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Items
No. Item

PART 1

Initial Business

1.

Confirmation of Minutes

a)   Minutes of County Council meeting held on 6 July 2020

(circulated herewith)

2.

Questions (see attached Appendix)

PART 2

Chief Executive’s Business for Decision (Reserved Functions)

3.

Conferences and Training For Councillors

in accordance with Section 142 (5) of the Local Government Act 2001 as amended by Sections 53 (2) of the Local Government Reform Act 2014.

3a

List of Conferences and Training for Councillors

3b

Approval of Nominations for Conferences and Training Courses

3c

Conferences and Training Report Documents Submitted

 (circulated herewith)

4.

Proposed Disposal of Properties

4a

Proposed Disposal of Simple Fee Interest

Pursuant to the Landlord and Tenant (Grounds Rent)(No. 2)Act, 1978

4b

Proposed Disposal of Simple Fee Interest

Pursuant to the Landlord and Tenant (Grounds Rent)(No. 2)Act, 1978

 

 

5.

Consideration of Variation of Basic Rate of the Local Property Tax in accordance with Section 20 of the Finance (Local Property Tax) Act 2012, as amended by Section 5 of the Finance (Local Property Tax) Act 2013

In accordance with Section 20 of the Finance (Local Property Tax) Act 2012, as amended by Section 5 of the Finance (Local Property Tax) Act 2013

 

(circulated herewith)

6.

Taking in Charge

Section 11 of the Roads Act 1993 as amended by Section of 180 of the Planning and Development Act 2000 (as amended)

 

 

 

6a

The Maples, Doonsalla Drive, Cabinteely, Co Dublin

6b

Holy Trinity School, Glencairn, Sandyford, Dublin 16

(circulated herewith)

7.

Vacancy on the Local Community Development Committee (LCDC) arising from the resignation of Councillor Daniel Dunne, Green Party from the LCDC.

(circulated herewith)

8.

Report on Membership of Dún Laoghaire-Rathdown Local Community Development Committee ( LCDC )

In accordance with Section 128C of the Local Government Reform Act 2014

 

(circulated herewith)

9.

Amendment to Membership of Environment and Climate Action Strategic Policy Committee - Sectoral Representative

(circulated herewith)

10.

Report on Temporary Overdraft Accommodation for Year Ending 31 December 2021

In accordance with Section 106 of the Local Government Act 2001

(circulated herewith)

PART 3

Chief Executive’s Business for Noting

[subject to a statutory deadline/of an urgent nature]

 

No business

PART 4

Cathaoirleach's Business

11.

Cathaoirleach's Business: Councillor U. Power

No business

PART 5

All other Chief Executive’s Business for Noting

12.

Corporate Policy Group Minutes

a)    Minutes for the meetings held on 15 and 16 October 2019

 (circulated herewith)

13.

Management Reports

13a

Monthly Management Report May

13b

Monthly Management Report June

13c

Quarterly Management Report April to June 2020

13d

Monthly Management Report July

13e

Monthly Management Report August

(circulated herewith)

14.

Ministerial/Departmental Correspondence

14a

Ministerial Correspondence Received

a)   Report received from Department of Housing, Planning and Local Government dated 19th June on Independent Review of the Role and Remuneration of Local Authority Elected Members.

b)   Email received from Department of Finance and Public Expenditure dated 25th June regarding recent correspondence received.

c)    Letter received from Department of An Taoiseach dated 13th July regarding recent correspondence received.

d)   Emails received from Department of Education dated 15th July regarding recent correspondence received.

e)   Emails received from Department of Housing, Local Government and Heritage dated 17th and 20th July regarding recent correspondence received.

f)    Circular LG 04/2020 received from Department of Housing, Local Government and Heritage dated 7th August regarding Annual Expenses Allowance.

g)   Circular URDF-03-2020 received from Department of Housing, Local Government and Heritage dated 26th August regarding Urban Regeneration and Development Fund (URDF) – Temporary changes to recoupment arrangements for Local Authorities

h)   Correspondence received from Department of Housing, Local Government and Heritage dated 20th July and 25th August regarding Planning Application Processes.

