Agenda item

Traveller Accommodation Programme 2019-2024

The report of the Chief Executive was CONSIDERED.

 

Mr. Aidan Blighe, Senior Executive Officer Housing Department made a presentation on the draft Traveller Accommodation Programme 2019 – 2024..

 

An Cathaoirleach, Councillor S. Brennan advised the Members that the following motions were handed up from the floor and it was agreed that they would be taken together.

 

 

Motion (2) from the floor:

 

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

 

“That this council includes the Mt. Anville Road site in the list of proposed sites in the draft Traveller Accommodation Programme 2019-2024.”

 

Motion (4) from the floor:

 

It was proposed by Councillor D. Kingston and seconded by Councillors D. O’Callaghan, P. O’Brien, J. O’Connell, C. Smyth and L. McCarthy

 

“That this Council agrees to amend the Traveller Accommodation Programme to include the Mount Anville site.”

 

A discussion took place during which Mr. A. Blighe, Senior Executive Officer, Ms. M. Henchy, Director of Planning and Human Resources and Ms. P. Poole, Chief Executive responded to Members queries.

 

A roll call vote on motion (2) & motion (4) from the floor was requested, the result was as follows:

 

 

 

Votes:

Yes               17      42.5%

No                21      52.5%

Abstain         0        0%

Not Voted      2        5%

 

Voting breakdown:

 

Fine Gael

KaziAhmed                                                                          No

JohnF. Bailey                                                                       Not Voted

MarieBaker                                                                         No

Emma Blain                                                                          No

Jennifer Carroll MacNeill                                                          No

Jim Gildea                                                                            No

Anna Grainger                                                                      No

Lorraine Hall                                                                         No

John Kennedy                                                                       No

Maeve O'Connell                                                                    No

Jim O'Leary                                                                          No

BarrySaul                                                                            No

BarryWard                                                                          No

Fianna Fáil

ShayBrennan                                                                       No

Michael Clark                                                                        No

Cormac Devlin                                                                      No

Kate Feeney                                                                         No

MaryHanafin                                                                        No

TomMurphy                                                                         No

DónalSmith                                                                         No

Labour

DeirdreKingston                                                                   Yes

Lettie McCarthy                                                                     Yes

PeterO'Brien                                                                        Yes

DenisO'Callaghan                                                                  Yes

JulietO'Connell                                                                     Yes

Carrie Smyth                                                                        Yes

Green Party

EvaElizabeth Dowling                                                            Yes

DanielDunne                                                                        Yes

Deirdre Fhloinn                                                                  Yes

SéafraÓ Faoláin                                                                    Yes

Una Power                                                                           Yes

Ossian Smyth                                                                       Yes

Independent

AnneColgan                                                                         Yes

Deirdre Donnelly                                                                   No

Michael Fleming                                                                    No

Lynsey McGovern                                                                  Not Voted

Sean McLoughlin                                                                    Yes

 

People Before Profit

MelisaHalpin                                                                         Yes

HughLewis                                                                           Yes

 

Social Democrats

 Dave Quinn                                                                          Yes

 

AnCathaoirleach, Councillor S. Brennan declared motion (2) & motion (4) from the floor DEFEATED.

 

It was proposed by Councillor P. O Brien and seconded by Councillor D. Kingston:

 

 “It is hereby resolved that this Council, being the Housing Authority for the administrative County of Dún Laoghaire-Rathdown, in accordance with the provisions of the Housing (Traveller Accommodation) Act 1998, hereby adopts the Traveller Accommodation Programme for the five year period 2019-2024.”

 

A roll call vote on the resolution was requested, the result of which was as follows:

 

Votes:

Yes               33     82.5%

No                   5     12.5%

Abstain                      0     0%

Not Voted         2     5%

 

Voting breakdown:

 

Fine Gael

KaziAhmed                                                                          Yes

JohnF. Bailey                                                                       Not Voted

MarieBaker                                                                         Yes

EmmaBlain                                                                          No

JenniferCarroll MacNeill                                                          Yes

JimGildea                                                                            Yes

AnnaGrainger                                                                      Yes

LorraineHall                                                                         No

JohnKennedy                                                                       Yes

MaeveO'Connell                                                                    No

Jim O'Leary                                                                          Yes

BarrySaul                                                                            No

BarryWard                                                                          No

Fianna Fáil

ShayBrennan                                                                       Yes

MichaelClark                                                                        Yes

CormacDevlin                                                                      Yes

KateFeeney                                                                         Yes

MaryHanafin                                                                        Yes

TomMurphy                                                                         Yes

DónalSmith                                                                         Yes

Labour

DeirdreKingston                                                                   Yes

LettieMcCarthy                                                                     Yes

PeterO'Brien                                                                        Yes

DenisO'Callaghan                                                                  Yes

JulietO'Connell                                                                     Yes

CarrieSmyth                                                                        Yes

Green Party

EvaElizabeth Dowling                                                            Yes

DanielDunne                                                                        Yes

Deirdre Fhloinn                                                                  Yes

SéafraÓ Faoláin                                                                    Yes

UnaPower                                                                           Yes

OssianSmyth                                                                       Yes

Independent

AnneColgan                                                                         Yes

DeirdreDonnelly                                                                   Yes

MichaelFleming                                                                    Yes

LynseyMcGovern                                                                  Not Voted

SeanMcLoughlin                                                                    Yes

 

People Before Profit

 Melisa Halpin                                                                       Yes

 Hugh Lewis                                                                         Yes

 

Social Democrats

Dave Quinn                                                                           Yes

 

 

An Cathaoirleach, Councillor S. Brennan declared the resolution CARRIED

 

 

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