eo a bhi ar siul ar an 13u Mean Fomhair, 2004”.

 

 

 

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Proposed by Cllr. H. Kenny

Seconded by Cllr. J. Maloney

Resolved:-

“That Minutes of Mayo County Council Meeting held on 13th September, 2004, be taken as read, approved and signed as a correct record”.

 

ITEM  NO.  2.

PRESENTATION BY ENVIRONMENTAL CONSULTANCY GROUP REGADING THE WESTERN RIVER BASIN MANAGEMENT PROJECT.

 

Mr. Paddy Kavanagh, ESBI, gave a Presentation on the Western River Basin Management Project.

 

Queries raised by the Members were replied to by Mr. Kavanagh.

 

The Cathaoirleach thanked Mr. Kavanagh for his Presentation.

 

The County Manager suggested that an Item be placed on the Agenda on an annual basis regarding Water Quality.

 

ITEM  NO.  3.

TO APPOINT MEMBERS OF STRATEGIC POLICY COMMITTEES.

 

(a)       Housing Strategic Policy Committee

 

            Proposed by Cllr. H. Kenny

            Seconded by Cllr. M. Mulherin

            Resolved:-

            “That we hereby confirm the appointment of Councillor John Cribbin

            as Chair of the Housing Strategic Policy Committee”.

 

(b)       Proposed by Cllr. H. Kenny

            Seconded by Cllr. M. Mulherin

            Resolved:-

            “That Cllrs. J. Mellett, E. Staunton and G. Coyle be appointed to the

            Housing Strategic Policy Committee”.

 

            Proposed by Cllr. P. McHugh

            Seconded by Cllr. A. McDonnell

            Resolved:-

            “That Cllrs. T. Quinn, S. Bourke and W. Nolan be appointed to the

            Housing Strategic Policy Committee”.

 

(c)       Proposed by Cllr. H. Kenny

            Seconded by Cllr. P. McHugh

            Resolved:-

            “That the following be appointed to the Housing Strategic Policy

            Committee:-

 

 

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            1.         Mr. Christy Loftus, Derradda, Newport

            2.         Ms. Mary Mulryan, James Street, Claremorris

            3.         Mr. Tommy Ginley, Ellanore, Bonniconlon, Ballina

            4.         Mr. Greg Jackson, Gunne Auctioneers, Casement St.,

                        Ballina”.

 

(a)       Cultural, Education, Heritage and Corporate Affairs Strategic Policy

            Committee

 

            Proposed by Cllr. H. Kenny

            Seconded by Cllr. S. Weir

            Resolved:-

            “That we hereby confirm the appointment of Councillor Paddy

            McGuinness as Chair of the Cultural, Education, Heritage and

            Corporate Affairs Strategic Policy Committee”.

 

(b)       Proposed by Cllr. H. Kenny

            Seconded by Cllr. S. Weir

            Resolved:-

            “That Cllrs. M. Mulherin, P. Flynn and J. Munnelly be appointed to

            the Cultural, Education, Heritage and Corporate Affairs Strategic

            Policy Committee”.

 

            Proposed by Cllr. P. McHugh

            Seconded by Cllr. M. Adams

            Resolved:-

            “That Cllrs. J. Maloney, P. McHugh and H. Walsh be appointed to the

            Cultural, Education, Heritage and Corporate Affairs Strategic Policy

            Committee”.

 

(c)       Proposed by Cllr. H. Kenny

            Seconded by Cllr. P. McHugh

            Resolved:-

            “That the following be appointed to the Cultural, Education, Heritage

            and Corporate Affairs Strategic Policy Committee:-

            1.         Ms. Mary Wrafter, Ballinamona, Cong

            2.         Mr. Pat Conway, Dooniver, Achill

            3.         Mr. Tony Deffely, Glenisland, Castlebar

            4.         Fr. Muredach Tuffy, Newman Institute, Barrett St., Ballina”. 

 

(a)       Roads and Transportation Strategic Policy Committee

 

            Proposed by Cllr. H. Kenny

            Seconded by Cllr. S. Weir

            Resolved:-

            “That we hereby confirm the appointment of Councillor Michelle

            Mulherin as Chair of the Roads and Transportation Strategic Policy

            Committee”.

 

 

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(b)       Proposed by Cllr. H. Kenny

            Seconded by Cllr. S. Weir

            Resolved:-

            “That Cllrs. C. Burke, P. O’Brien and H. Kenny be appointed to the

            Roads and Transportation Strategic Policy Committee”.