  (circulated herewith)

14b

Ministerial Correspondence Issued on foot of a Council Decision

a)   Letter issued to Department of Education dated 7 July 2020 detailing resolution passed at the County Council meeting on 6 July 2020 regarding capacity in Secondary Schools in the Killiney-Shankill LEA.

b)   Letter issued to Department of Education dated 7 July 2020 detailing resolution passed at the County Council meeting on 6 July 2020 regarding additional secondary schools within the County.

c)    Letter issued to the Taoiseach dated 10 July 2020 detailing resolution passed at the County Council meeting on 6 July 2020 regarding Government funding to Council in order to invest in Dún Laoghaire Harbour.

d)   Letter issued to the Department of Housing, Local Government and Heritagedated 14 July 2020 detailing resolution passed at the County Council meeting on 10 February 2020 regarding an update to the Planning and Development Regulations.

e)   Letter issued to the Department of Housing, Local Government and Heritagedated 14 July 2020 detailing resolution passed at the County Council meeting on 10 February 2020 regarding an update to the Building Control Regulations.

 

(circulated herewith)

 

 

  

15.

Other Correspondence

15a

Other Correspondence Received

a)        Email received from Dublin City Council dated 7th July 2020 in response to our letter of 23rd March 2020 regarding establishment of Special Inter Local Authority Committee on Fire/Ambulance Services and Emergency Management.

b)       Letter received from Limerick City and County Council dated 8th July regarding a resolution agreed at their July meeting – National Small Business Recovery Plan.

c)        Letter received from Derry City and Strabane District Council dated 10 July 2020 regarding a resolution agreed at their May meeting – All Ireland Health Service.

d)       Letter received from Sligo County Council dated 13th July regarding a resolution agreed at their July meeting of Council – Ban on sale or use of inflatable dinghies.

e)        Letter received from Sligo County Council dated 13th July regarding a resolution agreed at their July meeting of Council – Registration of Rights of Way.

f)         Letter received from Waterford City and County Council dated 13th July regarding a resolution agreed at their July meeting of Council – Big Start Campaign.

g)       Letter received from Limerick City and County Council dated 14th July regarding a resolution agreed at their June meeting of Council – National Planning Framework.

h)       Correspondence received from An Garda Síochána dated 14th and 27th July in response to our letter of 7th July 2020 regarding installation of cameras at pedestrian crossings.

i)         Letter received from Roscommon County Council dated 25th June, received 14th July, regarding correspondence issued to Office of An Taoiseach regarding Financial Support for Tidy Towns and Voluntary Groups.

j)         Letter received from Kerry County Council dated 14th August regarding a resolution agreed at their July meeting of Council – State Pension Public Service Fund.

k)        Letter received from Fermanagh & Omagh District Council dated 21st August regarding a letter sent to the Minister for Health in Belfast, United Kingdom – Care Homes

l)         Letter received from DLR Leisure dated 28th August in response to Councillor Lorraine Hall’s Question (A009) of May Council Meeting.

 

 (circulated herewith)

 

 

15b

Other Correspondence Issued on foot of a Council Decision

a)        Letters issued to Councillors Maurice Dockrell and Martha Fanning dated 7 July 2020 informing them of their appointments to various Committees.

b)       Letter issued to Ms. Lyn Hagin Meade dated 7 July 2020 informing them of their appointment to the Community, Culture and Wellbeing SPC.

c)        Letter issued to the Organisation, Procedure & Protocol Committee dated 7 July 2020 informing them of the appointment of Councillor Martha Fanning to their Committee.

d)       Letter issued to the Local Traveller Accommodation Consultative Committee dated 7 July 2020 informing them of the appointment of Councillor Martha Fanning to their Committee.

e)        Letter issued to Garda Commissioner Drew Harris dated 7 July 2020 informing them of resolution passed at July Council Meeting 2020 – Installation of Cameras at Pedestrian Crossings.

f)         Letters issued to SPC committees dated 10 July 2020 informing them of the appointment of Councillors Maurice Dockrell and Martha Fanning to various committees.

g)       Letter issued to Sutton to Sandycove (S2S) Committee dated 10 July 2020 informing them of the appointment of Councillor Martha Fanning to their Committee.

h)       Letter issued to dlr Properties Ltd. dated 15 July 2020 on foot of the discussion of dlr Properties Ltd. Board Report at July Council Meeting.

i)         Letters issued to dlr Properties Ltd. and dlr Leisure Ltd. dated 13th August 2020 informing them of resolution passed at July Council Meeting 2020 – Legal Fees

j)         Letter of condolence issued to the family of Cormac Ó Braonáin dated 13th August 2020.

