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68.

Minutes

a)    Minutes of Special Meeting of the County Council held on 14th January, 2015

 

It was Proposed by Councillor B. Saul and seconded by Councillor C. Smyth that the minutes of the Special Meeting of the County Council held on 14th January, 2015 be ADOPTED and APPROVED.

 

b)   Minutes of Special Meeting of the County Council held on 15th January, 2015

 

It was Proposed by Councillor J. Baily and seconded by Councillor D. O’Callaghan that the minutes of the Special Meeting of the County Council held on 15th January, 2015 be ADOPTED and APPROVED.

 

 

69.

APPENDICES 1-13 REPLICATION OF TABLE - MOTION NO. 2 pdf icon PDF 27 KB

It was proposed by Councillor R. Humphreys and seconded by Councillor C. Smyth.

 

“That this Planning Authority pursuant to Section 11 (5)(c) of the Planning & Development Act 2000 (as amended) resolves to amend the Chief Executive's  Draft Development Plan as follows:-

 

At the start of the appendices 1-13 volume, to replicate the table at p ii of the written statement.”

 

The report of the Chief Executive was CONSIDERED.

 

The motion was AGREED.

 

 

70.

INCLUSION OF NARRATIVES ON PHOTOGRAPHS - MOTION NO. 3 pdf icon PDF 38 KB

It was proposed by Councillor C. Curran and seconded by Councillor S. O'Brien.

 

“That this Planning Authority pursuant to Section 11 (5)(c) of the Planning & Development Act 2000 (as amended) resolves to amend the Chief Executive's  Draft Development Plan as follows:

 

County Development plan 2016-2022 – Chief Executive’s Written Statement

To include narratives on photographs used in the document, that could be deemed by the reader as promotional places within the county.”

 

The report of the Chief Executive was CONSIDERED.

 

The motion was AGREED and the Chief Executive’s Report was ACCEPTED.

 

 

71.

P V PARA 1INSERTION OF WORDS - MOTION NO. 4 pdf icon PDF 48 KB

It was proposed by Councillor R. Humphreys and seconded by Councillor D. O’Callaghan.

 

“That this Planning Authority pursuant to Section 11 (5)(c) of the Planning & Development Act 2000 (as amended) resolves to amend the Chief Executive's  Draft Development Plan as follows:-

 

P v, under “vision”, para 1, after “2022” insert “with particular reference to achieving environmental excellence in planning and development decisions”.

 

The report of the Chief Executive was CONSIDERED.

 

The motion was AGREED.

 

 

72.

INSERTION OF PARAGRAPH ON PAGE V - Amendment to Wording - MOTION NO. 5 AND MOTION NO. 1 FROM THE FLOOR pdf icon PDF 39 KB

It was proposed by Councillor P. Stewartand seconded by Councillor D. O’Callaghan.

 

“That this Planning Authority pursuant to Section 11 (5)(c) of the Planning & Development Act 2000 (as amended) resolves to amend the Chief Executive's Draft Development Plan as follows:-

 

On page v of the Preamble, at the end of the paragraph referring to the Age Friendly County initiative, after ‘an older population’ insert:‘ We undertake to plan, develop, encourage and implement initiatives to ensure older people are truly valued and respected, can participate in social, economic and public life, can continue to learn, develop and work, are supported to stay living in their own homes and communities, lead healthier and more active lives for longer, are able to get where they want when they want, are supported to be out and about by the built and social environment, feel and are safe in their own homes and communities and have the information they need to lead full lives.”

 

The report of the Chief Executive was CONSIDERED.

 

Following a discussion Motion No. 1 from the floor was proposed by Councillor P. Stewart and seconded by Councillor D. O’Callaghan.

 

“That this Planning Authority pursuant to Section 11 (5)(c) of the Planning & Development Act 2000 (as amended) resolves to amend the Chief Executive's Draft Development Plan as follows:-

 

“We undertake to develop, encourage and implement initiatives to ensure that older citizens in the County are truly valued and respected, and are supported in a secure and enabling environment to live active, independent and meaningful lives, participating fully in their local communities”.

 

Following discussion Motion No. 1 from the floor was AGREED and Motion No. 5 on the Agenda was WITHDRAWN.

 

 

73.

INSERTION OF WORDS INTO VISION STATEMENT - MOTION NO. 6 pdf icon PDF 37 KB

It was proposed by Councillor S. O’Brien and seconded by Councillor L. McCarthy.

 

“That this Planning Authority pursuant to Section 11 (5)(c) of the Planning & Development Act 2000 (as amended) resolves to amend the Chief Executive's  Draft Development Plan as follows:

 

Vision Statement – add “and equal” as shown.

 

“to continue to facilitate appropriate levels of sustainable development predicted on the delivery of high quality community, employment and recreational environments – allied to the promotion of sustainable transportation and travel patterns but all the while protecting Dun Laoghaire –Rathdown’s landscape, natural heritage and physical fabric, to ensure the needs of those living and working in the county can thrive in a socially, economically and environmentally sustainable {and equal} manner.”

 

The report of the Chief Executive was CONSIDERED.

 

The motion was AGREED subject to the amendment recommended in the Chief Executive’s Report.

 

 

74.

ACKNOWLEDGE GRANADA AND VALLETTA CONVENTION - MOTION NO. 7 pdf icon PDF 42 KB

It was proposed by   Councillor V. Boyhan and seconded by Councillor M. Merrigan.

 

“That this Planning Authority pursuant to Section 11 (5)(c) of the Planning & Development Act 2000 (as amended) resolves to amend the Chief Executive's  Draft Development Plan as follows:-

 

Preamble to the County Development Plan Written Statement

“That the Preamble to the 2016 – 2022 County Development Plan Written Statement acknowledges the Council’s full commitment to the Granada Convention and the Valletta Convention.”

 

The report of the Chief Executive was CONSIDERED.

 

Following discussion it was AGREED to include a reference to the Valetta and Granada Convention in the Preamble.

 

 

75.

BARCELONA DECLARATION - MOTION NO. 8 pdf icon PDF 67 KB

It was proposed by Councillor V. Boyhan and seconded by Councillor L. McGovern.

 

“That this Planning Authority pursuant to Section 11 (5)(c) of the Planning & Development Act 2000 (as amended) resolves to amend the Chief Executive's  Draft Development Plan as follows:-

 

Barcelona Declaration

“That the 2016 – 2022 County Development Plan written statement acknowledges the Council’s commitment to the Barcelona Declaration”

Ref for motion:

The Barcelona Declaration obliges the Local Authorities to:

1. Promote disability awareness and ensure the rights of people with disabilities to be different and their right to receive personal attention

2. Develop policies and an equality/disability proof decision-making process

3. Develop a consultative process 

4. Provide people with disabilities access to the social and physical environments as well as services

5. Provide training programmes dealing with equality/disability issues

6. Develop monitoring, evaluation and impact assessment procedures for actions, projects and policies regarding equality/disability issues.

Actions derived:

  • Promotion of disability awareness; Ensure right to be different; Ensure right to personal attention.
  • Integration with social and physical environment; Access to information (via technology).
  • Access to participation in sport, culture and social activities. 
    Development of support services; Prevent institutionalisation in health care homes.
  • Provision of monitoring, analysis and evaluation of inclusion, integration and accessibility.
  • Establishing policy review system consultation and 
    cooperation with disability advocates.
  • Organisation of training programmes for Local Authority personnel.
  • Development of impact assessment procedures.

Projects derived:

  • Promotion of disability awareness campaign through visual means: posters, website, media and press.
  • Interactive public information service (IT).
  • Improve legibility of information signage.
  • Access within the built environment.
  • Housing for people with disabilities in accordance with their economic circumstances.
  • Access to transport; Barrier free mobility.

The report of the Chief Executive was CONSIDERED.

 

The amendment in the Chief Executive’s report was AGREED.

 

 

76.

PAGE 15 1.1.4.1 INSERTION OF TEXT - MOTION NO. 9 pdf icon PDF 91 KB

It was proposed by Councillors H. Lewis and seconded by Councillor K. Gill.

 

“That this Planning Authority pursuant to Section 11 (5)(c) of the Planning & Development Act 2000 (as amended) resolves to amend the Chief Executive's  Draft Development Plan as follows:-

 

(PAGE 15 1.1.4.1 insert)

It shall be a central objective of the housing strategy to expedite the full servicing of 7,900 potential homes zoned for development within the lifetime of the plan.”

 

The report of the Chief Executive was CONSIDERED.

 

The amendment recommended in the Chief Executive’s report was AGREED.

 

 

77.

P 12 PARA 1.2.2.1 DELETION OF WORDS - MOTION NO. 10 pdf icon PDF 34 KB

It was proposed by Councillor R. Humphreys and seconded by Councillor L. McCarthy.

 

“That this Planning Authority pursuant to Section 11 (5)(c) of the Planning & Development Act 2000 (as amended) resolves to amend the Chief Executive's  Draft Development Plan as follows:-

 

P 12 para 1.2.2.1 first para delete “, perhaps more accurately.”