 

            Proposed by Cllr. P. McHugh

            Seconded by Cllr. A. McDonnell

            Resolved:-

            “That Cllrs. D. Ryan. M. McNamara and Blackie K. Gavin be

            appointed to the Roads and Transportation Strategic Policy

            Committee”.

 

(c)       Proposed by Cllr. H. Kenny

            Seconded by Cllr. P. McHugh

            Resolved:-

            “That the following be appointed to the Roads and Transportation

            Strategic Policy Committee:-

            1.         Mr. Stephen Meenaghan, Foxpoint, Barnatra, Ballina

            2.         Mr. Eddie Lavelle, Burton St. House, Farranoo, Ballina

            3.         Mr. Edward Heneghan, Mayo Express, Claremorris

            4.         Mr. Pat Murray, Castlebar Chamber of Commerce, Spencer

                        Street, Castlebar”.

 

(a)       Water Supply and Sewerage Strategic Policy Committee

 

            Proposed by Cllr. P. McHugh

            Seconded by Cllr. A. McDonnell

            Resolved:-

            “That we hereby confirm the appointment of Councillor Annie May

            Reape as Chair of the Water Supply and Sewerage Strategic Policy

            Committee for a period of three years”.

 

(b)       Proposed by Cllr. P. McHugh

            Seconded by Cllr. A. McDonnell

            Resolved:-

            “That Cllrs. A. McDonnell and M. Holmes be appointed to the Water

            Supply and Sewerage Strategic Policy Committee”.

 

            Proposed by Cllr. H. Kenny

            Seconded by Cllr. S. Weir

            Resolved:-

            “That Cllrs. John O’Malley, E. Lavin, E. McCormack and A.F.

            O’Malley be appointed to the Water Supply and Sewerage Strategic

            Policy Committee”.

 

 

 

 

 

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(c)       Proposed by Cllr. P. McHugh

            Seconded by Cllr. H. Kenny

            Resolved:-

            “That the following be appointed to the Water Supply and Sewerage

            Strategic Policy Committee:-

            1.         Mr. P.J. Lynn, Enniscoe, Castlehill, Ballina

            2.         Mr. Jimmy Tully, Killasser, Swinford

            3.         Mr. Brendan O’Mahony, Cross, Claremorris

            4.         Mr. Dara Calleary, Quignalecka, Ballina”.

 

(a)       Planning and Economic Development Strategic Policy Committee

 

            Proposed by Cllr. H. Kenny

            Seconded by Cllr. S. Weir

            Resolved:-

            “That we hereby confirm the appointment of Councillor Johnny Mee

            as Chair of the Planning and Economic Development Strategic

            Policy Committee for a period of three years”.

 

(b)       Proposed by Cllr. H. Kenny

            Seconded by Cllr. S. Weir

            Resolved:-

            “That Cllrs. J. Munnelly, A.F. O’Malley and T. Connolly be appointed

            to the Planning and Economic Development Strategic Policy

            Committee”.

 

            Proposed by Cllr. P. McHugh

            Seconded by Cllr. M. Adams

            Resolved:-

            “That Cllrs. M. Carty, F. Chambers and B. Mulroy be appointed to the

            Planning and Economic Development Strategic Policy Committee”.

 

(c)       Proposed by Cllr. H. Kenny

            Seconded by Cllr. P. McHugh

            Resolved:-

            “That the following be appointed to the Planning and Economic

            Development Strategic Policy Committee:-

            1.         Ms. Nora Conroy, Ballinaglea, Ballyglass, Claremorris

            2.         Mr. John O’Donnell, Behybeg, Ballina

            3.         Mr. Peter Shanley, Bridge Street, Westport

            4.         Mr. Ray Gilboy, Regional Director, CIF, 8, Montpellier Terrace,

                        Galway”.

 

(a)       Environmental Policy and Emergency Services Strategic Policy

            Committee

 

            Proposed by Cllr. P. McHugh

            Seconded by Cllr. A. McDonnell

            Resolved:-

 

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            “That we hereby confirm the appointment of Councillor Johnnie

            O’Malley as Chair of the Environmental Policy and Emergency

            Services Strategic Policy Committee for a period of three years”.

 

(b)       Proposed by Cllr. P. McHugh

            Seconded by Cllr. A. McDonnell

            Resolved:-

            “That Cllr. M. Adams be appointed to the Environmental Policy and

            Emergency Services Strategic Policy Committee”.

