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Correspondence Received

Meeting: 10/02/2020 - County Council (Item 11a)

Other Correspondence Received

a)        Letter received from the TII dated 22 January 2020 responding to our query regarding particulate matter and sulphur dioxide along the M50.

b)        Letter received from Roscommon County Council dated 28 January 2020 regarding Personal Assistance Services.

c)         Letter received from Galway County Council dated 30 January 2020 supporting the provision of Personal Assistance Services to be legislated for as a right for people living with disabilities.

 

 (circulated herewith)

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Meeting: 09/12/2019 - County Council (Item 21a)

Other Correspondence Received

a)    Copy of resolution adopted by Carlow County Council dated 25 October 2019 regarding ‘Rehabilitative Training Bonus for people with disabilities’.

b)    Copy of resolution adopted by Clare County Council dated 12 November 2019 regarding ‘National Screening Protocol of all neonates’.

c)    Copy of the research and recommendations on exploring women’s under representation in local government from the National Women’s Council of Ireland.

 (circulated herewith)

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Meeting: 01/07/2019 - County Council (Item 397)

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a)    Email received from CarrickmacrossCastleblaney Municipal District Council detailing a resolution passed at their meeting on 30 April regarding Local Government funding.

b)    Letter received from Galway County Council detailing a motion passed at their meeting on 29 April regarding Pension Scheme for Community Employment Supervisiors and Assistant Supervisors.

c)    Save the Date notice for an upcoming conference being held on 9 October 2019  ‘Creating Economic & Business Opportunities from Climate Change’

d)    Letter received from AILG dated 28 May 2019 detailing meeting dates for the 3 nominated delegates of the Plenary body of the Association.

e)    Letter received from AILG dated 29 May 2019 detailing training dates for elected members both new or re-elected.

f)     Notice of a motion passed at Manorhamilton Municipal District – Leitrim County County  regarding Ban on the use of Glyphosate. 

g)    Letter received from ipb insurance plus Appointment of Nominee form. 

 (circulated herewith)

Additional documents:

Minutes:

The following items of correspondence, copies of which had been circulated to the Members, were CONSIDERED and NOTED:

 

a)    Email received from Carrickmacross – Castleblaney Municipal District Council detailing a resolution passed at their meeting on 30 April regarding Local Government funding.

b)    Letter received from Galway County Council detailing a motion passed at their meeting on 29 April regarding Pension Scheme for Community Employment Supervisiors and Assistant Supervisors.

c)    Save the Date notice for an upcoming conference being held on 9 October 2019  ‘Creating Economic & Business Opportunities from Climate Change’ 

 


Meeting: 08/04/2019 - County Council (Item 254)

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a)        Copy of resolution adopted by Sligo County Council dated 15 January 2019 supporting the Irish Nurses and Midwives Organisation.

b)        Copy of resolution adopted by Leitrim County Council dated 22 January 2019 regarding Speech Therapy in Primary and Post Primary Schools.

c)         Copy of LG 01/2019 2019 received from the Department of Housing, Planning and Local Government regarding Attendance by Elected Members at Out of Region Training Events in 2019.

d)        Copy of resolution adopted by Laois County Council dated 29 November 2018 requesting funding from the Department of Justice & Equality to facilitate the operation expenses of the County Morgue & Corner and a copy of the reply from the Department of Justice & Equality.

e)        Copy of resolution adopted by Limerick City & County Council dated 5 March 2019 regarding grants for Granny Flat Extensions.

f)         Copy of resolution adopted by Cork County Council dated 13 March 2019 regarding Petroleum and Other Minerals Development (Amendment) Bill.

g)        Copy of resolution adopted by Waterford City & County Council dated 19 March 2019 regarding National Children’s Hospital.

h)        Copy of letter received from the Office of the Dublin County Returning Officer dated 19 March 2019 acknowledging our letters regarding wheelchair accessible polling stations and segregation and verification of ballots.

i)          Copy of resolution adopted by Tipperary County Council dated 26 March 2019 regarding free legal aid.

j)         Copy of resolution adopted by Westmeath County Council dated 27 March 2019 regarding Insurance.