 

The report of the Chief Executive was CONSIDERED.

 

The motion was AGREED.

 

 

78.

PAGE 16 FIGURE 1.4 - MOTION NO. 11 pdf icon PDF 37 KB

It was proposed by Councillor M. Baker and seconded by Coucillor J. Bailey.

 

“That this Planning Authority pursuant to Section 11 (5)(c) of the Planning & Development Act 2000 (as amended) resolves to amend the Chief Executive's  Draft Development Plan as follows:-

 

On page 16 figure 1.4 that the diagram clearly explains what R/FR 3,600 refers to.”

 

The report of the Chief Executive was CONSIDERED.

 

The motion and the Chief Executive’s report were AGREED.

 

 

79.

PAGE 16 1.2.5 INSERTION OF WORDS - MOTION NO. 12 pdf icon PDF 29 KB

It was proposed by   Councillors H. Lewis and seconded by Councillor K. Gill.

 

“That this Planning Authority pursuant to Section 11 (5)(c) of the Planning & Development Act 2000 (as amended) resolves to amend the Chief Executive's  Draft Development Plan as follows:-

 

(PAGE 16 1.2.5 insert) that efforts to service lands zoned for development be first concentrated in the Shanganagh/Woodbrook area.”

 

The report of the Chief Executive was CONSIDERED.

 

The Chief Executive’s report was AGREED.

 

 

80.

P 23 HEADING CHANGE - MOTION NO. 13 pdf icon PDF 26 KB

It was proposed by Councillor R. Humphreys and seconded by Councillor L. McCarthy.

 

 “That this Planning Authority pursuant to Section 11 (5)(c) of the Planning & Development Act 2000 (as amended) resolves to amend the Chief Executive's  Draft Development Plan as follows:-

 

P 23 change heading to table, 4th column, to “Extended to.”

 

The report of the Chief Executive was CONSIDERED.

 

The motion and the Chief Executive’s report were AGREED.

 

 

81.

Declaration

It was NOTED that Councillor B. Ward declared an interest and excused himself from the Council Chamber for the duration of the discussion of this item.

 

 

82.

P 23 INSERTION OF A NEW ROW - MOTION NO. 14 AND MOTION NO. 2 FROM THE FLOOR. pdf icon PDF 33 KB

Motion No. 2 from the floor in the names of Councillors R. Humphreys, B. Saul S. O’Neill, O. Smyth, L. Dockery, J. Bailey, M. Bailey, D. Donnelly, J. Madigan, G. Horkan was proposed by Councillor R. Humphreys and seconded by Councillor B. Saul.

 

“That this Planning Authority pursuant to Section 11 (5)(c) of the Planning & Development Act 2000 (as amended) resolves to amend the Chief Executive's  Draft Development Plan as follows:-

 

P 23 insert a new row – “Clonskeagh – New plan to be prepared.”

 

The report of the Chief Executive was CONSIDERED.

 

Following a discussion Motion No. 2 from the floor was proposed by Councillor B. Saul and seconded by Councillor R. Humphreys.

 

“That this Planning Authority pursuant to Section 11 (5)(c) of the Planning & Development Act 2000 (as amended) resolves to amend the Chief Executive's Draft Development Plan as follows:-

 

P23 insert a new row – “Clonskeagh/UCD – New Local Area Plan to be prepared”.

 

Following discussion Motion No. 2 from the floor was PUT and AGREED and Motion No. 14 on the Agenda was WITHDRAWN.

 

 

83.

PAGE 23 LIST DÚN LAOGHAIRE LOCAL AREA PLAN IN TABLE 1.3.1 - MOTION NO. 15 pdf icon PDF 27 KB

It was proposed by Councillor M. Merrigan and seconded by Councillor J. Baily.

 

“That this Planning Authority pursuant to Section 11 (5)(c) of the Planning & Development Act 2000 (as amended) resolves to amend the Chief Executive's  Draft Development Plan as follows:-

 

That the Dún Laoghaire Local Area Plan be listed in the table 1.3.1. Local Area Plans on page 23”.

 

The report of the Chief Executive was CONSIDERED and NOTED.

 

The motion was AGREED.

 

 

84.

Return to the Chamber of Councillor B. Ward who Declared an Interest

It was NOTED that Councillor B. Ward who had declared an interest and excused himself from the Council Chamber for the duration of the discussion on Motion No. 14 on the Agenda, returned to the meeting after the consideration had been COMPLETED.

 

 

85.

LAP BALLYBRACK/LOUGHLINSTOWN - MOTION NO. 16 AND MOTION NO. 17 pdf icon PDF 32 KB

It was AGREED that Motion No. 16 in the name of Councillor H. Lewis and Motion No. 17 in the name of Councillors S. O’Brien, C. Nic Cormaic and C. Curran be considered together.

 

Motion No. 16 LAP BALLYBRACK/LOUGHLINSTOWN.

 

It was proposed by Councillor H. Lewis and seconded by Councillor M. Halpin.

 

“That this Planning Authority pursuant to Section 11 (5)(c) of the Planning & Development Act 2000 (as amended) resolves to amend the Chief Executive's  Draft Development Plan as follows:-

 

To prepare a local area plan for the Ballybrack/Loughlinstown area.”

 

The report of the Chief Executive was CONSIDERED.

 

Motion No. 17 1.3.3 LAP BALLYBRACK.

 

It was proposed by Councillor S. O'Brien seconded by Councillor H. Lewis.

 

“That this Planning Authority pursuant to Section 11 (5)(c) of the Planning & Development Act 2000 (as amended) resolves to amend the Chief Executive's  Draft Development Plan as follows:-

 

1.3.3 – Local Area Plans

 

That the Chief Executive include a local area plan for Ballybrack and environs in the County Development Plan 2016-2022. “

 

The report of the Chief Executive was CONSIDERED.

 

Following a discussion Motion nos. 16 and 17 were AGREED.

 

 

86.

DELETE PROPOSAL FOR A LAP FOR BALLYOGAN AND STEPASIDE - MOTION NO. 18 pdf icon PDF 40 KB

It was proposed by Councillor T. Murphy and seconded by Councillor L. McGovern.

 

“That this Planning Authority pursuant to Section 11 (5)(c) of the Planning & Development Act 2000 (as amended) resolves to amend the Chief Executive's  Draft Development Plan as follows:-

 

Map No 9 and 6 special objective 231.

To Delete the proposal for a Local Area Plan for Ballyogan and Stepaside  from the Development Plan where it appears and to delete all boundaries of any such proposed Local Area Plan affecting Ballyogan or Stepaside  from the Maps accompanying the Draft Development Plan .

 

LAP not required.  Will hold up development of much needed houses and Council land. We know there is a park required on old land fill site.

 

Following a discussion Councillor T. Murphy AGREED to WITHDRAW Motion no. 18.

 

 

87.

AMENDMENT ON PAGE 28 SECTION 1.3.4.10 - MOTION NO. 19 pdf icon PDF 38 KB

It was proposed by Councillor M. Baker and seconded by Councillor L. McCarthy.

 

“That this Planning Authority pursuant to Section 11 (5)(c) of the Planning & Development Act 2000 (as amended) resolves to amend the Chief Executive's  Draft Development Plan as follows:-

 

On page 28, section 1.3.4.10 Dundrum, that the reference to Dundrum Shopping Centre be amended to Dundrum Town Centre.”

 

The report of the Chief Executive was CONSIDERED.

 

The motion and the amendment recommended in the Chief Executive’s report were AGREED.

 

 

88.

PAGE 28, SECTION 1.3.4.10 DUNDRUM - MOTION NO. 20 pdf icon PDF 38 KB

It was proposed by Councillor M. Baker and seconded by Councillor J. Bailey.

 

“That this Planning Authority pursuant to Section 11 (5)(c) of the Planning & Development Act 2000 (as amended) resolves to amend the Chief Executive's  Draft Development Plan as follows:-

 

On page 28, section 1.3.4.10 Dundrum, that the Chief Executive explains what is meant by the bullet point “continuing the regime of strict control of advertising and building facades through the Development Management process.”

 

The report of the Chief Executive was CONSIDERED.

 

The amendment recommended in the Chief Executive’s report was AGREED.

 

 

89.

REFERENCES TO DUNDRUM SHOPPING CENTRE - MOTION NO. 21 pdf icon PDF 26 KB

It was proposed by Councillor M. Baker and seconded by Councillor L. McCarthy.

 

“That this Planning Authority pursuant to Section 11 (5)(c) of the Planning & Development Act 2000 (as amended) resolves to amend the Chief Executive's  Draft Development Plan as follows:-

 

That all references to Dundrum Shopping Centre in the document be checked to verify if the reference relates to the Shopping Centre or the Dundrum Town Centre.”

 

The report of the Chief Executive was CONSIDERED.