 

            Proposed by Cllr. H. Kenny

            Seconded by Cllr. M. Mulherin

            Resolved:-

            “That Cllrs. E. Lavin, M. Winters, John O’Malley and S. Weir be

            appointed to the Environmental Policy and Emergency Services

            Strategic Policy Committee”.

 

            Proposed by Cllr. G. Murray

            Seconded by Cllr. J. Mee

            Resolved:-

            “That Cllr. G. Murray be appointed to the Environmental Policy and

            Emergency Services Strategic Policy Committee”.

 

(c)       Proposed by Cllr. H. Kenny

            Seconded by Cllr. P. McHugh

            Resolved:-

            “That the following be appointed to the Environmental Policy and

            Emergency Services Strategic Policy Committee:-

            1.         Mr. Johnny Groden, Cruic Padraig, Murrisk, Westport

            2.         Mr. Dave Breen, 52, Castlehill Park, Castlebar

            3.         Mr. Michael Biggins, Ballynalty, Ower P.O., Co. Mayo

            4.         Ms. Cathriona Gannon, Environmental H & S Manager, Baxter,

                        Castlebar”.

 

ITEM  NO.  4.

TO APPROVE PRELIMINARY REPORT DATED 1st SEPTEMBER, 2004, IN RESPECT OF FOXFORD SEWERAGE SCHEME.

 

Proposed by Cllr. J. Mellett

Seconded by Cllr. J. Maloney

Resolved:-

“That we hereby approve Preliminary Report dated 1st September, 2004, as circulated, in respect of Foxford Sewerage Scheme”.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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ITEM  NO.  5.

TO APPROVE PRELIMINARY REPORT DATED 3rd SEPTEMBER, 2004, IN RESPECT OF AUGHAGOWER SEWERAGE SCHEME.

 

Proposed by Cllr. John O’Malley

Seconded by Cllr. F. Chambers

Resolved:-

“That  we hereby approve Preliminary Report dated 3rd September, 2004, as circulated, in respect of Aughagower Sewerage Scheme”.

 

ITEM  NO.  6.

TO CONSIDER REPORT DATED 7th SEPTEMBER, 2004, IN ACCORDANCE WITH PART 8 OF THE LOCAL GOVERNMENT (PLANNING AND DEVELOPMENT) REGULATIONS, 2001, AND THE LOCAL GOVERNMENT ACT, 2001, IN RESPECT OF THE CONSTRUCTION OF A COMMUNITY BUILDING AND ALL ASSOCIATED SITE WORKS, SERVICES AND LANDSCAPING AT STRAKE, CLARE ISLAND.

 

Proposed by Cllr. M. Adams

Seconded by Cllr. A.F. O’Malley

Resolved:-

“That we hereby adopt Report dated 7th September, 2004, in accordance with Part 8 of the Local Government (Planning and Development) Regulations, 2001, and the Local Government Act, 2001, in respect of the construction of a Community building and all associated site works, services and landscaping at Strake, Clare Island”.

 

ITEM  NO.  7.

TO CONSIDER REPORT DATED 28th SEPTEMBER, 2004, IN ACCORDANCE WITH PART 8 OF THE LOCAL GOVERNMENT (PLANNING AND DEVELOPMENT) REGULATIONS, 2001, AND THE LOCAL GOVERNMENT ACT, 2001, IN RESPECT OF PROPOSAL TO CONSTRUCT 2 NO. SINGLE RURAL DWELLINGS AT CARRAMORE, CLOGHANS, BALLINA AND BELTRA, CARROWMORE-LACKEN, BALLINA.

 

Proposed by Cllr. A.M. Reape

Seconded by Cllr. S. Weir

Resolved:-

“That we hereby adopt Report dated 28th September, 2004, in accordance with Part 8 of the Local Government (Planning and Development) Regulations, 2001, and the Local Government Act, 2001, in respect of proposal to construct 2 No. single Rural Dwellings at Carramore, Cloghans, Ballina and Beltra, Carrowmore-Lacken, Ballina”.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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ITEM  NO.  8.

TO APPROVE OF THE DISPOSAL OF 2 BEDROOMED DWELLINGHOUSE AT TUBBERMORE, CROSSMOLINA, TO MRS. ETHEL WALKER AND MR. ERNEST WALKER, BALLYHOLAN, BALLINA, IN ACCORDANCE WITH NOTICE DATED 28th SEPTEMBER, 2004, ALREADY CIRCULATED.

