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October Monthly Meeting

18/10/2021 15:00 - Council Chamber Athlone

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13 October 2021



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 October Monthly Meeting of Westmeath County Council, to be held on Monday next, 18 October 2021 to commence at 3.00 pm in the Council Chamber, Civic Offices, Athlone by Hybrid Meeting to consider the items set out on the Agenda hereunder.

Mise, le Meas,


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Anne Galvin,
Meetings Administrator.

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1.    Roll Call and Declaration of a Conflict of Interest at Meetings

2.    Miontuairiscí

(i)    To approve the minutes of the September Monthly Meeting of Westmeath County Council held by video conference on Monday, 20 September 2021at 3:00 p.m.

 Minutes of September Monthly Meeting WCC 20092021


(ii)    To note the minutes of CPG meeting of Westmeath County Council held by teleconference, on Wednesday, 15  September 2021 at 8.30 a.m.

Minutes of CPG Meeting September 2021

(iii)    To note the minutes of the Municipal District Mullingar-Kinnegad meeting of Westmeath County Council held in the Executive Lounge, Áras an Chontae, Mullingar and by video conference (hybrid meeting) on Monday, 13 September 2021 at 2:00 p.m.

 Minutes MDMK September 2021

(iv)    To note the minutes of the Municipal District Athlone-Moate meeting of Westmeath County Council held in Civic Centre, Church Street, Athlone and by video conference (hybrid meeting)  on Monday, 6 September  2021 at 2.00 p.m.

Minutes of MDAM September 2021

3.    Management Report

Monthly Management Report -September 2021

4.    Chief Executive Orders


5.    Disposal of Land/Property

(i)    Proposed disposal of Site No. 3 at Castletown Village, Finea comprising circa 0.600 acres in accordance with the terms of Section 183 Notice of the Local Government Act 2001 circulated within the specified period.

C.E. Cover Letter - 2.4 acres at Castletown Village, Finea

S183 Proposed disposal of Site no. 3 Castletown Village, Finea

(ii)    Proposed disposal of circa 0.189 acres at Castletown, Finea, Co. Westmeath  in accordance with the terms of Section 183 Notice of the Local Government Act 2001 circulated within the specified period.

C.E. Cover letter - Site no. 4 Castletown Finea

S183-Prop. Disp. 0.189 acres at Castletown Finea


(iii)    Proposed Licence of part of St. Mary’s Hall, Athlone to Athlone Scout Group Westmeath  in accordance with the terms of Section 183 Notice of the Local Government Act 2001 circulated within the specified period.

C.E. Cover Letter - Prop. Lic. of parts of St. Mary's Hall Athlone

S183- Prop. Lic. to Athlone Scout Group

(iv)    Proposed Licence of part of St. Mary’s Hall, Athlone to Athlone District Girl Guides in accordance with the terms of Section 183 Notice of the Local Government Act 2001 circulated within the specified period.

S183-Prop. Lic. Athlone District Girl Guides

(v)    Proposed Licence of part of St. Mary’s Hall, Athlone to Athlone Karate Club in accordance with the terms of Section 183 Notice of the Local Government Act 2001 circulated within the specified period.

S183-Prop. Lic. Athlone Karate Club

(vi)    Proposed Licence of part of St. Mary’s Hall, Athlone to Athlone Community Employment Scheme in accordance with the terms of Section 183 Notice of the Local Government Act 2001 circulated within the specified period.

S183-Prop. Lic. Athlone Comm. Emp. Scheme

(vii)    Proposed Licence of part of St. Mary’s Hall, Athlone to St. Anthony’s Education Centre, Athlone c/o  LWETB in accordance with the terms of Section 183 Notice of the Local Government Act 2001 circulated within the specified period.

S183-Prop. Disp. St. Anthony's Education Centre LWETB

6.    To receive update on preparations for Fleadh Cheoil na hEireann 2022

 

 7.    To consider Chief Executive’s Report in respect of  Westmeath County Council Local Authority Development - File Ref. LA(M)-125:
The demolition of 2 no. semi-detached, storey and a half houses and the construction of 32 no. residential units adjacent to the Royal Canal at Friars Mill Road and Canal Avenue, Mullingar. Works are adjacent to protected structure RPS 019-208/NIAH15310222

Ltr to Members - Part 8 Friars Mill Road

 8.    To receive update on the implementation of Westmeath County Council Climate Change Adaptation Strategy

 Climate Change presentation to council 18.10.2021

 9.    To receive a presentation on Winter Readiness 2021-2022


10.    Recommendation(s) from Corporate Policy Group:


•    That the Members of Westmeath County Council   resolve to afford a Civic Reception to Prof. Ciarán Ó Catháin, former President of Athlone Institute of Technology,  for his immense work and outstanding achievements in guiding Athlone Institute of Technology to University Status.

•    That the November Monthly Meeting of Westmeath County Council be held on Monday 22nd November, following the conclusion of the Statutory Budget Meeting.

•    That an In-committee Meeting of Westmeath County Council be held at 10 a.m. on Monday 6th December 2021 to consider the draft Housing Delivery Action Plan.


11.    To receive reports and recommendations from SPC Chairpersons


12.    Correspondence:

Vote of Congratulations:

Cllr. Liam McDaniel

Vote of Congratulations to Shane King, Cloonagh, Ballinagore; a student at Mercy Secondary School, Kilbeggan, who was awarded 1st place by an international jury in the Young Reporters for the Environment Litter Less Campaign competition 2021.
Shane's entry featured a video showing the beauty of his local village Ballinagore and focussed on the effects of illegal littering on our rural roads and waterways which can be viewed here.


13.    Aon Gnó Eile