 

The motion and the amendment recommended in the Chief Executive’s report were AGREED.

 

 

90.

AMEND DÚN LAOGHAIRE LAP - MOTION NO. 22 pdf icon PDF 39 KB

Additional documents:

It was proposed by Councillor M. Merrigan and seconded by Councillor J. Bailey.

 

“That this Planning Authority pursuant to Section 11 (5)(c) of the Planning & Development Act 2000 (as amended) resolves to amend the Chief Executive's  Draft Development Plan as follows:-

 

That the area covered by the Specific Local Objective 77 – Dún Laoghaire Local Area Plan be amended to include the area bounded by Albert Road (east) and the curtilages of the properties thereon and Glenageary Road Upper (east) and continuing on to Glenageary Road Upper (west).

 

The report of the Chief Executive was CONSIDERED.

 

Following a discussion during which Ms. K. Holohan, Deputy Chief Executive responded to Member’s queries, the Motion was AGREED and it was further AGREED that the amendment would be included in the Dún Laoghaire Urban Framework Plan Appendix 12.

 

The motion was AGREED.

 

 

91.

P 29 1.3.5 HEADING CHANGE - MOTION NO. 23 pdf icon PDF 27 KB

It was proposed by Councillor R. Humphreys and seconded by Councillor D. O’Callaghan.

 

“That this Planning Authority pursuant to Section 11 (5)(c) of the Planning & Development Act 2000 (as amended) resolves to amend the Chief Executive's  Draft Development Plan as follows:-

 

P 29 1.3.5 heading to table, delete “(non statutory).”

 

The report of the Chief Executive was CONSIDERED.

 

The motion and the Chief Executive’s report were AGREED.

 

 

92.

P 29 1.3.5 INSERTION OF PARAGRAPH - MOTION NO. 24 pdf icon PDF 28 KB

It was proposed by Councillor R. Humphreys and seconded by Councillor D. O’Callaghan and AGREED to WITHDRAW Motion No. 24 on the Agenda as follows:

 

“That this Planning Authority pursuant to Section 11 (5)(c) of the Planning & Development Act 2000 (as amended) resolves to amend the Chief Executive's  Draft Development Plan as follows:-

 

P 29 1.3.5 before 1.3.5.1 insert a para – “The existing and any future UFPs will form part of the CDP on its adoption or by future variation respectively.”

 

 

93.

PAGE 30 INSERTION OF TEXT AS A BULLET POINT - MOTION NO. 25 pdf icon PDF 29 KB

It was proposed by Councillor M. Merrigan and seconded by Councillor V. Boyhan.

 

“That this Planning Authority pursuant to Section 11 (5)(c) of the Planning & Development Act 2000 (as amended) resolves to amend the Chief Executive's  Draft Development Plan as follows:-

 

On page 30, Dún Laoghaire Urban Framework Plan – insert the following as a bullet point as a fourth theme underpinning the Urban Framework Plan - ‘Protecting, preserving and enhancing the unique historic character, ambiance and identity of the adjoining residential streets and communities’.  

 

The report of the Chief Executive was CONSIDERED.

 

The amendment recommended in the Chief Executive’s report was AGREED.

 

 

94.

PAGE 30 1.3.6 REPLACEMENT OF PARAGRAPH - MOTION NO. 26 pdf icon PDF 28 KB

It was proposed by Councillor M. Baker and seconded by Councillor J. Bailey.

 

“That this Planning Authority pursuant to Section 11 (5)(c) of the Planning & Development Act 2000 (as amended) resolves to amend the Chief Executive's  Draft Development Plan as follows:-

 

On page 30 section 1.3.6 The Villages of Dún Laoghaire-Rathdown, that the text in the final paragraph “The purpose of this will be to enhance their capacity to support public life” be replaced with “The purpose of this audit will be to improve the quality of life of the citizens”.

 

The report of the Chief Executive was CONSIDERED.

 

The motion and the Chief Executive’s report were AGREED.

 

 

95.

PAGE 30 1.3.6 DELETION OF TEXT IN FINAL PARAGRAPH - MOTION NO . 27 pdf icon PDF 28 KB

It was proposed by Councillor M. Baker and seconded by Councillor J. Bailey.

 

“That this Planning Authority pursuant to Section 11 (5)(c) of the Planning & Development Act 2000 (as amended) resolves to amend the Chief Executive's  Draft Development Plan as follows:-

 

On page 30 section 1.3.6 The Villages of Dún Laoghaire-Rathdown, that the text in the final paragraph “with particular focus on the development of better public realms” be deleted as this focus is too narrow.”

 

The report of the Chief Executive was CONSIDERED.

 

The motion and the Chief Executive’s report were AGREED.

 

 

96.

1.3.6 INCLUSION OF A LIST IN TABULAR FORM - MOTION NO. 28 pdf icon PDF 28 KB

It was proposed by Councillor S. O'Brien and seconded by Councillor M. Halpin.

 

 “That this Planning Authority pursuant to Section 11 (5)(c) of the Planning & Development Act 2000 (as amended) resolves to amend the Chief Executive's  Draft Development Plan as follows:-

 

1.3.6 – The Villages of Dún Laoghaire-Rathdown

 

That the Chief Executive include a list in tabular form of all the existing towns and villages which are to be included in the audit proposed by the County Development Plan 2016-2022.”

 

The report of the Chief Executive was CONSIDERED.

 

Following a discussion the Deputy Chief Executive AGREED that a report on the listed towns and villages which are to be audited will form part of the Chief Executive’s Report to Council.  Councillor S. O’Brien AGREED to WITHDRAW Motion No.28.

 

 

 

97.

REPLACEMENT OF TEXT PAGE 33 SECTION 2.1.2 - MOTION NO. 29 pdf icon PDF 35 KB

It was proposed by Councillor M. Baker and seconded by Councillor V. Boyhan.

 

“That this Planning Authority pursuant to Section 11 (5)(c) of the Planning & Development Act 2000 (as amended) resolves to amend the Chief Executive's  Draft Development Plan as follows:-

 

On page 33 section 2.1.2 Housing Strategy, subsection (i) that the text be replaced with “to enable every household to have available to it a good quality dwelling, suited to its needs, and in the context of a high quality environment, and” thereby deleting the reference to “affordable”.

 

The report of the Chief Executive was CONSIDERED.

 

The motion and the Chief Executive’s report were AGREED.

 

 

98.

2.1.3 FEASIBILITY STUDY LOCAL AUTHORITY HOUSING TRUST - MOTION NO. 30 pdf icon PDF 39 KB

It was proposed by CouncillorS. O'Brien and seconded by Councillor H. Lewis.

 

“That this Planning Authority pursuant to Section 11 (5)(c) of the Planning & Development Act 2000 (as amended) resolves to amend the Chief Executive's  Draft Development Plan as follows:-

 

2.1.3 – Housing Supply and Demand

 

That the Chief Executive completes a feasibility study into the setting up and operational cost of a local authority housing trust.”

 

The report of the Chief Executive was CONSIDERED.

 

Following a discussion Mr. T. McHugh, Director of Services AGREED to submit a report to Council within two months on a feasibility study into the setting up and operational costs of a local authority housing trust.

 

The Chief Executive’s report was ACCEPTED.

 

 

99.

INSERTION OF TEXT PAGE 35 2.1.3.1 - MOTION NO. 31 pdf icon PDF 29 KB

It was proposed by Councillors H. Lewis and seconded by Councillor V. Boyhan and AGREED to WITHDRAW Motion No. 31 on the Agenda as follows:

 

 “That this Planning Authority pursuant to Section 11 (5)(c) of the Planning & Development Act 2000 (as amended) resolves to amend the Chief Executive's  Draft Development Plan as follows:-

 

(PAGE 35 2.1.3.1 Insert)To promote the provision of social housing by prioritising sites for servicing that have a potential for social housing.”

 

 

100.

P 35 POLICY 2.1.3.1 DELETION AND INSERTION OF WORDS - MOTION NO. 32 pdf icon PDF 35 KB

It was proposed by Councillor R. Humphreys and seconded by Councillor L. McCarthy

 

“That this Planning Authority pursuant to Section 11 (5)(c) of the Planning & Development Act 2000 (as amended) resolves to amend the Chief Executive's  Draft Development Plan as follows:-

 

P 35 policy 2.1.3.1 delete “is available” and insert “continues to be available.”

 

The report of the Chief Executive was CONSIDERED.

 

The motion and the Chief Executive’s report were AGREED.

 

 

101.

LOCAL AREA PLAN - MOTION NO. 33 pdf icon PDF 30 KB

It was proposed by Councillor R. Humphreys and seconded by Councillor B. Ward.

 

That this Planning Authority pursuant to Section 11 (5)(c) of the Planning & Development Act 2000 (as amended) resolves to amend the Chief Executive's  Draft Development Plan as follows:-

 

P 22 1.3.3, first para, insert at the end “as determined by the elected members as being appropriate for an LAP.”