 

Proposed by Cllr. A.M. Reape

Seconded by Cllr. Johnnie O’Malley

Resolved:-

“That we hereby approve of the disposal of 2 bedroomed dwellinghouse at Tubbermore, Crossmolina, to Mrs. Ethel Walker and Mr. Ernest Walker, Ballyholan, Ballina, for €65,000, in accordance with Section 183 of the Local Government Act, 2001, and Notice dated 28th September, 2004, already circulated”.

 

ITEM  NO.  9.

TO NOTE MINUTES OF BALLINROBE ELECTORAL AREA COMMITTEE MEETINGS HELD ON 12th JULY AND 13th SEPTEMBER, 2004.

 

Proposed by Cllr. H. Walsh

Seconded by Cllr. P. O’Brien

Resolved:-

“That Minutes of Ballinrobe Electoral Area Committee Meetings held on 12th July and 13th September, 2004, be noted”.

 

ITEM  NO.  10.

TO CONSIDER NOMINATING REPRESENTATIVES TO ATTEND CONFERENCE – “LOCAL POLITICAL LEADERSHIP – THE MAGIC INGREDIENT FOR “REAL” COMMUNITY DEVELOPMENT?” – TO BE HELD IN THE HIBERNIAN HOTEL, MALLOW, CO. CORK, FROM 14th TO 16th OCTOBER, 2004.

 

The Council were informed of the estimated cost of sending a Delegate to this Conference.

 

Proposed by Cllr. H. Kenny

Seconded by Cllr. P. McHugh

Resolved:-

“That the Cathaoirleach, Cllrs. C. Burke, G. Coyle, John O’Malley, S. Weir, M. Adams, S. Bourke, A. McDonnell, P. McHugh, G. Murray and D. Ryan be nominated to attend Conference – “Local Political Leadership – the magic ingredient for “real” Community Development?” – to be held in the Hibernian Hotel, Mallow, Co. Cork, from 14th to 16th October, 2004”.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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ITEM  NO.  11.

TO CONSIDER NOMINATING REPRESENTATIVES TO ATTEND CONFERENCE – “19th CENTURY HISTORY IN 21st CENTURY TOURISM” – TO BE HELD IN THE COACH HOUSE HOTEL, BALLYMOTE, CO. SLIGO, ON 15th AND 16th OCTOBER, 2004.

 

The Council were informed of the estimated cost of sending a Delegate to this Conference.

 

Proposed by Cllr. J. Mellett

Seconded by Cllr. P. O’Brien

Resolved:-

“That Cllr. T. Connolly be nominated to attend Conference – “19th Century History In 21st Century Tourism” – to be held in the Coach House Hotel, Ballymote, Co. Sligo, on 15th and 16th October, 2004”.

 

ITEM  NO.  12.

TO CONSIDER NOMINATING REPRESENTATIVES TO ATTEND CONFERENCE – “MANAGING LOCAL ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT – NEW INITIATIVES FOR LOCAL GOVERNMENT” – TO BE HELD IN THE HERITAGE HOTEL, PORTLAOISE, CO. LAOIS, ON 20th AND 21st OCTOBER, 2004.

 

The Council were informed of the estimated cost of sending a Delegate to this Conference.

 

Proposed by Cllr. H. Kenny

Seconded by Cllr. P. McHugh

Resolved:-

“That Cllrs. C. Burke, G. Coyle, John O’Malley, M. Adams, S. Bourke and G. Murray be nominated to attend Conference – “Managing Local Economic Development – New Initiatives for Local Government” – to be held in the Heritage Hotel, Portlaoise, Co. Laois, on 20th and 21st October, 2004”.

 

ITEM  NO.  13.

TO CONSIDER NOMINATING REPRESENTATIVES TO ATTEND SEMINAR & WORKSHOP – “CLEW BAY – RESPONSIBILITY TOWARDS CONSENSUS” – TO BE HELD IN THE ATLANTIC COAST HOTEL, THE QUAY, WESTPORT, ON 21st OCTOBER, 2004.

 

The Council were informed of the estimated cost of sending a Delegate to this Seminar & Workshop.

 

Proposed by Cllr. P. McHugh

Seconded by Cllr. H. Kenny

Resolved:-

 

 

 

 

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“That Cllrs. M. McNamara, T. Quinn and S. Weir be nominated to attend Seminar & Workshop – “Clew Bay – Responsibility Towards Consensus” – to be held in the Atlantic Coast Hotel, The Quay, Westport, on 21st October, 2004”.

