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November Monthly Meeting

25/11/2019 15:00 - Council Chamber

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  20 November 2019.



To:    The Cathaoirleach and Members of Westmeath County Council

A Chathaoirligh agus a Chomhaltaí

I should be obliged if you would arrange to attend the November Monthly Meeting of Westmeath County Council, to be held on Monday next, 25 November 2019 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,
Meetings Administrator.

CLÁR

1.    Miontuairiscí

(i)    To approve the minutes of the October Monthly Meeting of Westmeath County Council held in Council Chambers, Áras an Chontae, Mullingar on Monday, 21 October 2019 at 3:00 pm.

Minutes of October Monthly Meeting of WCC 211019


(ii)    To note the minutes of CPG meeting of Westmeath County Council held in the Board Room, Áras an Chontae, Mullingar on Monday, 14 October 2019 at 8.30 a.m.

 Minutes of CPG Meeting 14th October 2019

(iii)    To note the minutes of the Mullingar-Kinnegad Municipal District meeting of Westmeath County Council held in Council Chambers, Áras an Chontae, Mullingar on Monday, 14 October 2019 at 2.00 p.m.

MKMD Minutes October


(iv)    To note the minutes of the Athlone-Moate Municipal District meeting of Westmeath County Council held in Civic Centre, Church Street, Athlone on Monday, 7 October 2019 at 2:00 pm.

AMD Minutes 7th October 2019


2.    Management Report

Monthly Management Report - October 2019


3.    Chief Executive Orders

4.    Disposal of Land/Property

(i)    Proposed disposal of 0.066 acres for access to house at end of cul de sac north of Cloughan Inn, Cloughan, Mullingar to Legal Personal Representative of Sean Egerton Decd. or his nominee in accordance with the terms of Section 183 Notice of the Local Government Act 2001 circulated within the specified period.

S183-Proposed disposal of 0.066 acres only of former roadbed


(ii)    Proposed disposal of site at Arcadia, Athlone, Co. Westmeath to the Electricity Supply Board, Lower Fitzwilliam Street, Dublin 2 in accordance with the terms of Section 183 Notice of the Local Government Act 2001 circulated within the specified period.

S183-Proposed disposal of property at Arcadia, Athlone, Co. Westmeath


(iii)    Proposed disposal of circa 0.684 acres at Killavalley, Tyrrellspass to Yvonne Williams in accordance with the terms of Section 183 Notice of the Local Government Act 2001 circulated within the specified period.

S183-Proposed disposal of 0.684 acres at Killavalley, Tyrrellspass

 (iv)    Proposed disposal of circa 2.5-acre commercial site at Rathgowan, Mullingar to Supermac’s (Ireland) Ltd, Ballybrit Business Park, Galway in accordance with the terms of Section 183 Notice of the Local Government Act 2001 circulated within the specified period.

S183-Proposed disposal of circa 2.5 acre commercial site at Rathgowan, Mullingar


(v)    Proposed disposal of 0.092 acre plot at Habsborough, Ballinea, Mullingar to the estate of the late Mrs. Maidie Reidy or nominee in accordance with the terms of Section 183 Notice of the Local Government Act 2001 circulated within the specified period.


S183-Proposed disposal of a 0.092 acre plot at Habsborough, Ballinea, Mullingar


5.    To receive a presentation on Winter Readiness 2019-2020

 
6.    To consider Chief Executive’s Report on the proposed material contravention of the Westmeath County Development Plan 2014-2020 in respect of Planning Ref: 18/6394 – 25 residential units at (former) St. Joseph’s National School, Rathwire Lower.

 Letter to Members re Material Contravention of WCDP 2014-2020 Pl. Ref. 18-6394

 7.    Motion:

       Cllr. Vinny McCormack:


“To call on Westmeath County Council to write to Irish Water seeking a meeting with all elected members in order for Irish water to provide an update on all planned expansion works to water and waste water treatment systems.”

 

8.   Recommendation(s) from Corporate Policy Group

  • Proposal to hold the December Monthly Council Meeting in the Civic Offices, Castlepollard on 16 December 2019 at 3 p.m.
  • Proposal for the Mullingar-Kinnegad Municipal District to confer Civic Honours on Fintan Bray, David Hogg and Kevin Kennedy in recognition of their recent qualification for the World Downs Syndrome Swimming  Championships.


9.    To receive reports and recommendations from SPC Chairpersons

 

10.    Correspondence:

  • Acknowledgement from Office of An Taoiseach dated 25/10/2019, and acknowledgement from the Office of the Minister with responsibility for Defence,  in response to WCC letter of 23/10/2019 re Cllr O’Rourke’s motion on the Defence Forces

        Correspondence from Office of An Taoisigh 25 Oct 2019

Letter from private secretary to the Minister with responsibility for Defence

  • Letter of response from Minister Murphy’s office  dated 13/11/2019, and letter of acknowledgement of 7/11/2019 in response to WCC letter of 5/11/2019 re Cllr Keena’s motion re income thresholds for housing supports.

 Ltr Taoiseach office in response to WCC ltr 13 Nov 2019

 Acknowledgement from Minister Eoghan Murphy T.D. 07 Nov 2019

  • Acknowledgement from Office of An Taoiseach dated 5/11/2019 in response to WCC letter of 4/11/2019 re Vote of congratulations re Brexit negotiations, and letter of thanks from An Taoiseach dated 8/11/2019

 Acknowledgement form Office of the Taoiseach 05 Nov 2019

 Letter from An Taoiseach, Leo Varadkar T.D. 08 Nov 2019

  • Resolution from Monaghan County Council re banning of all non-recyclable materials used for food/drinks packaging by end of 2021

Resolution from Monaghan County Council

  • Resolution from Dunlaoghaire Rathdown County Council re dissatisfaction with requirement for Councils to decide on the variation of the LPT basic rate in the absence of comprehensive budgetary information

Ministers Hous Pl LG and Finance LPT Copy all local authorities


11.    Aon Gnó Eile