 

The report of the Chief Executive was CONSIDERED.

 

The amendment recommended in the Chief Executive’s report was AGREED.

 

 

102.

REMOVAL OF SECTION 1.3.3 - MOTION NO. 34 pdf icon PDF 39 KB

It was proposed by Councillor C. Curran and seconded by Councillor M. Halpin.

 

“That this Planning Authority pursuant to Section 11 (5)(c) of the Planning & Development Act 2000 (as amended) resolves to amend the Chief Executive's  Draft Development Plan as follows:-

 

Section 1.3.3 The Kickstart Approach

 

To remove the entire section from the report.”

 

The Report of the Chief Executive was CONSIDERED.

 

Following a discussion Councillor C. Curran AGREED to WITHDRAW Motion no. 34.

 

 

103.

P 36 POLICY 2.1.3.3 INSERTION OF TEXT - MOTION NO. 35 AND MOTION NO. 36 pdf icon PDF 40 KB

It was AGREED that Motion No. 35 in the name of Councillor R. Humphreys and Motion No. 36 in the name of Councillor R. Humphreys be considered together.

 

Motion No. 35 P 36 POLICY 2.1.3.3  INSERTION OF TEXT

 

It was proposed by Councillor R. Humphreys and seconded by Councillor P. O’Brien.

 

“That this Planning Authority pursuant to Section 11 (5)(c) of the Planning & Development Act 2000 (as amended) resolves to amend the Chief Executive's  Draft Development Plan as follows:-

 

P 36 policy 2.1.3.3 after “densities” insert “in developments outside existing established residential communities.”

 

The report of the Chief Executive was CONSIDERED.

 

The Chief Executive’s report was AGREED on Motion No. 35.

 

 

Motion No. 36 P38 POLICY RES4 INSERTION OF WORDS

 

It was proposed by Councillor R. Humphreys and seconded by Councillor L. McCarthy.

 

“That this Planning Authority pursuant to Section 11 (5)(c) of the Planning & Development Act 2000 (as amended) resolves to amend the Chief Executive's  Draft Development Plan as follows:-

 

P 38 policy RES4 – after the first occurrence of the word “areas” insert “where this is in harmony with existing buildings.”

 

The report of the Chief Executive was CONSIDERED.

 

Following discussion it was AGREED to INSERT the following wording after  the words “built-up areas” ““having due regard to the amenities of existing established residential communities”.

 

The amended Motion No. 36 was AGREED.

 

 

104.

2.1.3.5 POLICY RES5 DELETION OF WORDS IN PARA 5 - MOTION NO. 37 AND MOTION NO. 4 FROM THE FLOOR pdf icon PDF 38 KB

It was proposed by Councillor P. Stewart and seconded by Councillor B. Saul.

 

“That this Planning Authority pursuant to Section 11 (5)(c) of the Planning & Development Act 2000 (as amended) resolves to amend the Chief Executive's  Draft Development Plan as follows:-

 

2.1.3.5 Policy RES5: Institutional Lands, para 5. delete ‘In certain locations, the required 25% open space requirement may be relaxed where higher densities would normally be encouraged- such as sites closely proximate to quality public transport corridors – and/or where there is existing high quality parkland located nearby the subject site.”

 

It was AGREED that Motion No. 37 in the name of Councillor P. Stewart and Motion No. 4 from the floor in the name of Councillor B. Saul be considered together.

 

Motion No. 4 from the floor

 

It was proposed by Councillor B. Saul and seconded by Councillor V. Boyhan.

 

“That this Planning Authority pursuant to Section 11 (5)(c) of the Planning & Development Act 2000 (as amended) resolves to amend the Chief Executive's  Draft Development Plan as follows:-

 

2.1.3.5 Policy RES5: Institutional Lands, para 5. Delete ‘In certain locations, the required 25% open space requirement may be relaxed where higher densities would normally be encouraged – such as sites closely proximate to quality public transport corridors – and/or where there is existing high quality parkland located nearby the subject site’.

 

The report of the Chief Executive was CONSIDERED.

 

Following discussion Motion No. 37 and Motion No. 4 from the floor were AGREED.

 

 

105.

P38 POLICY RES5 FIRST PARA IN BOLD - MOTION NO. 38 pdf icon PDF 27 KB

It was proposed by Councillor R. Humphreys and seconded by Councillor L. McCarthy.

 

“That this Planning Authority pursuant to Section 11 (5)(c) of the Planning & Development Act 2000 (as amended) resolves to amend the Chief Executive's  Draft Development Plan as follows:-

 

P 38 policy RES5 – put first para in bold.”

 

The report of the Chief Executive was CONSIDERED.    

 

The motion and the Chief Executive’s report were AGREED.

 

 

106.

INSTITUTIONAL LANDS - MOTION NO. 39 AND MOTION NO. 3 FROM THE FLOOR pdf icon PDF 30 KB

It was proposed by Councillor S. O’Brien and seconded by Councillor H. Lewis.

 

“That this Planning Authority pursuant to Section 11 (5)(c) of the Planning & Development Act 2000 (as amended) resolves to amend the Chief Executive's  Draft Development Plan as follows:

 

2.1.3.5

 

That the Chief Executive includes in the case of lands previously zoned as Institutional lands are transferred to zoned for Medical Use, that the minimum open space provision of 25% remains with the newly zoned lands to protect against future loss of open spaces within the County.”

 

The report of the Chief Executive was CONSIDERED.

 

It was AGREED that Motion No. 39 in the name of Councillor S. O’Brien and Motion No. 3 from the floor in the name of Councillor B. Saul be considered together.

 

Motion No. 3 from the floor

It was proposed by Councillor B. Saul and seconded by Councillor V. Boyhan.

 

“That this Planning Authority pursuant to Section 11 (5)(c) of the Planning & Development Act 2000 (as amended) resolves to amend the Chief Executive's  Draft Development Plan as follows:

 

“2.1.3.5

Any lands transferring from Institutional to Medical Use will retain the minimum open space provision of 25% in order to protect against future loss of open spaces within the County”.

 

The report of the Chief Executive was CONSIDERED.

 

Following a discussion Councillor S. O’Brien and Councillor B. Saul AGREED to WITHDRAW Motion no. 39 and Motion No. 3 from the floor.

 

 

107.

SOCIAL HOUSING 'STEP DOWN' UNITS - MOTION NO. 40 pdf icon PDF 31 KB

Additional documents:

It was proposed by Councillor M. Merrigan and seconded by Councillor M. Halpin.

 

“That this Planning Authority pursuant to Section 11 (5)(c) of the Planning & Development Act 2000 (as amended) resolves to amend the Chief Executive's  Draft Development Plan as follows:-

 

In accordance with Policy RES8: Provision of Social Housing (2.1.3.8) page 40, that the corner site situated at the southern side of Cross Avenue (east) at the junction with Patrick Street in Dún Laoghaire be designated Zoning Objective ‘A1’ to facilitate the provision of social housing units especially ‘step-down’ units for existing social housing tenants wishing to ‘downsize’ to units more appropriate to their circumstances.”

 

The report of the Chief Executive was CONSIDERED.

 

The amendment recommended in the Chief Executive’s report was AGREED.

 

 

108.

2.1.3.8 SOCIAL HOUSING FRONT GARDENS AND GATES - MOTION NO. 41 pdf icon PDF 28 KB

It was proposed by Councillor S. O'Brien and seconded by Councillor H. Lewis and AGREED to WITHDRAW Motion No. 41 on the Agenda as follows.

 

“That this Planning Authority pursuant to Section 11 (5)(c) of the Planning & Development Act 2000 (as amended) resolves to amend the Chief Executive's  Draft Development Plan as follows:-

 

2.1.3.8 Provision of Social Housing

 

To ask the Chief Executive to ensure that any future Social Housing builds with front gardens attached are provided with front garden gates for safety and security reasons.”

 

 

109.

PAGE 40 2.1.3.8 INSERTION OF PARAGRAPH - MOTION NO. 42 pdf icon PDF 43 KB

It was proposed by Councillor H. Lewis and seconded by Councillor K. Gill.

 

“That this Planning Authority pursuant to Section 11 (5)(c) of the Planning & Development Act 2000 (as amended) resolves to amend the Chief Executive's  Draft Development Plan as follows:-

 

(PAGE 40 2.1.3.8 insert)To seek to plan and allow conversion of existing housing, social and private, allowing expansion to accommodate growing households and or seeking to improve and expand living space.”

 

The report of the Chief Executive was CONSIDERED.

 

Following a discussion Motion No. 42 was PUT.  A roll call vote was then called for which resulted as follows:

 

COUNCILLORS:

FOR

AGAINST

ABSTAINED

Bailey, John F.

?

 

 

Bailey, Maria

?

 

 

Baker, Marie

 

?

 

Boyhan, Victor

?

 

 

Brennan, Shay

 

?

 

Cuffe, Jennifer

 

?