 

ITEM  NO.  14.

TO CONSIDER NOMINATING REPRESENTATIVES TO ATTEND DR. STEPHEN R. COVEY SEMINAR – “ACHIEVING GOALS IN TURBULENT TIMES” – TO BE HELD IN THE T.F. ROYAL HOTEL AND THEATRE, CASTLEBAR, ON 26th OCTOBER, 2004.

 

The Council were informed of the estimated cost of sending a Delegate to this Seminar.

 

Proposed by Cllr. P. O’Brien

Seconded by Cllr. T. Connolly

Resolved:-

“That Cllr. J. Mellett be nominated to attend Dr. Stephen R. Covey Seminar – “Achieving Goals in Turbulent Times” to be held in the T.F. Royal Hotel and Theatre, Castlebar, on 26th October, 2004”.

 

ITEM  NO.  15.

TO CONSIDER NOMINATING REPRESENTATIVES TO ATTEND CONFERENCE – “OBJECTIVE 1 – HAS BALANCED REGIONAL DEVELOPMENT BEEN ACHIEVED?” – TO BE HELD IN THE WHITE HOUSE HOTEL, BALLINLOUGH, CO. ROSCOMMON, ON 28th OCTOBER, 2004.

 

The Council were informed of the estimated cost of sending a Delegate to this Conference.

 

Proposed by Cllr. H. Kenny

Seconded by Cllr. P. McHugh

Resolved:-

“That the Cathaoirleach, Cllrs. J. Mellett, M. Adams, M. Holmes, G. Murray, T. Quinn and A.M. Reape be nominated to attend Conference – “Objective 1 – Has balanced Regional Development been achieved?” – to be held in the White House Hotel, Ballinlough, Co. Roscommon, on 28th October, 2004”.

 

ITEM  NO.  16.

TO CONSIDER NOMINATING REPRESENTATIVES TO ATTEND LOCAL AUTHORITY MEMBERS ASSOCIATION ANNUAL WINTER SEMINAR 2004 TO BE HELD IN THE FAIRWAYS HOTEL, DUBLIN ROAD, DUNDALK, CO. LOUTH, ON 12th AND 13th NOVEMBER, 2004.

 

The Council were informed of the estimated cost of sending a Delegate to this Seminar.

 

 

 

 

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Proposed by Cllr. H. Kenny

Seconded by Cllr. P. McHugh

Resolved:-

“That the Cathaoirleach, Cllrs. C. Burke, John O’Malley, M. Adams, S. Bourke, M. Holmes, A. McDonnell, P. McHugh, J. Maloney, G. Murray, Johnnie O’Malley, A.M. Reape and D. Ryan be nominated to attend Local Authority Members Association Annual Winter Seminar 2004 to be held in the Fairways Hotel, Dublin Road, Dundalk, Co. Louth, on 12th and 13th November, 2004”.

 

Seminar – Killarney, Co. Kerry – 23rd October, 2004.

 

Proposed by Cllr. A. McDonnell

Seconded by Cllr. A.M. Reape

Resolved:-

“That Cllr. P. McHugh be nominated to attend Seminar – “The Local Government Budget” – to be held in the Gleneagle Hotel, Killarney, Co. Kerry, on 23rd October, 2004”.

 

Conference – Carrick-on-Suir, Co. Tipperary – 29th and 30th October, 2004.

 

Proposed by Cllr. H. Kenny

Seconded by Cllr. A. McDonnell

Resolved:-

“That the Cathaoirleach, Cllrs. G. Coyle, M. Adams, S. Bourke, F. Chambers, A. McDonnell, P. McHugh, M. McNamara and Johnnie O’Malley be nominated to attend Conference – “Policy Making in Local Government – Responsibilities and Implications for Councillors” – to be held in the Carraig Hotel, Carrick-on-Suir, Co. Tipperary, on 29th and 30th October, 2004”.

 

Conference – Carlow – 5th November, 2004.

 

Proposed by Cllr. H. Kenny

Seconded by Cllr. P. McHugh

Resolved:-

“That the Cathaoirleach, Cllrs. G. Coyle, John O’Malley, M. Adams, M. Holmes and A. McDonnell be nominated to attend Conference – “Reform of Local Government Financing : Value For Money And Effectiveness” – to be held in the Seven Oaks Hotel, Carlow, on 5th November, 2004”.