(circulated herewith)

PART 6

Reports from Strategic Policy committees

 

 

16.

Chairperson's Report from the Environment & Climate Action Strategic Policy Committee held on 18 June 2020

(circulated herewith)

17.

Chairperson's Report from the Housing Strategic Policy Committee held on 24 June 2020

(circulated herewith)

18.

Chairperson's Report from the Economic Development and Enterprise Strategic Policy Committee held on 1 July 2020

(circulated herewith)

PART 7

Members Motions

RÚIN/MOTIONS

19.

Councillor K. Ahmed

“That the Chief Executive would consider a bigger community centre with facilities for multicultural & recreational activities in the Dun Laoghaire Rathdown area for the integration of diverse communities.”[1 July 2019]

 

20.

Councillor M. Halpin

“That this Council agrees to commence a programme of retrofitting all Council homes and other Council owned buildings over the next 3 years to bring them up to the highest BER rating.”[1 July 2019]

21.

Councillor D. Donnelly

“That the Chief Executive complete negotiations with the owners of the land around the landlocked Glenalbyn Swimming Pool site in Stillorgan and commence works to re-open the pool without delay.”[1 July 2019]

 

22.

Councillor H. Lewis

“That this Council reaffirms its position that Rebuilding Ireland is failing in the provision of social and affordable housing for the people of Dún Laoghaire Rathdown and calls on central government to initiate an emergency construction programme of social and affordable housing.”[1 July 2019]

23.

Councillor E. Blain

“That this Council, in recognition of the historic gender balance of the current Chamber, would task the Monuments Committee with erecting a public statue, bust or appropriate memorial to commemorate one, or more, of the many women from our County who have made significant contributions to Politics, the Arts or the community, for example the Overend Sisters, Monica Barnes or Maeve Binchy.”[11 November 2019]

 

24.

Councillor L. McCarthy

“That this Council will insist that all planning applications, especially on virgin sites will retain tree belts and wildlife corridors as a matter of urgency.”[9 March 2020]

 

25.

Councillor J. Kennedy

"That this Council writes to the Minister for Housing, Planning and Local Government to recommend that augmented/virtual reality montages of how new Strategic Housing Development (SHD) planning proposals would be juxtaposed with existing background surroundings should be incorporated as a requirement for future SHD applications, in order for An Bord Pleanala to more accurately judge upon whether such applications ought to be approved or rejected."[9 March 2020][LETTER]

26.

Councillor J. Gildea

“That the Chief Executive takes whatever action is necessary to ensure that the Weekly Planning List issued by the Planning Department contains the name of the town/village in the ‘Location’ line of the notice.”[9 March 2020]

 

27.

Councillor B. Saul

"That this Council supports the role out of best practise segregated cycle lanes throughout the Cherrywood SDZ. Cherrywood SDZ as a greenfield site should contain best practice and innovative design concepts for pedestrians and cyclists which exceed minimum national guidelines."[9 March 2020]

28.

Councillor A. Colgan

“That the Chief Executive bring forward the detailed 2020 plan to ‘actively inform and engage the public, through a range of innovative programmes and partnerships, and where possible, facilitate bottom-up, community-led solutions.”[9 March 2020]

 

29.

Councillor M. Fleming

“That the Chief Executive provides rapid turnaround long-term housing with voids of no more than six months.” [15 April 2020]

30.

Councillor C. Smyth

“That this Council discuss measures to ease the pressures of COVID 19 on our tenants, rate payers etc.”[15 April 2020]

 

31.

Councillor M. Clark

“That the Chief Executive would consider compiling a new list of Priority Roads for Traffic Calming across the County and if so, when will it begin and how can areas apply to be considered for same.”[11 May 2020]

 

32.