 

Curran, Chris

?

 

 

Daly, Kevin

?

 

 

Devlin, Cormac

 

?

 

Dockery, Liam

 

?

 

Donnelly, Deirdre

?

 

 

Fayne, Mary

?

 

 

Feeney, Kate

 

?

 

Gill, Karl

?

 

 

Halpin, Melisa

?

 

 

Hanafin, Mary

 

?

 

Hand, Pat

 

?

 

Horkan, Gerry

 

?

 

Humphreys, Richard

 

?

 

Kingston, Deirdre

 

?

 

Lewis, Hugh

?

 

 

Madigan, Josepha

?

 

 

Martin, Catherine

?

 

 

McCarthy, Lettie

 

?

 

McGovern, Lynsey

?

 

 

Merrigan, Michael

?

 

 

Murphy, Brian

?

 

 

Murphy, Tom

 

?

 

NicCormaic, Sorcha

 

 

 

O’Brien, Peter

?

 

 

O’Brien, Shane

?

 

 

O’Callaghan, Denis

 

?

 

O’Neill, Seamas

?

 

 

Richmond, Neale

 

?

 

Saul, Barry

?

 

 

Smyth, Carrie

 

?

 

Smyth, Ossian

?

 

 

Stewart, Patricia

?

 

 

Tallon, Grace

 

?

 

Ward, Barry

?

 

 

TOTAL:

22

17

 

 

An Cathaoirleach Councillor M. Baker declared the Motion CARRIED.

 

110.

GEORGES ST DEPOT - SOCIAL HOUSING - MOTION NO. 43 pdf icon PDF 31 KB

It was proposed by Councillor K. Gill and seconded by Councillor H. Lewis.

 

“That this Planning Authority pursuant to Section 11 (5)(c) of the Planning & Development Act 2000 (as amended) resolves to amend the Chief Executive's  Draft Development Plan as follows:-

 

To keep the Georges St Depot in public ownership specifically for additional social housing.”

 

The report of the Chief Executive was CONSIDERED.

 

Following a discussion Motion No. 43 was PUT.  A roll call vote was then called for which resulted as follows:

 

COUNCILLORS:

FOR

AGAINST

ABSTAINED

Bailey, John F.

 

?

 

Bailey, Maria

 

?

 

Baker, Marie

 

?

 

Boyhan, Victor

?

 

 

Brennan, Shay

 

?

 

Cuffe, Jennifer

 

?

 

Curran, Chris

?

 

 

Daly, Kevin

?

 

 

Devlin, Cormac

 

 

 

Dockery, Liam

 

?

 

Donnelly, Deirdre

 

?

 

Fayne, Mary

 

?

 

Feeney, Kate

 

?

 

Gill, Karl

?

 

 

Halpin, Melisa

?

 

 

Hanafin, Mary

 

?

 

Hand, Pat

 

?

 

Horkan, Gerry

 

?

 

Humphreys, Richard

?

 

 

Kingston, Deirdre

?

 

 

Lewis, Hugh

?

 

 

Madigan, Josepha

 

?

 

Martin, Catherine

?

 

 

McCarthy, Lettie

?

 

 

McGovern, Lynsey

?

 

 

Merrigan, Michael

?

 

 

Murphy, Brian

 

?

 

Murphy, Tom

 

?

 

NicCormaic, Sorcha

 

 

 

O’Brien, Peter

?

 

 

O’Brien, Shane

?

 

 

O’Callaghan, Denis

?

 

 

O’Neill, Seamas

?

 

 

Richmond, Neale

 

?

 

Saul, Barry

 

?

 

Smyth, Carrie

?

 

 

Smyth, Ossian

?

 

 

Stewart, Patricia

 

?

 

Tallon, Grace

?

 

 

Ward, Barry

 

?

 

TOTAL:

19

19

 

 

An Cathaoirleach Councillor M. Baker declared the result an equal division of votes and in accordance with Standing Order No. 25(l) An Cathaoirleach utilised her casting vote  and voted against the Motion.

 

AnCathaoirleach Councillor M. Baker declared the Motion DEFEATED.

 

 

111.

MOUNT ANVILLE DEPOT - SOCIAL HOUSING - MOTION NO. 44 pdf icon PDF 26 KB

It was proposed by Councillor M. Halpin and seconded by Councillor K. Gill.

 

“That this Planning Authority pursuant to Section 11 (5)(c) of the Planning & Development Act 2000 (as amended) resolves to amend the Chief Executive's  Draft Development Plan as follows:-

 

To keep the lands at Mount Anville Depot in public ownership for additional social housing.”

 

The report of the Chief Executive was CONSIDERED.

 

The Chief Executive’s report was AGREED.

 

 

112.

DOWN SIZING OF HOMES FOR ELDERLY - MOTION NO. 45 pdf icon PDF 38 KB

It was proposed by Councillor T. Murphy and seconded by Councillor P. Hand.

 

“That this Planning Authority pursuant to Section 11 (5)(c) of the Planning & Development Act 2000 (as amended) resolves to amend the Chief Executive's  Draft Development Plan as follows:-

 

To insert a provision in the Draft Development Plan providing that the Chief Executive helps create and implement  a scheme whereby elderly people can down size to more manageable homes if they so desire.”

 

The report of the Chief Executive was CONSIDERED.

 

The Chief Executive’s report was AGREED.

 

 

113.

ELDERLY POPULATION - MOTION NO. 46 pdf icon PDF 30 KB

It was proposed by Councillor D. Donnelly and seconded by Councillor B. Saul.

 

“That this Planning Authority pursuant to Section 11 (5)(c) of the Planning & Development Act 2000 (as amended) resolves to amend the Chief Executive's  Draft Development Plan as follows:-

 

Elderly Population:

Specific Local Objective:

 

To promote the development of privately owned dwellings suitable for the elderly in the Old Flanagan’s site on Deerpark Rd., Mount Merrion

 

The report of the Chief Executive was CONSIDERED.

 

The Chief Executive’s report was AGREED.

 

 

114.

ELDERLY POPULATION - MOTION NO. 47 pdf icon PDF 27 KB

It was proposed by Councillor D. Donnelly and seconded by Councillor B. Saul.

 

“That this Planning Authority pursuant to Section 11 (5)(c) of the Planning & Development Act 2000 (as amended) resolves to amend the Chief Executive's  Draft Development Plan as follows:-

 

Elderly Population

Special Local Objective:

 

To set aside the DLRCOCO depot on Mount Anville Rd for the development of a suitable private town house complex suitable for the elderly.”

 

The report of the Chief Executive was CONSIDERED.

 

The Chief Executive’s report was AGREED.

 

 

115.

ELDERLY POPULATION - MOTION NO. 48 pdf icon PDF 28 KB

It was proposed by Councillor D. Donnelly and seconded by Councillor V. Boyhan.

 

“That this Planning Authority pursuant to Section 11 (5)(c) of the Planning & Development Act 2000 (as amended) resolves to amend the Chief Executive's  Draft Development Plan as follows:-

 

Elderly Population

Special Local Objective:

 

To identify new sites in Dún Laoghaire-Rathdown that would be suitable for development of apartment / town house complexes for the elderly population who live in the area and wish to sell their homes and move to smaller accommodation in the locality.”

 

The report of the Chief Executive was CONSIDERED.

 

The Chief Executive’s report was AGREED.

 

 

116.

HOUSING FOR PEOPLE WITH MENTAL HEALTH ISSUES - MOTION NO. 49 pdf icon PDF 39 KB

It was proposed by Councillor L. McCarthy and seconded by Councillor H. Lewis.

 

“That this Planning Authority pursuant to Section 11 (5)(c) of the Planning & Development Act 2000 (as amended) resolves to amend the Chief Executive's  Draft Development Plan as follows:-

 

Include housing for people with mental health issues in Section 21.3.9 Policy RES9; Housing for All, page 42.”

 

The report of the Chief Executive was CONSIDERED.

 

The Chief Executive’s report was AGREED.

 

 

117.

MENTAL HEALTH - MOTION NO. 50 pdf icon PDF 31 KB

It was proposed by Councillor S. O’Brien and seconded by Councillor H. Lewis and AGREED to WITHDRAW Motion No. 50 on the Agenda as follows:

 

“That this Planning Authority pursuant to Section 11 (5)(c) of the Planning & Development Act 2000 (as amended) resolves to amend the Chief Executive's  Draft Development Plan as follows:-

 

Motion: Mental Health

That this plan would include a reference to the Dublin Region Homeless Executive (DRHE) under section 2.1.3.10 Policy RES10: Homeless Accommodation. Page 43 Chief Exec's Draft Written Statement. The DRHE is the lead statutory authority in the Greater Dublin area and is responsible for providing support and services to the Dublin Joint Homelessness Consultative Forum and the Statutory Management Group. Also that this plan should include a commitment from Dún Laoghaire Rathdown Co Co to address the needs of people who are experiencing homelessness by supporting the DRHE’s action plan for Dublin. The Housing (Miscellaneous Provisions) Act 2009 provides a statutory structure to address the needs of people who are experiencing homelessness, and outlines a statutory obligation to have an action plan in place. The DRHE’s action plan Delivering the Pathway to Home, as set out in the national homeless policy, includes the following strategic aims: 1.Prevent homelessness 2.Eliminate the need for people to sleep rough 3.Reduce the length of time people experience homelessness to less than six months. 4. Meet unmet housing need of people experiencing homelessness through an increase in housing options that delivers affordable, accessible housing with supports as required. 5. Ensure the delivery of services for homeless people that meet their needs.”

