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February Monthly Meeting

24/02/2020 15:00 - Council Chamber

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                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        19 February 2020



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 February Monthly Meeting of Westmeath County Council, to be held on Monday next, 24 February 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 January Monthly Meeting of Westmeath County Council held in Council Chambers, Áras an Chontae, Mullingar on Monday, 27 January at 3:00 p.m.

Minutes of January Monthly Meeting of WCC 27012020


(ii)    To approve the minutes of the Finance Committee Meeting of Westmeath County Council held in Council Chambers, Áras an Chontae, Mullingar on Monday, 27 January at 2:00 p.m.

Minutes of Finance Committee Meeting 27.01.2020

(iii)    To note the minutes of CPG meeting of Westmeath County Council held in the Board Room, Áras an Chontae, Mullingar on Wednesday, 22 January 2020 at 8.30 a.m.

Minutes of CPG Meeting 22 January 2020

(iv)    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, 13 January 2020 at 2.00 p.m.

MDMK Minutes January 2020


(v)    To note the minutes of the Athlone-Moate Municipal District meeting of Westmeath County Council held in Civic Centre, Church Street, Athlone on Monday, 13 January 2020 at 2:00 pm.

Athlone-Moate Municipal District Minutes January 2020


2.    Management Report

Monthly Management Report - January 2020


3.    Chief Executive Orders


4.    Disposal of Land/Property

(i)    Proposed Disposal of Freehold of plot 27 Blyry Business Park to Noel and Angela Henry or their nominees (to supersede Section 183 approved at Meeting of 24 June, 2019) in accordance with the terms of Section 183 Notice of the Local Government Act 2001 circulated within the specified period.

C.E. Cover Letter - Plot 27 Blyry Business Park

S183 - Plot 27 Blyry Business Park Athlone


(ii)    Proposed renewal of 3 year Lease of office space on ground floor of Market House, Mullingar to Mullingar Chamber of Commerce Ltd., in accordance with the terms of Section 183 Notice of the Local Government Act 2001 circulated within the specified period.

C.E. Cover Letter-Proposed renewal of 3 yr lease at Market House, Mullingar

S183-Proposed renewal of 3 yr lease of office space of Market House, Mullingar


(iii)    Proposed disposal of circa 0.952 acre site at Kilbeggan Industrial Estate to EVM Ltd., in accordance with the terms of Section 183 Notice of the Local Government Act 2001 circulated within the specified period.

C.E. Cover Letter - Plot D at Kilbeggan Industrial Estate

S183-Proposed disposal of circa 0.952 acre site at Kilbeggan Ind. Est.


5.    To review the Anti-Fraud and Corruption Policy and Contingency Plan of Westmeath County Council

 Cover Letter Anti-Fraud and Corruption Policy and Contingency Plan

Anti-Fraud and Corruption Policy - January 2020

 

6.    To consider Agreement under Section 85 of the Local Government Act 2001 with Kilkenny Council in respect of Public Lighting Energy Efficiency Project


7.    To approve borrowing in respect of the Public Lighting Energy Efficiency Project and associated investment in public lighting infrastructure

Letter to Members re Public Lighting Infrastructure

Section 85 Agreement between Kilkenny County Council & Westmeath County Council


8.    To receive update on preparations for Fleadh Cheoil na hÉireann 2020

 9.  Motions:

“I propose that the Irish Government including the Dept of Health, Dept of Justice and Equality and Dept of Children and Youth Affairs to recognise that Parental Alienation be recognised as a crime  and form of child abuse.  We ask them to implement recommendation 36 of the Report of the Reform of the Family Law System October 2019, which deals with Parental Alienation in family law courts.”

       Cllr Tom Farrell.


10.   Recommendation(s) from Corporate Policy Group

 

  • That the Mayor of Athlone Moate Municipal District bestow  an address of welcome to Mr. Alain Hunault, the Mayor of Chateaubriant who will be visiting Athlone on 17th April 2020 with a party from Chateaubriant to mark the 25th anniversary of the twinning arrangement between the two towns

 

  • Propose to convene the March monthly meeting of Westmeath County Council in Athlone Civic Offices at 3:00 p.m. on Monday, 30 March 2020

 

11.   To receive reports and recommendations from SPC Chairpersons

 

 12.    Correspondence

 

  • To note acknowledgement on behalf of Ms. Regina Doherty T.D., Minister for Employment Affairs and Social Protection, in response to Council resolution re. CE Schemes

 Correspondence from Regina Doherty T.D. 04022020

  • To note response on behalf of the Chairman of the Revenue Commissioners in response to Council resolution re. LPT

 Letter from Office of the Revenue Commissioners 11022020

  • To note response from TII re. meeting request by Council

 Correspondence from TII TII20-108844 13022020

  • To note Local Authority Climate Action Training Programme

 

13.    Aon Gnó Eile