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September Monthly Meeting

17/09/2018 15:00 - Council Chamber

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12th September 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 September Monthly Meeting of Westmeath County Council, to be held on Monday next, 17th September at 3.00pm in Council Chamber, Civic Offices, Athlone to consider the items set out on the Agenda hereunder.

Mise, le Meas,

 

_____________________

Billy Coughlan

Meetings Administrator

 

 

CLÁR

1.                  Miontuairiscí

 

(i)                To approve the minutes of the July Monthly Meeting of Westmeath County Council held in Council Chambers, Áras an Chontae on Monday, 23rd July 2018 at 3.00p.m.

Minutes of July 2018 Monthly Council Meeting

 

(ii)              To approve the minutes of the Finance Committee Meeting of Westmeath County Council, held on Monday, 23rd July 2018 at 2.00 p.m. in the Council Chambers, Áras an Chontae, Mullingar.

Minutes of Finance Committee Meeting of Westmeath County Council 23rd July 2018

 

(iii)           To note the minutes of CPG meeting of Westmeath County Council held in the Board Room, Áras an Chontae, Mullingar on Wednesday, 18th July 2018 at 8.30 a.m.

 Minutes of CPG Meeting 18th July 2018

 

(iv)            To note the minutes of the Housing Community Corporate and Cultural SPC meeting held on 20th March 2018 at 6.00 p.m. in Council Chambers, Áras an Chontae, Mullingar.

Minute March 2018 Hsg Comm Corp Culture SPC (2)

 

(v)              To note the minutes of Mullingar Municipal District meeting of Westmeath County Council held in Council Chambers, Áras an Chontae, Mullingar on Monday, 9th July 2018 at 2.00 p.m.

MMD Minutes July 2018

 

(vi)            To note the minutes of the Athlone Municipal District meeting held in Civic Centre, Church Street, Athlone on Monday, 2nd July 2018 at 10:00 a.m.

 

AMD July Minutes

 

2.                  Management Report

Monthly Management Report - July 2018

Monthly Management Report - August 2018

 

3.                  Chief Executive Orders

 

4.                  Disposal of Land/Property

 

(i)                 Proposed exchange of 17 Woodlands, Mullingar to Keith and Valerie Kearns in accordance with the terms of Section 183 Notice of the Local Government Act 2001 circulated within the specified period.

S183 - Proposed exchange of 17 Woodlands, Mullingar for 42 Ennell Court, Mulling

 

(ii)              Proposed renewal of lease of 0.267 acres at Lissywollen, Athlone to National Learning Network in accordance with the terms of Section 183 Notice of the Local Government Act 2001 circulated within the specified period.

S183 - Proposed renewal of lease of 0.267 acres at Lissywollen, Athlone to Natio

 

(iii)            Proposed Exchange of Lands between Westmeath County Council and the Electricity Supply Board at Lissywollen/Kilnafadoge, Athlone, Co. Westmeath in accordance with the terms of Section 183 Notice of the Local Government Act 2001 circulated within the specified period.

S183 - Proposed Exchange of Lands between WMCC and ESB at Lissywollen Kilnafodog

 

5.                  To consider nomination of a person to be a candidate at the election to the office of President of Ireland to be held on 26 October 2018, in accordance with the provisions of Article 12 of the Constitution of Ireland and the Presidential Election Act 1993 as amended:

 

Motions from Council Members nominating a candidate to contest the Presidential Election to be held on 26th October 2018:

 

Composite Motion:

(i)                 Cllr. Michael O’Brien:

“That Westmeath County Council do hereby nominate Seán Gallagher of Eden Gate, Delgany, Greystones, Co. Wicklow as a candidate for the Election for the Office of President of Ireland pursuant to Article 12 of Bunreacht na hÉireann and the Presidential Election Act 1993 as amended.” 

 

(ii)                Cllr. Ken Glynn on behalf of the Fianna Fáil Group in Westmeath:

“That Westmeath County Council do hereby nominate Seán Gallagher of Eden Gate, Delgany, Greystones, Co. Wicklow as a candidate for the Election for the Office of President of Ireland pursuant to Article 12 of Bunreacht na hÉireann and the Presidential Election Act 1993 as amended.”

 

 

  • Cllr. Andrew Duncan:

“To propose that Westmeath County Council nominate Gavin Duffy to contest the election for president of Ireland.”

 

6.                  To consider Chief Executive’s Report on Part 8 Planning Process for Athlone Flood Alleviation Scheme - Flood Cell 1 - Deerpark, Athlone.

 Ltr to Members re Athlone Flood Alleviation Scheme - Flood Cell 1 Deer Park

 

7.                  To consider Chief Executive’s Report on Part 8 Planning Process for Athlone Flood Alleviation Scheme - Flood Cell 8 - Golden Island, Athlone.

 Ltr to Members re Athlone Flood Alleviation Scheme Flood Cell 8 Golden Island

 

8.                  To adopt Audit Committee Charter 2018.

 WCC Audit Committee Charter 2018

 

9.                  To note audited Annual Financial Statement in respect of Westmeath County Council for year ended 31 December 2017.

 WCC AFS 2017

 

10.              To note Local Government Audit Report in respect of Westmeath County Council for year ended 31 December 2017.

 Audit Report 2017 - Westmeath Co Co

 

11.              To consider variation of the basic rate of Local Property Tax under section 20 of the Finance (Local Property Tax) Act 2012 (as amended).

 Report on variation of LPT - September 2018

    

 

12.              Recommendation(s) from Corporate Policy Group:

 

Cllr. Ken Glynn:

“That Westmeath County Council present an address of Welcome to Macalla na hÉireann Comhaltas Group who will be performing for the first time in Westmeath at Mullingar Arts Centre on Monday, 8th October 2018”.

 

“That Westmeath County Council present an address of recognition to:

 

  • Mr. Robbie McCarthy Snr. and Mr. Robbie McCarthy Jnr., Mullingar, who won gold medals at the World Handball Championships held in the United States.

 

  • Mick Naughton, Multyfarnham on winning a silver medal at the World Handball Championships held in the United States.

 

  • Darren Carter and Aoife McCarthy, Mullingar on winning third place at the World Handball Championships held in the United States.

 

 

13.              To receive reports and recommendations from SPC Chairpersons

      • Report from Economic Enterprise and Tourism SPC

 

14.              Correspondence:

 

  • Letter of invitation to Westmeath County Council from Mr. Wang Xiaodong, Governor of Hubei Province, China to attend the forum on Global Production Capacity and Business co-operation in Wuhan from 18th to 20th October 2018.

 

 

15.              Aon Gnó Eile