 

 

118.

HOMELESSNESS - MOTION NO. 51 pdf icon PDF 42 KB

It was proposed by CouncillorS. O’Brien and seconded by Councillor L. McCarthy

 

“That this Planning Authority pursuant to Section 11 (5)(c) of the Planning & Development Act 2000 (as amended) resolves to amend the Chief Executive's  Draft Development Plan as follows:-

 

Motion: Sectin 2.1.3.10 – Homelessness

That this plan would include a reference to the Dublin Region Homeless Executive (DRHE) under section 2.1.3.10 Policy RES10: Homeless Accommodation. Page 43 Chief Exec's Draft Written Statement. The DRHE is the lead statutory authority in the Greater Dublin area and is responsible for providing support and services to the Dublin Joint Homelessness Consultative Forum and the Statutory Management Group. Also that this plan should include a commitment from Dun Laoghaire Rathdown Co Co to address the needs of people who are experiencing homelessness by supporting the DRHE’s action plan for Dublin. The Housing (Miscellaneous Provisions) Act 2009 provides a statutory structure to address the needs of people who are experiencing homelessness, and outlines a statutory obligation to have an action plan in place. The DRHE’s action plan Delivering the Pathway to Home, as set out in the national homeless policy, includes the following strategic aims: 1. Prevent homelessness 2. Eliminate the need for people to sleep rough 3. Reduce the length of time people experience homelessness to less than six months. 4 Meet unmet housing need of people experiencing homelessness through an increase in housing options that delivers affordable, accessible housing with supports as required. 5. Ensure the delivery of services for homeless people that meet their needs.”

 

The report of the Chief Executive was CONSIDERED.

 

The Chief Executive’s report was AGREED.

 

 

119.

QUESTION FROM THE FLOOR - MOTION NOS. 82, 83 AND 84

Councillor N. Richmond enquired about reports on Motion Nos. 82, 83 and 84 .  Ms. K. Holohan, Deputy Chief Executive informed the meeting that the reports were near completion and would be issued shortly.

 

 

120.

PAGE 43 2.3.11 INSERTION OF TEXT - MOTION NO. 52 pdf icon PDF 38 KB

It was proposed by Councillor H. Lewis and seconded by Councillor K. Gill.

 

“That this Planning Authority pursuant to Section 11 (5)(c) of the Planning & Development Act 2000 (as amended) resolves to amend the Chief Executive's  Draft Development Plan as follows:-

 

(PAGE 43 2.3.11 insert) To prioritise the development of student accommodation in the County paying particular attention to the potential of “Above Shop Accommodation.”

 

The report of the Chief Executive was CONSIDERED.

 

The Chief Executive’s report was AGREED.

 

 

121.

Policy RES13 PROPOSED CHANGE OF TEXT - MOTION NO. 53 pdf icon PDF 29 KB

It was proposed by Councillor C. Martin and seconded by Councillor P. Stewart.

 

“That this Planning Authority pursuant to Section 11 (5)(c) of the Planning & Development Act 2000 (as amended) resolves to amend the Chief Executive's  Draft Development Plan as follows:-

 

 RE: Policy RES13: Provision of Women’s and Family Refuge

Section 2.1.3.13

 

Proposed change of text in bold print:

 

It is the Council Policy to encourage and support any proposals from the HSE and/or other relevant agencies, which seek to provide Women's and Family Refuge facilities within the County

 

It is an objective of the Plan to support, facilitate and deliver women’s and family refuges for victims of domestic violence in the County, with the involvement of the HSE and other relevant agencies.”

 

The report of the Chief Executive was CONSIDERED.

 

Following a discussion the Chief Executive’s report was AGREED.

 

 

122.

PAGE 46 INSERTION OF NEW PARAGRAPH - MOTION NO. 54 pdf icon PDF 30 KB

It was proposed by Councillor M. Merrigan and seconded by Councillor J. Bailey.

 

“That this Planning Authority pursuant to Section 11 (5)(c) of the Planning & Development Act 2000 (as amended) resolves to amend the Chief Executive's  Draft Development Plan as follows:-

 

That in 2.1.3.15 – RES 15 – Urban Villages that the following paragraph be inserted as a new penultimate paragraph on page 46, “The Council recognises that the concept of sustainable urban village development may also apply to areas of the older local communities in the coastal towns of Blackrock, Dún Laoghaire and Dalkey and that the social and architectural integrity of such local residential areas must be protected, preserved and enhanced by any developments.”

 

The report of the Chief Executive was CONSIDERED.

 

Following a discussion Motion No. 54 was PUT.  A roll call vote was then called for which resulted as follows:

 

COUNCILLORS:

FOR

AGAINST

ABSTAINED

Bailey, John F.

?

 

 

Bailey, Maria

?

 

 

Baker, Marie

 

?

 

Boyhan, Victor

?

 

 

Brennan, Shay

 

?

 

Cuffe, Jennifer

 

?

 

Curran, Chris

?

 

 

Daly, Kevin

?

 

 

Devlin, Cormac

 

?

 

Dockery, Liam

 

?

 

Donnelly, Deirdre

 

?

 

Fayne, Mary

?

 

 

Feeney, Kate

 

?

 

Gill, Karl

?

 

 

Halpin, Melisa

?

 

 

Hanafin, Mary

 

?

 

Hand, Pat

 

?

 

Horkan, Gerry

 

?

 

Humphreys, Richard

?

 

 

Kingston, Deirdre

?

 

 

Lewis, Hugh

 

 

 

Madigan, Josepha

 

?

 

Martin, Catherine

?

 

 

McCarthy, Lettie

 

?

 

McGovern, Lynsey

?

 

 

Merrigan, Michael

?

 

 

Murphy, Brian

 

?

 

Murphy, Tom

 

?

 

NicCormaic, Sorcha

 

 

 

O’Brien, Peter

 

?

 

O’Brien, Shane

?

 

 

O’Callaghan, Denis

?

 

 

O’Neill, Seamas

?

 

 

Richmond, Neale

 

?

 

Saul, Barry

 

?

 

Smyth, Carrie

 

 

 

Smyth, Ossian

?

 

 

Stewart, Patricia

 

?

 

Tallon, Grace

 

?

 

Ward, Barry

 

?

 

TOTAL:

17

20

 

 

AnCathaoairleach Councillor M. Baker declared the Motion DEFEATED.

 

 

123.

Adjournment of Meeting

It was AGREED to ADJOURN for 15 minutes.

 

The meeting ADJOURNED at 7.50pm.

 

 

124.

Reconvening of Meeting

The meeting RECONVENED at 8.05 pm.

 

 

125.

RURAL DEVELOPMENT PLAN - MOTION NO. 55

It was proposed by Councillor K. Daly and seconded by Councillor S. O’Neill

 

“That this Planning Authority pursuant to Section 11(5)(c) of the Planning and Development Act 2000 (as amended) resolves to amend the Chief Executive’s Draft Development Plan as follows:

 

That a Rural development Plan be completed for the County similar in style to the Cork Rural Development Plan so that people living in Rural parts of the County can be more aware of their entitlements in the planning process and reduce the subjectivity of  ‘’OPEN FOR CONSIDERATION’’  as is the case under present zoning objectives in Rural areas.”

 

The report of the Chief Executive was CONSIDERED.

 

Following discussion the Chief Executive’s report was AGREED.

 

 

126.

STERLISED LAND - MOTION NO. 56

It was proposed by Councillor T. Murphy and seconded by Councillor N. Richmond.

 

“That this Planning Authority pursuant to Section 11 (5)(c) of the Planning & Development Act 2000 (as amended) resolves to amend the Chief Executive's  Draft Development Plan as follows:-

 

To insert a provision in the Draft Development Plan providing that the Chief Executive introduces a system  of reviewing the requirement of  sterilised land in respect of existing sterilised landholdings  where any  sterilisation order  or sterilisation agreement or sterilisation  Deed  affecting any such landholding is older than 20 years.”

 

The report of the Chief Executive was CONSIDERED.

 

Following a discussion Ms. K. Holohan, Deputy Chief Executive responded to members queries and it was AGREED that a report would be brought to a future meeting of the council.

 

The Chief Executive’s report was AGREED.

 

 

127.

