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April Monthly Meeting

29/04/2019 15:00 - Council Chamber

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24th April 2019.

 

 

 

 

To:      The Cathaoirleach and Members of Westmeath County Council

 

A Cathaoirleach agus Comhaltaí,

 

I should be obliged if you would arrange to attend the April Monthly Meeting of Westmeath County Council, to be held on Monday next, 29th April at 3.00pm in Council Chamber, Áras an Chontae, Mullingar to consider the items set out on the Agenda hereunder.

 

Mise, le Meas,

 

_____________________

Anne Galvin

Administrative Officer

 

CLÁR

1.                 Miontuairiscí

 

(i)                To approve the minutes of the March Monthly Meeting of Westmeath County Council held in Council Chambers, Áras an Chontae, Mullingar on Monday, 25th March 2019 at 3:00 pm.

 Minutes of March Monthly Meeting of WMCC 25th March 2019

 

(ii)             To note the minutes of CPG meeting of Westmeath County Council held in the Board Room, Áras an Chontae, Mullingar on Wednesday, 20th March 2019 at 8.30 a.m.

 Minutes of CPG Meeting 20th March 2019

 

(iii)          To note the minutes of Mullingar Municipal District meeting of Westmeath County Council held in Council Chambers, Áras an Chontae, Mullingar on Monday, 11 March 2019 at 2.00 p.m.

 MMD Minutes March

 

(iv)           To note the minutes of the Athlone Municipal District meeting held in Civic Centre, Church Street, Athlone on Monday, 4th March 2019 at 3:00 pm.

 AMD Minutes March

 

(v)              To note the minutes of the Economic, Enterprise and Tourism SPC meeting held in the Executive Lounge, Áras an Chontae, Mullingar, on Friday, 14th December 2018.

 Minutes of the Economic, Enterprise and Tourism SPC Dec 18

 

2.                  Management Report

 Monthly Management Report - March 2019

 

3.                  Chief Executive Orders

 

4.                  Disposal of Land/Property

 

(i)           Proposed licence of 0.0817 plot to Sarsfield Square Residents Association, in accordance with the terms of Section 183 Notice of the Local Government Act 2001 circulated within the specified period.

 S183 Proposed licence of 0.0817 plot to Sarsfield Square Residents Association

 

(ii)         Proposed licence of 0.916 acre plot at entrance to Mount Carmel Drive for provision of Park, in accordance with the terms of Section 183 Notice of the Local Government Act 2001 circulated within the specified period.

 S183-Proposed licence of 0.916 acre plot at entrance to Mount Carmel Drive

 

(iii)        Proposed lease of Former Jail and Caretaker’s residence to rear of Moate Courthouse to Moate Museum & Historical Society CLG for a period of 6 years, in accordance with the terms of Section 183 Notice of the Local Government Act 2001 circulated within the specified period.

 S183-Proposed lease of former Jail and Caretaker's residence to rear of Moate Co

 

(iv)        Proposed Exchange of lands at Grange South, Newbrook, Mullingar with Waterways Ireland (to supersede exchange of lands with Office of Public Works approved at Council meeting of 24th February 1997), in accordance with the terms of Section 183 Notice of the Local Government Act 2001 circulated within the specified period.

 Ltr to Members re Exchange of Lands at Grange - Waterways Ireland

S183-Proposed exchange of lands at Grange South, Newbrook with Waterways Ireland

 

5.                  Retail strategy

 

(a) To make Variation (No.5) to the Westmeath County Development Plan 2014-2020, incorporating the Westmeath County Retail Strategy 2019-2026, having considered the proposed Variation (Draft Westmeath County Retail Strategy) and the Chief Executive's Report

 CE Report_Var5 CDP

(b) To make Amendment (No.4) to the Mullingar Local Area Plan 2014-2020 (as extended), incorporating the Westmeath County Retail Strategy 2019-2026, having considered the proposed Amendment (Draft Westmeath County Retail Strategy) and Chief Executive's Report

 CE Report _Amend 4_ MLAP_

(c) To make Variation (No.4) to the Athlone Town Development Plan 2014-2020, incorporating the Athlone Joint Retail Strategy 2019-2026, having considered the proposed Variation (Draft Athlone Joint Retail Strategy) and Chief Executive's Report

 CE Report on Variation 4 ATP

 

6.                  To consider Draft Annual Report 2018

 

Draft Annual Report 2018 pdf April Meeting

 

7.                  To receive update on review of Municipal District areas

 

8.                  Motions:

Cllr. Ken Glynn:

“That Westmeath County Council home to two Garrison Towns, repeat their call that the Minister of state with special responsibility for defence immediately address the issue of low pay and conditions for members of the defence forces”.

 

9.                 Recommendation(s) from Corporate Policy Group

      • Athlone Municipal District to host an Address of Recognition to the local Special Olympians Shauna Stewart, Sarah Kilmartin and John Keenan on their achievements in the 2019 Special Olympics
      • Athlone Municipal District to host an Address of Recognition to the Sub-Aqua Club and RNLI to acknowledge their work

 

10.              To receive reports and recommendations from SPC Chairpersons

 

      • Report from Cllr Ken Glynn, Chair of the Housing Community Corporate and Culture SPC re Cathaoirleach Awards 2019
      • Report from Cllr Aengus O’Rourke, Chair of the Economic Enterprise and Tourism SPC re Business Promotion Fund

 

11.              Correspondence

 

12.              Aon Gnó Eile