Councillor D. Ní Fhloinn

“That this Council will identify walkways and cycleways throughout the County that can be enhanced in order to facilitate and promote social distancing for pedestrians and to facilitate safe cycling for people of all ages, such as use of traffic cones to widen footpaths in town/village centres or outside trafficked shops/queue areas, temporary use of cones or bollards to create quietways to stop through traffic in housing estates and make roads for play/exercise, and repurposing of full lanes to cycle lanes, and use of on-street parking spaces for walking and cycling.”[11 May 2020]

33.

Councillor D. Dunne

“That this Council hereby amends Schedule 9 of the Road Traffic Special Speed Limit Bye Laws (2017) to include the following streets:


Dundrum Main Street
Sandyford Road, section from Dundrum Main Street to junction with OverendWay
Ballinteer Road, section from Dundrum Main Street to junction with The Gables
Kilmacud Road Upper, section from Dundrum Main Street to junction with Eglinton Terrace.”[8 June 2020]

34.

Councillor D. O'Callaghan

“That this Council agrees to write to Tesco’s Headquarters asking them to increase the number of bicycle stands available in their car park at Churchview Road Ballybrack and to include a safe designated area.”[8 June 2020][LETTER]

35.

Councillor A. Grainger

“That this Council would support and task the Monuments Committee to erect a Civic Memorial to the great Irish poet and educator Eavan Boland RIP, who passed away suddenly at her home in Ballinteer, Dundrum, by way of a statue, bust or the naming of a building in Dundrum to celebrate and commemorate her legacy and enormous contribution and achievements locally, nationally and internationally to literature, women, equality, Irish society, poetry, artists and students worldwide,”[8 June 2020]

36.

Councillor M. O'Connell

“That Dún Laoghaire-Rathdown parking charges in the County be suspended until June 2021 to encourage the return of customers to business and retailers following the COVID19 closures.”[8 June 2020]

37.

Councillor J. O'Leary

“That the Executive arrange that the CEO of DLR Leisure Services Ltd, a DLR County Council wholly owned CLG, on a quarterly basis provide to the Council a report setting out the performance of the company in terms of customers served, revenues, costs and key issues and risks under management.”[6 July 2020]

38.

Councillor P. O'Brien

“That the Chief Executive initiates the process of reviewing the Parks Bye-Laws”[6 July 2020]

39.

Councillor S. Ó Faoláin

“That Dún Laoghaire-Rathdown County Council, for the same reasons that Ireland has already banned fracking on health and environmental grounds and in solidarity with affected communities in Pennsylvania, Texas and worldwide, is opposed to the importation of fracked gas into Ireland via LNG import terminals, which runs contrary to our goal of a 40% reduction in the Council’s greenhouse gas emissions by 2030. Dún Laoghaire-Rathdown County Council will work constructively to prevent fracking from taking place throughout the Integrated Single Electricity Market for the island of Ireland.”[6 July 2020]

40.

Councillor S. Brennan

“To ask the Chief Executive, in light of recent reports and a Garda investigation into the treatment of animals at the Ashton Pound, to fully review the contract between DLR County Council and the Ashton Pound and seek to terminate this contract if the dogs are found to be receiving anything short of the most compassionate of care”[14 September 2020]

41.

Councillor J. Moylan

"That the Chief Executive provide a detailed report on the current status, discussions, considerations and plans for the Sutton to Sandycove (S2S) / Eastern Trail Cycle Path and would they consider a special meeting with interested Councillors in order to progress this exciting and ambitious plan for our coastline?"[14 September 2020]

42.

Councillor H. Lewis

“That this Council supports the international boycott divestment and sanctions campaign against the state of Israel.”[1 July 2019]

43.

Councillor M. Halpin

“That this Council acknowledges the benefits that came from the Festival of World Cultures and agrees to bring a report to the next Council meeting on the re-establishment of an annual Multicultural Festival.”[13 January 2020]

 

44.

Councillor K. Ahmed

“That this Council in conjunction with the Chief Executive adopt a policy to tackle homelessness within the remit of this Council, with special consideration to families, so that no families with children live in emergency accommodation outside the County in stressful situation.”[11 November 2019]

45.