DISABLED ACCESS - MOTION NO. 57

It was proposed by Councillor S. O’Brien and seconded by Councillor P. Hand

 

“That this Planning Authority pursuant to Section 11 (5)(c) of the Planning & Development Act 2000 (as amended) resolves to amend the Chief Executive's  Draft Development Plan as follows:-

 

Motion: Section 2.2.6.3 - Disabled access

Section 2.2.6.3 Policy ST3: Accessibility That the Chief Executive would include a strategy in this plan explicitly targeting the prevention of the public from parking in disabled spaces. Also that this plan would introduce a height restriction for future footpaths, where pedestrians cross roads, allowing for easier access to wheelchairs, especially in residential areas, where many paths are too high for wheelchair users to use.”

 

The report of the Chief Executive was CONSIDERED.

 

The amendment recommended in the Chief Executive’s report was AGREED

 

 

128.

DISABLED PARKING - MOTION NO. 58

It was proposed by Councillor S. O’Brien and seconded by Councillor M. Merrigan

 

“That this Planning Authority pursuant to Section 11 (5)(c) of the Planning & Development Act 2000 (as amended) resolves to amend the Chief Executive's Draft Development Plan as follows:

 

2.2.6.3

Accessibility.

 

To have all disabled parking spots within the County re-painted and a locations map provided to all community groups within the County.”

 

The report of the Chief Executive was CONSIDERED.

 

The Chief Executive’s report was AGREED

 

129.

IMPROVED PEDESTRIAN ACCESS - MOTION NO. 59

It was proposed by Councillor C. Martin and seconded by Councillor P. Hand

 

“That this Planning Authority pursuant to Section 11 (5)(c) of the Planning & Development Act 2000 (as amended) resolves to amend the Chief Executive's  Draft Development Plan as follows:-

 

RE Policy ST5 - Section 2.2.7.2

Additional text so paragraph reads as follows

 

The Council will seek to deliver the following in accordance with the requirements set out in the ‘DMURS’:

 

Provide improved pedestrian links within town centres and to public transport nodes to and from residential areas

 

Provide wider footpaths and improved footpath quality where pedestrian volumes are high

 

Provide improved pedestrian facilities at traffic signal junctions

 

Provide improved pedestrian links to and from all schools/colleges.

 

The report of the Chief Executive was CONSIDERED.

 

The motion was AGREED

 

 

130.

CYCLE ROUTES TO SCHOOL - MOTION NO. 60

It was proposed by Councillor C. Martin and seconded by Councillor J. Madigan

 

“That this Planning Authority pursuant to Section 11 (5)(c) of the Planning & Development Act 2000 (as amended) resolves to amend the Chief Executive's  Draft Development Plan as follows:-

 

RE Policy ST6

Addition of the below text 

 

Section 2.2.7.3 – Recreational car-free cycle routes, cycle routes to schools and Greenways will also be developed–“

 

The report of the Chief Executive was CONSIDERED.

 

The Motion and Chief Executive’s report were AGREED.

 

 

131.

S2S SCHEME- MOTION NO. 61

It was proposed by Councillor T. Murphy and seconded by Councillor K. Daly

 

 

“That this Planning Authority pursuant to Section 11 (5)(c) of the Planning & Development Act 2000 (as amended) resolves to amend the Chief Executive's  Draft Development Plan as follows:-

 

To insert a provision in the Draft Development Plan providing that the Chief Executive would progress with building the S2S scheme over the period of the next Development Plan 2016-2022.”

 

The report of the Chief Executive was CONSIDERED.

 

The Chief Executive’s report was AGREED

 

 

132.

PUBLIC BIKE SCHEME - MOTION NO. 62

It was proposed by Councillor C. Martin and seconded by Councillor O. Smyth

 

“That this Planning Authority pursuant to Section 11 (5)(c) of the Planning & Development Act 2000 (as amended) resolves to amend the Chief Executive's  Draft Development Plan as follows:-

 

RE Policy ST7: Public Bikes Facilities:

2.2.7.4

 

Addition of following text at end of section 2.2.7.4

 

A similar feasibility study will be carried out on the demand for a Public Bike scheme on the Rathdown side of the County.

 

The report of the Chief Executive was CONSIDERED.

 

Following discussion, Ms. K. Holohan, Deputy Chief Executive responded to members’ queries.

 

The Motion was AGREED subject to the following amendment.

 

A similar feasibility study will be carried out on the demand for a Public Bike scheme in the entire county of Dún Laoghaire Rathdown.”

 

 

133.

PUBLIC BIKE FACILITIES - MOTION NO. 63

It was proposed by Councillor R. Humphreys and seconded by Councillor L. McCarthy

 

 

“That this Planning Authority pursuant to Section 11 (5)(c) of the Planning & Development Act 2000 (as amended) resolves to amend the Chief Executive's  Draft Development Plan as follows:-

 

P 57 policy ST7 delete “within the key urban areas of” insert “across”.

 

The report of the Chief Executive was CONSIDERED.

 

Following discussion, the amendment recommended in the Chief Executive’s Report was AGREED subject to the following amended wording.

 

“It is Council policy to work towards the provision of “public bike” facilities across the key urban areas of the County subject to initial feasibility studies being undertaken for these areas to be followed by detailed business case analysis”.

 

 

134.

PUBLIC BIKE FACILITIES - MOTION NO. 64

It was proposed by Councillor S. O’Brien and seconded by Councillor H. Lewis

 

“That this Planning Authority pursuant to Section 11 (5)(c) of the Planning & Development Act 2000 (as amended) resolves to amend the Chief Executive's Draft Development Plan as follows:

 

2.2.7.4 – Policy ST7 Public Bike Facilities

 

That the Chief Executive seeks the extension of the existing Dublin Bike Scheme across the entire County.

 

The report of the Chief Executive was CONSIDERED.

 

Following discussion, the amendment in the Chief Executive’s Report was AGREED subject to the following amended wording.

 

“It is Council policy to work towards the provision of “public bike” facilities across the key urban areas of the County subject to initial feasibility studies being undertaken for these areas to be followed by detailed business case analysis”.

 

 

135.

SIGNAGE - MOTION NO 65 & MOTION NO 66

It was AGREED that Motion No. 65 in the name of Councillor R. Humphreys and Motion No. 66 in the name of Councillor O. Smyth and Motion No. 6 from the floor in the name of Councillor B. Ward be considered together.

 

Motion No. 65 - SIGNAGE

 

It was proposed by Councillor R. Humphreys and seconded by Councillor D. Kingston.

 

 

“That this Planning Authority pursuant to Section 11 (5)(c) of the Planning & Development Act 2000 (as amended) resolves to amend the Chief Executive's  Draft Development Plan as follows:-

 

Chapter 2

*2.2.7.5 Directional/Waymarking Signage 3rd paragraph

Substitute within one year of the adoption of this Plan for on a phased programme.”

 

The report of the Chief Executive was CONSIDERED.

 

 

Motion No. 66 - SIGNAGE

 

It was proposed by Councillor O. Smyth and seconded by Councillor V Boyhan

 

“That this Planning Authority pursuant to Section 11 (5)(c) of the Planning & Development Act 2000 (as amended) resolves to amend the Chief Executive's  Draft Development Plan as follows:-

 

In section 2.2.7.5  Directional/Waymarking Signage 3rd paragraph substitute "within one year of the adoption of this Plan" for "on a phased programme."

 

The report of the Chief Executive was CONSIDERED.

 

Following discussion Motions No. 65 and 66 were AGREED subject to the following amendment.

 

In paragraph 3, replace the text “on a phased programme” with “over the period of the plan”

 

 

136.

MOTION NO. 6 FROM THE FLOOR

Motion No. 6 from the floor was proposed by Councillor B. Ward and seconded by Councillor P. Stewart

 

“That this Planning Authority pursuant to Section 11 (5)(c) of the Planning & Development Act 2000 (as amended) resolves to amend the Chief Executive's  Draft Development Plan as follows:-

 

On page 58, insection 2.2.7.5, in the 3rd paragraph, to insert the following after the word “clutter”: “and the existing signposts or poles should be used, where possible, in favour of the installation of new ones”

 

The Motion from the floor was AGREED

 

 

137.

MOTION NUMBER NO. 7 FROM THE FLOOR pdf icon PDF 47 KB

Motion No. 7 from the floor was proposed by Councillor B. Ward and seconded by Councillor P. Stewart

 

“That this Planning Authority pursuant to Section 11 (5)(c) of the Planning & Development Act 2000 (as amended) resolves to amend the Chief Executive's  Draft Development Plan as follows:-

 

“On page 59, in section 2.2.8.1, in the 7th bullet point, to delete the words “and control of parking supply in new developments to discourage car use”.”

 

Following a discussion, Motion No. 7 from the floor was PUT.  A roll call vote was then called for which resulted as follows:

 

COUNCILLORS:

FOR

AGAINST

ABSTAINED

Bailey, John F.

?

 

 

Bailey, Maria

?