 

(circulated herewith)

Additional documents:

Minutes:

The following items of correspondence, copies of which had been circulated to the Members, were CONSIDERED and NOTED:

 

a)        Copy of resolution adopted by Sligo County Council dated 15 January 2019 supporting the Irish Nurses and Midwives Organisation.

b)        Copy of resolution adopted by Leitrim County Council dated 22 January 2019 regarding Speech Therapy in Primary and Post Primary Schools.

c)         Copy of LG 01/2019 2019 received from the Department of Housing, Planning and Local Government regarding Attendance by Elected Members at Out of Region Training Events in 2019.

d)        Copy of resolution adopted by Laois County Council dated 29 November 2018 requesting funding from the Department of Justice & Equality to facilitate the operation expenses of the County Morgue & Corner and a copy of the reply from the Department of Justice & Equality.

e)        Copy of resolution adopted by Limerick City & County Council dated 5 March 2019 regarding grants for Granny Flat Extensions.

f)         Copy of resolution adopted by Cork County Council dated 13 March 2019 regarding Petroleum and Other Minerals Development (Amendment) Bill.

g)        Copy of resolution adopted by Waterford City & County Council dated 19 March 2019 regarding National Children’s Hospital.

h)        Copy of letter received from the Office of the Dublin County Returning Officer dated 19 March 2019 acknowledging our letters regarding wheelchair accessible polling stations and segregation and verification of ballots.

i)          Copy of resolution adopted by Tipperary County Council dated 26 March 2019 regarding free legal aid.

j)               Copy of resolution adopted by Westmeath County Council dated 27 March 2019 regarding Insurance.


Meeting: 14/01/2019 - County Council (Item 24)

Correspondence Received

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Meeting: 14/05/2018 - County Council (Item 264)

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a)        Email received from Clare County Council detailing 4 motions passed by its members

  i.        Calling for publicly-funded higher education and rejects income contingent loans.

 ii.        Calling on the Minister for Housing, Environment and Local Government and the Minister for Finance to put in place a redress scheme to provide financial support to purchasers of houses and apartments who now find that their property was not properly constructed and is non-compliant with Building and Fire Regulations.

iii.        Calling on the Minister for Trade and Employment to introduce financial incentives to companies who are prepared to employ apprentices.

iv.        Calling on the Minister for Communications, Climate Action and Environment to look at the findings of the recent study issued by NUIG.

b)        Letter received from Senator John Dolan dated 15 March 2018 regarding Disability Inclusion.

c)         Letter received from Marie Goretti Moylan, dated 26 March 2018 seeking a nomination from this Council for the upcoming Irish Presidential Election.

d)        Email received from Kevin Sharkey, dated 7 April 2018 requesting a meeting with the Council in relation to the upcoming Irish Presidential Election.

e)        Email received from Irish Water regarding Water Supply Project.

f)         Correspondence received from Revenue detailing Tax and Duty Manual, Document dated April 2018, circulated to the Members 1 May 2018: Allowances, Expenses and Gratuities payable to Local Authority Chairpersons and Members.

 

(circulated herewith)

Additional documents:

Minutes:

The following items of correspondence were CONSIDERED and NOTED:

 

“(a)

Email received from Clare County Council detailing 4 motions passed by its members

 

i.

Calling for publicly-funded higher education and rejects income contingent loans.

 

ii.

Calling on the Minister for Housing, Environment and Local Government and the Minister for Finance to put in place a redress scheme to provide financial support to purchasers of houses and apartments who now find that their property was not properly constructed and is non-compliant with Building and Fire Regulations.

 

iii

Calling on the Minister for Trade and Employment to introduce financial incentives to companies who are prepared to employ apprentices.

 

iv

Calling on the Minister for Communications, Climate Action and Environment to look at the findings of the recent study issued by NUIG.

(b)

Letter received from Senator John Dolan dated 15 March 2018 regarding Disability Inclusion.

(c)

Letter received from Marie Goretti Moylan, dated 26 March 2018 seeking a nomination from this Council for the upcoming Irish Presidential Election.

(d)

Email received from Kevin Sharkey, dated 7 April 2018 requesting a meeting with the Council in relation to the upcoming Irish Presidential Election.

(e)

Email received from Irish Water regarding Water Supply Project.

(f)

Correspondence received from Revenue detailing Tax and Duty Manual, Document dated April 2018, circulated to the Members 1 May 2018: Allowances, Expenses and Gratuities payable to Local Authority Chairpersons and Members."

 


Meeting: 12/03/2018 - County Council (Item 160)

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a)        Letter received from Galway County Council dated 3 February 2018 detailing a motion passed by its members regarding laws to deal with the illegal parking of caravans and camper vans.