 

Country Comes to Town Festival – Portadown, Co. Armagh – 18th September, 2004.

 

Proposed by Cllr. H. Kenny

Seconded by Cllr. P. McHugh

Resolved:-

 

 

 

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“That the Cathaoirleach, Cllr. E. Staunton and Cllr. F. Chambers be nominated to attend Country Comes to Town Festival – held in Portadown, Co. Armagh, on 18th September, 2004”.

 

Opening of Special Olympics Office – Sligo – 21st September, 2004.

 

Proposed by Cllr. G. Coyle

Seconded by Cllr. H. Kenny

Resolved:-

“That the Cathaoirleach, Cllr. E. Staunton, be nominated to attend Official Opening of Special Olympics Office in the Methodist Building, Wine St., Sligo – held on 21st September, 2004”.

 

NOTICES OF MOTION.

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(a)       Proposed by Cllr. F. Chambers

            Seconded by Cllr. M. McNamara

            Resolved:-

            “That Mayo County Council outline the progress that is being made

            within the County in relation to the delivery of the Broadband

            Service, taking into consideration the Governments recent

            Investment Programme of €55 million Nationally, as to how it will

            effect the County and as to what progress we can make within this

            investment concept between Government and Local Authority”.

           

            Mr. J. Condon, Co. Secretary, outlined the current position in

            relation to this Notice of Motion and stated that funding had been

            applied for in respect of Broadband facilities at Knock Airport and

            Claremorris.

 

(b)       Proposed by Cllr. F. Chambers

            Seconded by Cllr. J. Mee

            Resolved:-

            “That Mayo County Council bring to the attention of Government the

            need for a fitting and suitable remembrance on the Centenary of the

            death of the Late Michael Davitt of Straide, Co. Mayo, founder of the

            National Land League in 1881, who died in Dublin in 1906”.

 

(c)       “That this Council supports Trocaire’s Keep Our Word Campaign on

            the UN Millennium Development Goals”.

 

            It was agreed to defer this Notice of Motion to the November Meeting

            of the Council.

 

(d)       Proposed by Cllr. M. Holmes

            Seconded by Cllr. J. Munnelly

            Resolved:-

 

 

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            “That this Council calls on the Minister for the Environment to

            provide extra funding for the upgrade of Regional Roads within the

            County”.

 

RESOLUTIONS OF SYMPATHY.

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Proposed by Cllr. D. Ryan

Seconded by Cllr. J. Maloney

Resolved:-

“That the sympathy of the Council be extended to the Shaughnessy family, Houndswood, Cross, on the death of Nellie Shaughnessy”.

 

Proposed by Cllr. D. Ryan

Seconded by Cllr. J. Maloney

Resolved:-

“That the sympathy of the Council be extended to the O’Connor family, Drumshiel, Cong, on the death of Paddy Wall”.

 

Proposed by Cllr. J. Mee

Seconded by Cllr. M. Holmes

Resolved:-

“That the sympathy of the Council be extended to Ms. Mary Ruane, McHale Road, Castlebar, on the death of Johnny Ruane”.

 

Proposed by Cllr. J. Mellett

Seconded by Cllr. E. Lavin

Resolved:-

“That the sympathy of the Council be extended to the Egan family, Swinford, on the death of Jimmy Egan”.

 

Proposed by Cllr. J. Munnelly

Seconded by Cllr. E. Staunton

Resolved:-

“That the sympathy of the Council be extended to the Gilvarry family, Killala, Co. Mayo, on the death of Dr. Joe Gilvarry”.

 

Proposed by Cllr. J. Munnelly

Seconded by Cllr. E. Staunton

Resolved:-

“That the sympathy of the Council be extended to the Newcombe family, Belleek, Ballina, on the death of Phil Newcombe”.

 

Proposed by Cllr. P. O’Brien

Seconded by Cllr. T. Connolly

Resolved:-

“That the sympathy of the Council be extended to Mr. Michael Hamrogue, Hollymount, Co. Mayo, on the death of Mrs. Bernie Hamrogue”.

 

 

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Proposed by Cllr. P. O’Brien

Seconded by Cllr. T. Connolly

Resolved:-

“That the sympathy of the Council be extended to the Mangan family, Robeen, Hollymount, on the death of Noel Mangan”.

 

 

 

 

 

The Meeting concluded at 7.25 p.m.