Councillor A. Colgan

“That the Chief Executive bring forward proposals to proactively increase the options available to private home owners and social housing tenants for downsizing/rightsizing.”[15 April 2020]

 

46.

Councillor D. Ní Fhloinn

“That this Council will undertake a public information campaign insofar as this is practical in light of the current Covid – 19 constraints, to encourage motorists not to park in cycle lanes.”[11 May 2020]

47.

Councillor J. Kennedy

"That this Council, in recognition of the unfortunate effect of the COVID-19 crisis whereby funerals of all those who have passed away within the County have had limited attendance instructions applied (since lockdown measures were started in the interests of public safety and health), and in recognising the importance to the grieving process in the normal course of events as regards full attendances of family members and friends at funerals to mark someone's passing, recommends as some form of empathetic response to the families of those bereaved the following:

 

A) That a minute's silence for all those who have passed away within the County since lockdown measures were nationally applied be held at the County Council meeting immediately subsequent to the one where this motion would be approved if agreed by members.

 

B) That a special memorial ceremony on the first anniversary of COVID-19 lockdown measures beginning be convened to mark and celebrate the lives of those concerned residing within the County who passed away while COVID-19 lockdown measures were ongoing, where invitations would be extended to the families of those concerned to such a ceremony.”[8 June 2020]

 

48.

Councillor L. McCarthy

“That the Chief Executive would please report on the number of planning applications for ‘retention of planning’ that were received in the last year  and please state what is the procedure if planning is refused.”[8 June 2020]

49.

Councillor M. O'Connell

“That all proposed changes to standing orders arising from COVID19 restrictions and health advice are first approved by the Organisation, Procedure and Protocol Committee members prior to implementation.”[8 June 2020]

50.

Councillor B. Saul

“That this Council requests that the current Class1 Community & Parks facilities and amenities of 37.9% be increased to at least 55%(countywide) in the 2020-2024 Draft Dun Laoghaire Rathdown County Council Development Contribution Scheme."[8 June 2020]

51.

Councillor A. Grainger

“That this Council agrees to prioritise, facilitate and implement a 30km/hour speed limit in residential estates County wide, taking into consideration that many estates and Resident Associations already requested this following its initial implementation in 2017, in advance of looking at any other temporary speed reduction initiatives on other adjoining commuter roads.”[6 July 2020]

52.

Councillor J. O'Leary

“That the Council provide to residents and Residents Associations within estates where the speed limit has been set at 30km/hr stickers to be attached to bins showing the 30km speed limit to remind motorists of the speed limit within that area.”[6 July 2020]

53.

Councillor M. Clark

“That this Council agrees to write to the owners of the Ballybrack Shopping Centre to ask them to increase the number of bicycle stands / spaces in their car park as there appears to only be 4 spaces available.”[6 July 2020][LETTER]

54.

Councillor J. Gildea

“That this Council writes to the Minister for Justice and Equality and the Minister for Children and Youth Affairs asking that a review of the legislation governing access for children to both parents following separation or divorce of the parents and furthermore to ask them to introduce legislation making it an offence for a parent to attempt to alienate a child from the other parent ”[6 July 2020][LETTER]

55.

Councillor J. Moylan

“That this Council agrees to write to Eir requesting them to remove the graffiti from the front gates of their depot along Clonkeen Road?”[14 September 2020][LETTER]

56.

Councillor C. Smyth

“That this Council in light of the media coverage regarding the pound used by Dublin City Council, which is also used by Dun Laoghaire Rathdown County Council, immediately bring a report to this Council Meeting.”[14 September 2020]

 

57.

Councillor H. Lewis

“That this Council discusses the Living Over the Shop Scheme.”[11 November 2019]

58.

Councillor J. O'Leary

“That the Executive prepare a policy on the introduction of Traffic Calming Schemes, and safe, healthy, exercise or quiet street initiatives, to be approved by the Council.”[6 July 2020]

59.

