MINUTES OF MAYO COUNTY COUNCIL SPECIAL MEETING HELD ON FRIDAY, 25th JUNE, 2004, AT 12.30 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, S. Bourke, C. Burke, H. Kenny, A. McDonnell, P. McGuinness, 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.

 

The Council Staff in attendance were:-

 

Mr. D. Mahon, Co. Manager, Mr. J. Loftus, Dir. of Services, Mr. J. Condon, Meetings Administrator, Mr. T. Mullen, Head of Finance, Mr. P. Hynes, Dir. of Services, Mr. S. Granahan, Dir. of Services, Mr. R. Norton, Dir. of Services, Mr. J. Coll, Dir., Comm. & Enterprise, Mr. P. Duggan, Manage-

ment Accountant, Mr. S. Murphy, Chief Fire Officer, Mr. J. Walsh, Adm. Officer, Mr. J. McGovern, Adm. Officer, Ms. B. Commons, Adm. Officer, Mr. J. Maughan, Civil Defence Officer, Ms. C. Kenny, Asst. Staff Officer, Mr. P. O’Shea, Asst. Staff Officer.

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Proposed by Cllr. A. McDonnell

Seconded by Cllr. P. McHugh

Resolved:-

“That this Meeting be adjourned until immediately after the Annual Meeting”.

 

The Meeting resumed at 1.45 p.m.

 

ITEM  NO.  1.

(a)       TO NOTE ANNUAL FINANCIAL STATEMENT FOR YEAR ENDING

            31st DECEMBER, 2003;

(b)       TO APPROVE EXPENDITURE IN EXCESS OF BUDGET FOR 2003.

 

Mr. T. Mullen, Head of Finance, gave a brief outline to the Members of the Annual Financial Statement for Year ending 31st December, 2003.

 

(a)            Proposed by Cllr. P. McGuinness

            Seconded by Cllr. P. McHugh

            Resolved:-

            “That Annual Financial Statement for year ending 31st December,

            2003, be noted”.

 

(b)            Proposed by Cllr. P. McGuinness

            Seconded by Cllr. P. McHugh

            Resolved:-

 

 

 

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(b)       “That the Council hereby approve of variations of expenditure in

            2003 in relation to the expenditure provided for in the adopted

            Budget for 2003, as detailed in Schedule incorporated in the Annual

            Financial Statement for 2003 and amounting in total to a reduction of

            €175,616”.

 

ITEM  NO.  2.

TO NOTE LOCAL GOVERNMENT AUDITOR’S REPORT FOR YEAR ENDING 31st DECEMBER, 2001.

 

Proposed by Cllr. P. McGuinness

Seconded by Cllr. P. McHugh

Resolved:-

“That Local Government Auditor’s Report for Year ending 31st December, 2001, as circulated, be noted by the Council”.

 

Many tributes were paid to Mr. Tim Mullen, Head of Finance, who is retiring from Mayo County Council after 46 years of loyal and dedicated service.

 

41st Europeade – Riga, Latvia – July, 2004.

 

Proposed by Cllr. P. McHugh

Seconded by Cllr. P. McGuinness

Resolved:-

“That Cllr. F. Chambers be nominated to attend 41st Europeade to be held in Riga, Latvia, from 21st to 25th July, 2004, and the necessary expenditure is hereby approved”.

 

 

 

 

 

The Meeting concluded at 2.10 p.m.