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June Monthly Meeting

25/06/2018 15:00 - Council Chamber

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20th June 2018.





To:      The Cathaoirleach and Members of Westmeath County Council


A Cathaoirleach agus Comhaltaí,


I should be obliged if you would arrange to attend the June Monthly Meeting of Westmeath County Council, to be held on Monday next, 25th June at 3.00pm in Council Chamber, Áras an Chontae, Mullingar to consider the items set out on the Agenda hereunder

Mise, le Meas,



Billy Coughlan

Meetings Administrator




1.                  Miontuairiscí


(i)                To approve the minutes of the May Monthly meeting of Westmeath County Council held in Council Chambers, Áras an Chontae on Monday, 28th May 2018 at 3:00 p.m.

 Minutes of May 2018 Monthly Meeting of Westmeath County Council

(ii)              To note the minutes of CPG meeting of Westmeath County Council held in the Board Room, Áras an Chontae, Mullingar on Wednesday, 23rd May 2018 at 8.30 a.m.

 Minutes of CPG Meeting 23rd May 2018

(iii)           To note the minutes of Mullingar Municipal District meeting of Westmeath County Council held in Council Chambers, Áras an Chontae, Mullingar on Monday, 21st May 2018 at 2.00pm.

 MMD Minutes May 2018

(iv)            To note the minutes of the Athlone Municipal District Meeting held in Civic Centre, Church Street, Athlone on Tuesday, 8th May 2018 at 3.00 p.m.

 AMD Minutes May 2018


2.                  Management Report

 Monthly Management Report - May 2018 - Final


3.                  Chief Executive Orders


4.                  Disposal of Land/Property


5.                  To consider the Chief Executive’s Report on proposed Variation Number 3 to the Athlone Town Development Plan 2014-2020 in respect of Lissywollen South Framework Plan

 CE Report on proposed Var No 3 to Athlone TDP 2014-2020 in respect of Lissywolle

Lissywollen South Framework Plan


6.                  To consider Chief Executive’s Report on Part 8 planning in respect of Housing Development at Ennell Court, Mullingar

 Ltr to Members re Part 8 - 32 dwellings at Ennell Court Mullingar


7.                  To approve the Draft Annual Report 2017

 WCC Annual Report-2017


8.                  To note commencement of the process regarding proposed Amendment No. 3 to the Mullingar Local Area Plan 2014-2020 in respect of lands adjacent to Railway Terrace, Clonmore, Mullingar



9.                  To approve commencement of public consultation for Byelaws for the Old Rail Trail from Athlone to Mullingar under Section 19 of Local Government Act 2001

 Ltr to Members re Draft Bye Laws - Old Rail Trail Greenway


10.              To consider and approve the Flood Risk Management Plan for the Shannon River Basin

 Ltr to Members re Flood Risk Management Plans

FRMP_Final2018_RiverBasin_25_26 Shannon


11.              To consider and approve the Flood Risk Management Plan for the Boyne River Basin

 FRMP_Final2018_RiverBasin_07 Boyne


12.              To receive update on Community Involvement Schemes for public roads

 ltr to Members re Community Involvement Scheme


13.              To fill the vacancy as Chair of the Transportation and Planning SPC following the resignation of Cllr. Tom Farrell on 21st June 2018


14.              To note Local Electoral Area Boundary Committee No. 1 Report 2018

 Ltr to Members re local electoral area boundary committee no 1 report - 20th ju


15.              Motions:


      Deferred Motion:

Cllr. Una D’Arcy:

“That Westmeath County Council develop a strategy to help autistic people get the best possible experience of Westmeath and access to our services.”


16.              Recommendation(s) from Corporate Policy Group


17.              To receive reports and recommendations from SPC Chairpersons


Economic Enterprise and Tourism SPC

        • To Approve Grants from the Business Promotion Fund


18.              Correspondence: 


      •       Local Government Funding (Baseline) Review – Methodology for the Allocation of Local Government Funding Consultation Document



 19.              Aon Gnó Eile