Councillor J. Kennedy

"That this Council writes to the Minister for Housing, Planning and Local Government to indicate its view that the frequent usage of the material contravention statement procedure within this County in planning applications is relegating the status of the County Development Plan (CDP) to such an extent that reform ought to be initiated by the Government (noting that a comprehensive consultation process is undertaken in obtaining input from Elected Members of this Council and citizens in this County to help formulate the CDP) to bridge the growing disparity between the intended vision of the CDP and what the overwrought overriding of the CDP by material contravention statements can permit in approved applications."[6 July 2020][LETTER]

60.

Councillor A. Colgan

“That the Chief Executive makes arrangements for the provision of free public Wifi in Dundrum Village”[6 July 2020]

61.

Councillor K. Ahmed

“That this Council writes a letter to the Minister for Education to keep reserve seats in the local primary and secondary schools within the county, so that parents coming from outside the Community, County or Country do not struggle to find a seat in the local schools for their school going kids “[14 September 2020][LETTER]

62.

Councillor M. O'Connell

“That this Council contact the Department of Transport requesting an amendment to the Road Traffic Act 1961 to exempt e-scooters and e-bikes from the definition of mechanically propelled vehicles or otherwise provide for the registration, licencing and insuring of same under the Act, in order to support these widely employed options in local sustainable traffic strategies and planning.”[14 September 2020][LETTER]

63.

Councillor C. Smyth

“That this Council in light of the following reply I received to question A14 submitted to the 6th of July meeting begin the discussion of the provision of litter bins in dlr Parks at the relevant Strategic Policy Committee meetings:

“We would welcome the opportunity to discuss the litter issue in more detail in order to evaluate the possibility of providing more sustainable solutions for the problem.” [14 September 2020]

 

64.

Councillor D. Ní Fhloinn

“That this Council would support and facilitate local residents associations in maximising planning and use of kerbside verges and green space in housing estates for implementation of the All Ireland Pollinator Plan.”[14 September 2020]

CEISTEANNA/QUESTIONS

APPENDIX

A1

Councillor M. Halpin

“To ask the Chief Executive if she would update the very comprehensive and useful Public and Private Housing Supply document that we received in July 2016.”

 

A2

Councillor M. Halpin

“To ask the Chief Executive if she would provide a report on the proposal for the George's Place site to be used for the Dún Laoghaire Educate Together.

A3

Councillor M. Halpin

“To ask the Chef Executive to request a list from the Department of Education of all sites/buildings owned by it in DLR and the zoning of all these lands.

A4

Councillor M. Halpin

“To ask the Chief Executive to request a report from Ashton Dog Pound with regards to recent allegations on their treatment of dogs and to also provide a report on how many dogs were sent to this pound from DLR.

A5

Councillor M. Halpin

“To ask the Chief Executive how many homes she expects to be delivered via Part V in 2020 and the cost of these homes to the Council with details of the size (both Square metres and number of bedrooms) of each of these homes.

A6

Councillor J. Kennedy

"To ask the Chief Executive to consider overseeing the introduction of a scheme involving the distribution of free mobile tablet devices (without sim-card facility and with an operating system compatible with mainstream apps such as the dlr Libraries app), with a budget-range price of approximately €100 or less, for residents in the County over 70, as a social inclusion tenet within age-friendly strategy in the County, intertwined in particular with provision of supporting education workshops in Dún Laoghaire-Rathdown libraries, noting that supporting funding could be sourced by way of discussions involving the Department of Health, the HSE (in relation to its Community and Voluntary Grant for Older Persons Scheme which includes support for technology), Age Friendly Ireland, and our local LCDC, and advising that such a scheme could see an allocation in the realm of 1000-2000 devices per annum, involving a budgetary allocation of €100,000-€200,000 for such a worthwhile flagship scheme which may inspire other councils to do the same nationwide?"

A7

Councillor J. Kennedy

"To ask the Chief Executive (in tandem with possible review by the Community, Culture & Wellbeing SPC) to analyse the wellbeing initiatives across all local authorities outlined here https://www.gov.ie/en/publication/a09d8f-local-authorities-supporting-community-wellbeing/ with a view to adapting initiatives adopted by other councils for local implementation by our council?”

A8

Councillor J. Kennedy

"To ask the Chief Executive to what extent would an increase in revenue source of, for example: a) €1 million b) €2.5 million, for the council facilitate additional borrowing capacity potential in terms of European Investment Bank (or other similar capital streams) funding, in terms of accurate forecast figures of extra capital (with sample timeframes specified) such a provision of extra revenue could in theory provide if siphoned off for repayment of associated loans?"

