Meeting of Municipal District of Sligo in the Town Hall, Quay Street, on 27 April

Twelve items on the agenda – meeting open the public

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Sligo Town HallAGENDA

1 To confirm the Minutes of the Meeting of  the Municipal District of Sligo held on 16th February, 2015  (To follow)

2 To confirm the Minutes of the Meeting of  the Municipal District of Sligo held on 13th April, 2015  (To follow)

3 Matters arising

4 To consider the Assessment/Application Process for Social Housing Supports

5 To consider Sligo County Council’s 2015 Draft Parking Places and Car Park Byelaws

6 To receive a presentation on the Proposed Sligo City Alcohol Strategy –Northwest Regional Drug & Alcohol Taskforce

7 To hear an update on Provision of Coach Parking Facilities in City Centre

8 To note the proposed renewal of lease to ‘Clearway’ Hammond Lane Metal Company Ltd at Deep Water Quay, Sligo Harbour

9 To consider Sligo County Council’s Draft Appointed Stands (Taxi) Bye-Laws 2015 and proposed schedule for revision of same

10 To receive a presentation – Fleadh Cheoil na hÉireann Sligo 2015  

DEFERRED MOTIONS

12 Motion submitted by Councillor S. Maguire

“This municipal district will invite interested parties to a forum to discuss how we can assist start up businesses”

MOTIONS

13 Motion submitted by Councillor S. O’Boyle

“I would like to put down a motion that the Sligo Municipal Authority carry out cleaning and repair work on the drain at 46 Churchill. It is an ongoing problem that the drain gets blocked and more so after the recent bad weather thereby causing flooding that reached to the doorstep of this house”

14 Motion submitted by Councillor S. Kilgannon

“To ask the Chief Executive to report to Sligo Municipal district meeting on 27th April on what progress if any has being made on the re location of Bus Eireann Garage on Lord Edward Street in Sligo”.

15 Motion submitted by Councillor S. Kilgannon

“To ask Sligo County Council to deal urgently with Dredging at Mullaghmore Harbour”.

16 Motion submitted by Councillor T. Healy

“To call on Sligo County Council to have a road sweeper carry out a clean during the summer season on all bicycle routes mainly the Rosses Point & Strandhill Road as this has caused concern for cyclists as debris is coming from the road onto the bicycle lane”

17 Motion as submitted by Councillor T. Healy

“To call on Sligo County Council to address the safety concerns of residents that live in Avena & Bushy Park estate in Ballisodare, along with road users. The concern relates to the 2 large articulated lorries, a number of bread vans and small delivery trucks who are parked along the stretch of road in the morning.  This is causing poor visibility for cars and in turn putting the public’s safety at risk”.

18 Motion submitted by Councillor T. Healy

“To call on Sligo County Council to seek funding for R284 in Ballygawley. There is a large indentation in the road between Ballygawley & Ballygawley/Union Wood. This has raised a lot of concern as it is on a straight stretch of road & has caused cars to swerve”

19 Motion submitted by Councillor S. Kilgannon

“That Sligo County Council would investigate the extension of the Pontoon facility plus all associated works at Sligo Harbour as a matter of urgency as it is now overcrowded in both winter and summer”.
 
20 Motion submitted by Councillor D. Bree

“That the Council be provided with a report outlining the proposals it has to carry out dredging at Mullaghmore Harbour, and further that the Council be advised if it is the intention to apply for grant aid for dredging works.”

21 Motion submitted by Councillor M. Casserly

“To allocate funding for a name plate for the Sliabh Mór housing estate in Carney”.

22 Motion submitted by Councillor M. Casserly

“To provide an update on any land acquisition agreement for Ahamlish Cemetery in North Sligo”.

23 Motion as submitted by Councillor D. Bree

“That this meeting resolves that no new access routes be opened/constructed from Geldof Drive, Langan Drive and McDonnell Drive without the consent of local residents”.