    (circulated herewith)

Additional documents:

Minutes:

The following items of correspondence, copies of which had been circulated to the Members, were CONSIDERED and NOTED:

 

“(a)

Letter received from Galway County Council dated 3 February 2018 detailing a motion passed by its members regarding laws to deal with the illegal parking of caravans and camper vans.”

 


Meeting: 12/02/2018 - County Council (Item 98)

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a)   Letter received from Wexford County Council dated 15 January 2018 detailing a motion passed by its members regarding guidance issued by the Data Protection Commissioners.

b)   Letter received from Waterford City and County Council dated 15 January 2018 detailing a motion passed by its members regarding introduction of legislation to make it an offence to enter the water, that being the sea or river, during status Red Weather Warning.

c)    Letter received from Tipperary County Council dated 17 January 2018 detailing a motion passed by its members regarding collection of waste.

d)   Letter received from Waterford City and County Council dated 18 January 2018 detailing a motion passed by its members regarding commencement of Commission of Investigation.

e)   Letter received from Secretary, Local Electoral Area Boundary Committees regarding Review of Local Electoral Areas 2018.

(circulated herewith)

Additional documents:

Minutes:

Correspondence Received

The following items of correspondence, copies of which had been circulated to the Members, were CONSDERED and NOTED:

 

“(a)

Letter received from Wexford County Council dated 15 January 2018 detailing a motion passed by its members regarding guidance issued by the Data Protection Commissioners.

(b)

Letter received from Waterford City and County Council dated 15 January 2018 detailing a motion passed by its members regarding introduction of legislation to make it an offence to enter the water, that being the sea or river, during status Red Weather Warning.

(c)

Letter received from Tipperary County Council dated 17 January 2018 detailing a motion passed by its members regarding collection of waste.

(d)

Letter received from Waterford City and County Council dated 18 January 2018 detailing a motion passed by its members regarding commencement of Commission of Investigation.

(e)

Letter received from Secretary, Local Electoral Area Boundary Committees regarding Review of Local Electoral Areas 2018.”

 

In relation to (a) it was NOTED that the correspondence received from Wexford County Council dated 15 January 2018 included the ‘Guidance Note for Data Controllers on the Release of Personal Data to Public Representatives’.

 

An Cathaoirleach, Councillor T. Murphy advised the Members that the following motion had been handed up from the floor:

 

Motion (3) from the floor:

It was proposed by Councillor C. Devlin and seconded by Councillor D. Smith:

 

“That this Council agrees and supports the motion from Item 15 (a) (ref: HD/AOS) by Waterford City and County Council on 14th December 2017 and writes to the Department of Housing, Planning and Local Government re. same.”

 

The motion (3) from the floor was AGREED.


Meeting: 15/01/2018 - County Council (Item 37)

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a)        Email received from Clare County Council dated 13 December 2017 regarding Contributory Pension Entitlements.

b)        Email received from Clare County Council dated 15 December 2017 regarding an imminent fodder crisis next year.

c)         Letter received from Galway City Council dated 12 December 2017 regarding the disposal of paint under the Producer Responsibility Initiative.

 (circulated herewith)

 

Additional documents:

Minutes:

The following items of correspondence, copies of which had been circulated to the Members, were CONSIDERED and NOTED:

 

a)        Email received from Clare County Council dated 13 December 2017 regarding Contributory Pension Entitlements.

b)        Email received from Clare County Council dated 15 December 2017 regarding an imminent fodder crisis next year.

c)         Letter received from Galway City Council dated 12 December 2017 regarding the disposal of paint under the Producer Responsibility Initiative.

 

 


Meeting: 11/12/2017 - County Council (Item 763)

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a)    Letter received from Sligo County Council dated 7 November 2017 detailing a resolution passed regarding funding for Alzheimer Society of Ireland, and sent to the Minister for Health.

b)    Letter received from Clare County Council dated 14 November 2017 detailing a resolution passed regarding penalising home makers and to address the Austerity measure that was brought in by the Government on 6th April 2012 concerning Contributory Pension Entitlements, and sent to the Minister for Social Protection.

c)    Letter received from Clare County Council dated 14 November 2017 detailing a resolution passed regarding supporting the enactment by the Oireachtas of the National Housing Co-Op Bill 2017, and sent to An Taoiseach.