A9

Councillor H. Lewis

“To ask the Chief Executive how many individuals and families are registered as homeless in the County and currently availing of any form of emergency accommodation?”

A10

Councillor H. Lewis

“To ask the Chief Executive how many individuals and families are currently approved to seek a homeless HAP contract?”

A11

Councillor H. Lewis

“To ask the Chief Executive for an update of the councils pilot scheme to introduce recycling facilities to our County’s public bins?”

A12

Councillor H. Lewis

“To ask the Chief Executive when an affordable housing scheme will be commenced?

A13

Councillor H. Lewis

“To ask the Chief Executive to consider proceeding with social and affordable housing on the former workers depot known as the Mount Anville site?

A14

Councillor J. Moylan

“To ask the Chief Executive if Dún Laoghaire-Rathdown County Council make requests to the Community Service Programme of the Probation Service of Ireland for special projects around the County and if so, how many times has this been done over the past 5 years and what type of work has been undertaken?

A15

Councillor J. Moylan

“To ask the Chief Executive to remove the graffiti from the prominent large green utility box (Clonkeen Kios 001225X) which is opposite Monaloe Crescent and between Monaloe Lodge & #21 Clonkeen Road and state when this will be done?

A16

Councillor M. O'Connell

“To ask for a report on the fines raised and paid for littering, arising from illegal postering, in 2019, and 2020, with the example of the attached poster which advertised an event on July 4/5 July 2020, and was widely postered in the County on lamp-and traffic posts, and not removed by organisers (attached removed by self on August 15th)”

A17

Councillor M. O'Connell

“To ask the Chief Executive regarding the COVID 19 Public Realm Work temporary measures implemented in 2020 to state the steps of the process whereby projects were considered and the public consultation process engaged prior to project selection and implementation.

A18

Councillor M. O'Connell

“To ask the Chief Executive regarding the  Protected Cycle Schemes(Pilot Projects) on Goatstown Rd & Benildus Road, to confirm the consultation/engagement process prior to project approval, the budget and funding for the project, and the process for selection of suppliers and consultants.”

 

Reference: https://www.dlrcoco.ie/sites/default/files/atoms/files/goatstown_road_cycle_upgrade_scheme_0.pdf; https://www.dlrcoco.ie/sites/default/files/atoms/files/benildus_avenue_cycle_upgrade_scheme.pdf

 

 

A19

Councillor M. O'Connell

“To ask the Chief Executive regarding the Dundrum Village Mobility Works, to confirm the consultation/engagement process prior to project approval, the budget and funding for the project, and the process for selection of suppliers and consultants

 

Reference: Dundrum Village Mobility Works 

https://www.dlrcoco.ie/en/transportation-infrastructure/dundrum-mobility-interventions

 

A20

Councillor M. O'Connell

“To ask the Chief Executive regarding the Coastal Cycle Route, to confirm the consultation/engagement process prior to project approval, the budget and funding for the project, and the process for selection of suppliers and consultants

 

Reference: Coastal Cycle Route 

https://www.dlrcoco.ie/en/news/general-news-public-notices/coastal-cycle-route-mobility-updates

 

A21

Councillor J. O'Leary

“To ask the Chief Executive what policies govern the design and placement of bicycle barriers or U-Chicanes within DLR”

A22

Councillor J. O'Leary

“To ask the Chief Executive to ensure that cycle barriers or U chicanes are designed to be useable for bicycles with carriers or bike carts, and that existing barriers which create difficulties for these types of users are replaced.”

A23

Councillor C. Smyth

“To ask the Chief Executive for a report on the Dublin Mountains Partnership’s – Dublin Mountains Makeover?”

 

A24

Councillor C. Smyth

“To ask the Chief Executive why we no longer receive the Dublin Mountains Partnership updates/briefings?”

 

A25

Councillor C. Smyth

“To ask the Chief Executive has Dún Laoghaire-Rathdown County Council identified any land that could be used for the new initiative “native woodland on public lands” announced in the media recently?”