 

 

Baker, Marie

?

 

 

Boyhan, Victor

?

 

 

Brennan, Shay

?

 

 

Cuffe, Jennifer

?

 

 

Curran, Chris

?

 

 

Daly, Kevin

?

 

 

Devlin, Cormac

 

?

 

Dockery, Liam

 

?

 

Donnelly, Deirdre

?

 

 

Fayne, Mary

?

 

 

Feeney, Kate

 

?

 

Gill, Karl

 

?

 

Halpin, Melisa

 

?

 

Hanafin, Mary

?

 

 

Hand, Pat

?

 

 

Horkan, Gerry

 

?

 

Humphreys, Richard

 

?

 

Kingston, Deirdre

 

?

 

Lewis, Hugh

 

?

 

Madigan, Josepha

?

 

 

Martin, Catherine

 

?

 

McCarthy, Lettie

 

?

 

McGovern, Lynsey

?

 

 

Merrigan, Michael

?

 

 

Murphy, Brian

?

 

 

Murphy, Tom

 

?

 

NicCormaic, Sorcha

 

 

 

O’Brien, Peter

 

?

 

O’Brien, Shane

?

 

 

O’Callaghan, Denis

 

?

 

O’Neill, Seamas

?

 

 

Richmond, Neale

?

 

 

Saul, Barry

 

 

 

Smyth, Carrie

 

 

 

Smyth, Ossian

 

?

 

Stewart, Patricia

?

 

 

Tallon, Grace

 

?

 

Ward, Barry

?

 

 

TOTAL:

21

16

 

 

 

AnCathaoirleach Councillor M. Baker DECLARED the Motion CARRIED.

 

 

138.

Motion No. 67 Parking

It was proposed by Councillor R. Humphreys and seconded by Councillor D. Kingston.

 

“That this Planning Authority pursuant to Section 11 (5)(c) of the Planning & Development Act 2000 (as amended) resolves to amend the Chief Executive's  Draft Development Plan as follows:-

 

P 62 policy ST18 add at the end “subject to avoiding adverse impact on residential communities caused by overflow parking”.

 

The Chief Executive’s report was CONSIDERED.

 

The amendment recommended in the Chief Executive’s Report was AGREED.

 

 

139.

SINGLE YELLOW LINES - MOTION NO. 68 pdf icon PDF 28 KB

It was proposed by Councillor R. Humphreys and seconded by Councillor L. McCarthy.

 

“That this Planning Authority pursuant to Section 11 (5)(c) of the Planning & Development Act 2000 (as amended) resolves to amend the Chief Executive's  Draft Development Plan as follows:-

 

P 64 first para after “bye laws” insert “or other measures such as single yellow lines”.

 

The report of the Chief Executive was CONSIDERED.

 

The Chief Executive’s report was AGREED.

 

 

140.

ON STREET PARKING - MOTION NO. 69 pdf icon PDF 28 KB

It was proposed by Councillor S. O’Brien, and seconded by Councillor H. Lewis.

 

“That this Planning Authority pursuant to Section 11 (5)(c) of the Planning & Development Act 2000 (as amended) resolves to amend the Chief Executive's  Draft Development Plan as follows:-

 

2.2.9.6 Control of On-Street Parking

 

Remove the opening sentence “it is Council policy to regulate and control on-street parking by discouraging commuter parking”

 

The report of the Chief Executive was CONSIDERED.

 

The Chief Executive’s report was AGREED.

 

 

141.

ROADS OBJECTIVE - MOTION NO. 70 pdf icon PDF 34 KB

It was proposed by Councillor O. Smyth and seconded by Councillor C. Martin.

 

“That this Planning Authority pursuant to Section 11 (5)(c) of the Planning & Development Act 2000 (as amended) resolves to amend the Chief Executive's  Draft Development Plan as follows:-

 

The deletion of "Dublin Eastern Bypass (as identified in the Dublin Eastern Bypass Corridor Protection Study, NRA 2011)" from Table 2.2.6 (Long Term Roads Objectives).”

 

The report of the Chief Executive was CONSIDERED.

 

Following a discussion during which Ms. A. Devine, Senior Engineer and Ms. K. Holohan, Deputy Chief Executive responded to Member’s queries, Motion No. 70 was PUT.  A roll call vote was then called for which resulted as follows:

 

 

COUNCILLORS:

FOR

AGAINST

ABSTAINED

Bailey, John F.

 

?

 

Bailey, Maria

 

?

 

Baker, Marie

?

 

 

Boyhan, Victor

?

 

 

Brennan, Shay

 

?

 

Cuffe, Jennifer

 

?

 

Curran, Chris

?

 

 

Daly, Kevin

 

?

 

Devlin, Cormac

 

?

 

Dockery, Liam

 

?

 

Donnelly, Deirdre

?

 

 

Fayne, Mary

?

 

 

Feeney, Kate

?

 

 

Gill, Karl

?

 

 

Halpin, Melisa

?

 

 

Hanafin, Mary

 

?

 

Hand, Pat

 

?

 

Horkan, Gerry

 

?

 

Humphreys, Richard

 

?

 

Kingston, Deirdre

?

 

 

Lewis, Hugh

?

 

 

Madigan, Josepha

 

?

 

Martin, Catherine

?

 

 

McCarthy, Lettie

 

?

 

McGovern, Lynsey

?

 

 

Merrigan, Michael

?

 

 

Murphy, Brian

 

?

 

Murphy, Tom

 

?

 

NicCormaic, Sorcha

 

 

 

O’Brien, Peter

?

 

 

O’Brien, Shane

?

 

 

O’Callaghan, Denis

 

?

 

O’Neill, Seamas

 

?

 

Richmond, Neale

?

 

 

Saul, Barry

 

?

 

Smyth, Carrie

 

 

 

Smyth, Ossian

?

 

 

Stewart, Patricia

 

?

 

Tallon, Grace

 

?

 

Ward, Barry

?

 

 

TOTAL:

18

20

 

 

 

An Cathaoirleach Councillor M. Baker DECLARED the Motion DEFEATED.

 

 

142.

FORMER TEDCASTLE COAL YARD SITE - MOTION NO. 71 pdf icon PDF 39 KB

Additional documents:

It was proposed by Councillor V. Boyhan and seconded by Councillor M. Merrigan.

 

“That this Planning Authority pursuant to Section 11 (5)(c) of the Planning & Development Act 2000 (as amended) resolves to amend the Chief Executive's  Draft Development Plan as follows:-

 

Former Tedcastle Coal Yard Site

“The a new development site line be marked on the County Development Plan to provide for improved sight lines, road and pedestrian safety improvements works.”

 

The report of the Chief Executive was CONSIDERED.

 

Following a discussion during which Ms. K. Holohan, Deputy Chief Executive responded to Member’s queries, the Motion was AGREED and it was further AGREED that the amendment would be included in the Dún Laoghaire Urban Framework Plan Appendix 12.

 

The motion was AGREED.

 

 

143.

DURATION OF MEETINGS

Councillor C. Curran asked if the meeting would finish by Thursday 12th February, 2014.

 

An Cathaoirleach Councillor M. Baker advised that it was anticipated that the meetings would finish by Thursday and that this meeting would finish after Motion No. 73 is dealt with.

 

 

144.

QUINN'S ROAD SHANKILL - MOTION NO. 72 pdf icon PDF 36 KB

It was proposed by Councillor C. Smyth and seconded by Councillor L. McCarthy

 

“That this Planning Authority pursuant to Section 11 (5)(c) of the Planning & Development Act 2000 (as amended) resolves to amend the Chief Executive's  Draft Development Plan as follows:-

 

In the written statement at paragraph 2.2.10.1 Policy ST24: Roads to insert the following:

 

“It is a long term objective of the Council to retain Quinn’s Road, Shankill between the railway bridge and the sea as an attractive Country Road.”

 

The report of the Chief Executive was CONSIDERED.

 

The motion was AGREED.

 

 

145.

PORT ACCESS - MOTION NO. 73 pdf icon PDF 42 KB

It was proposed by Councillor M. Merrigan and seconded by Councillor V. Boyhan.

 

“That this Planning Authority pursuant to Section 11 (5)(c) of the Planning & Development Act 2000 (as amended) resolves to amend the Chief Executive's  Draft Development Plan as follows:-

 

In 2.2.11 Ports on page 67 that the following paragraph be inserted “That improvements to the vehicular accessibility of Dún Laoghaire Port shall take full cognisance of the need to protect and preserve the historic streetscapes, vistas and built heritage of Dún Laoghaire and the quality of life of local residential communities adjacent to the Port.”

 

The report of the Chief Executive was CONSIDERED.

 

The motion was AGREED.

 

 

146.

ADJOURMENT OF MEETING

It was AGREED to ADJOURN the meeting to 5.00pm on Wednesday 11th February, 2015.

 

 

147.

CONCLUSION OF MEETING

The meeting concluded at 10.30 pm.