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Áras Chill Dara,

             Páirc Devoy,

                  An Nás,

                                                                                                                                     12 Nollaig 2008.




Do’n mhéara is gach ball de’n Chomhairle Chondae


A Bhaill Uile,

Tionólfar cruinniú míosúil de’n Chomhairle Chondae ar 2.00 tráthnóna dé Luain, an 22 Nollaig 2008, i seomra na Chomhairle, Áras Chill Dara, Páirc Devoy, An Nás, agus iarrtar ort bheith i láthair.




The monthly meeting of the Council will be held at 2.00p.m. on Monday, 22 December 2008 in the Council Chamber, Áras Chill Dara, Devoy Park, Naas, and you are invited to attend.



Le gach dea ghuí,


A.C. Talbot

Meetings Administrator.




1.      Chun miontuariscí 10 agus 24 Samhain 2008 a ghlacadh agus tuarisc ar dul chun cinn a thabhairt faoi ndeara.

      To adopt minutes of special meeting of 10 November 2008 and monthly meeting of 24 November 2008 and to note progress report (copies enclosed)



2.      To note minutes of committee meetings

Athy area – 8 September 2008

Clane area – 11 November 2008

Celbridge area – 17 November 2008

Kildare area – 5 November 2008

Leixlip area – 17 October 2008

Naas area – 7 October 2008

(copies enclosed)


Gnó Reachtúil

(Statutory Business)


3.      To approve disposal of the following lands:

(a) 0.0325 hectares at Newbridge.

(b) 6.82 square metres and right of way at Castlefen, Sallins.

(c) 20 square metres between 682 Piercetown and Dara Park, Newbridge.

(d) 0.336 hectares at Timahoe.

(Statutory notices already circulated)



4.      To consider taking in charge of:

(a) Louisa Valley, Leixlip.

(b) Great Southern, Newbridge.

(c) College Farm, Newbridge.

(d) Rinawade, Leixlip.

(e) The Elms, Cutbush.

(f) Dun Cullinn, Cutbush.

(report to follow)


5.      To consider material contravention of the Celbridge Local Area Plan 2002 in respect of planning reference number in Register 08/1178.

The development will consist of a change of use from residential to office use including internal alterations, with the provision of 2 no. rooflights to front and rear at No. 36 and 36A Maynooth Road, Celbridge, Co. Kildare – applicant Dara Residential Services Ltd. The development would contravene materially Section 3.15 (B) existing residential / infill zone: to protect and improve the amenities of existing residential areas, of the Celbridge Local Area Plan 2002, which states” Within this zoning category the improved quality of residential areas will be the council’s priority.  Such areas, particularly where bordering the commercial town centre will be protected from the pressures of higher order uses such as retail and office development.  Where appropriate infill housing/ apartment development will be permitted in this area.  Infill housing will not be permitted in public open spaces in estates not in charge of Kildare County Council. (report enclosed)



6.      To receive briefing on Home Choice Loans. (report enclosed)


7.      Gnó an Mhéara / Mayor’s Business.


8.      Gnó an Bhainisteora / County Manager’s Business.



9.      Comhfhreagras / Correspondence.



Moltaí ó Choistí

(Committee Reports and Recommendations)

10. Athy Area

To remove property known as Fullers Court, Ballitore from the list of protected structures.


11. Celbridge Area

That the proposed Joint Policing Committee (JPC) for Leixlip (Town Council) area be reconfigured to take cognisance of the fact that Leixip and Maynooth will be incorporated into the new Celbridge Electoral Area and that any proposed JPC should be representative of the new Celbridge Electoral Area.


12. Clane Area

Taking in charge of Parsonstown Group Water Scheme.


13. Naas Area

(a) To note the recommendation of the Naas area committee, that a grant of €4,000 be made to the Ballymore Historical Society to assist in the production of a book on the History of Ballymore Eustace.

(b) To note the recommendation of the Naas area committee, that a grant of €2,000 be made to the Ballymore Tidy Towns Committee to assist in the installation of street signage in the village.


      Tairsceanna Láithreach

(Current Motions)

14. Councillor S. Doyle

That Kildare County Council make a request to the NRA to have permanent directional signage placed on the motorway routes within County Kildare, similar to those that exist on the motorway between Dublin and Dundalk.



15. Councillor S. Doyle

That all planning permission for off-licence premises be conditioned with the provision of a bring centre or the up grading of current bring centre within the town that they are seeking to locate.


16. Councillor Murphy

That Kildare County Council condemn the continued unfair block grant received by the

County from the Local Government Fund. 



17. Councillor Murphy

We agree to amend section 28 of Kildare Standing Orders as follows:

A casual vacancy in the membership of the Council shall be filled in accordance with Section 19 of the Act.  A vacancy caused by cessor of a non-party candidate’s membership shall be filled  (delete by agreement of the members) and add:

(a) Where the retiring member nominates his/her successor such person so nominated shall be co-opted.

(b) Where the retiring member does not nominate his/her successor, the vacancy shall be filled by the co-option of a person nominated by other members of the Council who were non-party candidates at their election to the Council.


18. Other business.