d)    Letter received from Leitrim County Council dated 15 November 2017 detailing a resolution passed regarding Criteria for Community Based CCTV System Installation in Towns and sent to the Minister for Justice.

e)    Email received from Iarnród Eireann dated 15 November 2017 in response to our letter re expenditure on graffiti removal.

f)    Letter received from Carlow County Council dated 20 November 2017 detailing a resolution passed regarding provision of adequate information to ensure ease of access and understanding of complex requirements for persons with disabilities, who are required to comply with European and national certification and guidelines, particulary in the agricultural sector, and sent to the Minister for Agriculture, Food and Marine.

g)    Letter received from the HSE dated 21 November 2017 in response to our letter dated 17 October 2017 regarding Funding – Southside Women’s Action Network.

 (circulated herewith)

Additional documents:

Minutes:

The following items of correspondence, copies of which had been circulated to the Members, were CONSIDERED and NOTED:

 

“(a)

Letter received from Sligo County Council dated 7 November 2017 detailing a resolution passed regarding funding for Alzheimer Society of Ireland, and sent to the Minister for Health.

(b)

Letter received from Clare County Council dated 14 November 2017 detailing a resolution passed regarding penalising home makers and to address the Austerity measure that was brought in by the Government on 6th April 2012 concerning Contributory Pension Entitlements, and sent to the Minister for Social Protection.

(c)

Letter received from Clare County Council dated 14 November 2017 detailing a resolution passed regarding supporting the enactment by the Oireachtas of the National Housing Co-Op Bill 2017, and sent to An Taoiseach.

(d)

Letter received from Leitrim County Council dated 15 November 2017 detailing a resolution passed regarding Criteria for Community Based CCTV System Installation in Towns and sent to the Minister for Justice.

(e)

Email received from Iarnród Eireann dated 15 November 2017 in response to our letter re expenditure on graffiti removal.

(f)

Letter received from Carlow County Council dated 20 November 2017 detailing a resolution passed regarding provision of adequate information to ensure ease of access and understanding of complex requirements for persons with disabilities, who are required to comply with European and national certification and guidelines, particularly in the agricultural sector, and sent to the Minister for Agriculture, Food and Marine.

(g)

Letter received from the HSE dated 21 November 2017 in response to our letter dated 17 October 2017 regarding Funding – Southside Women’s Action Network.”

 


Meeting: 13/11/2017 - County Council (Item 709)

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a)    Email received from Ballina Municipal District (Mayo County Council) dated 4 October 2017 detailing a Motion passed by its members regarding ragwort.

b)    Letter received from Limerick City and County Council dated 5 October 2017 detailing a resolution adopted regarding putting in place one Agency with full responsibility for the maintenance/repair/ upkeep of rivers and streams.

c)    Letter received from Tipperary County Council detailing a resolution passed at their 9 October 2017 County Council meeting regarding the ‘Urban Road Minor Improvement Grant’.

d)    Email received from Wexford County Council dated 25 October 2017 detailing a resolution adopted at October meeting regarding the Post Office network.

(circulated herewith)

Additional documents:

Minutes:

The following items of correspondence, copies of which had been circulated to the Members, were CONSIDERED and NOTED:

 

“(a)

Email received from Ballina Municipal District (Mayo County Council) dated 4 October 2017 detailing a Motion passed by its members regarding ragwort.

(b)

Letter received from Limerick City and County Council dated 5 October 2017 detailing a resolution adopted regarding putting in place one Agency with full responsibility for the maintenance/repair/ upkeep of rivers and streams.

(c)

Letter received from Tipperary County Council detailing a resolution passed at their 9 October 2017 County Council meeting regarding the ‘Urban Road Minor Improvement Grant’.

(d)

Email received from Wexford County Council dated 25 October 2017 detailing a resolution adopted at October meeting regarding the Post Office network.”

 


Meeting: 09/10/2017 - County Council (Item 645)

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a)     Letter received from Offaly County Council dated 19 September 2017 detailing a motion passed requesting a complete overhaul of the Social Housing Programme.

(circulated herewith)

Additional documents:

Minutes:

The following item of correspondence, copy of which had been circulated to the Members, was CONSIDERED:

 

“(a)

Letter received from Offaly County Council dated 19 September 2017 detailing a motion passed requesting a complete overhaul of the Social Housing Programme.”