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Áras Chill Dara,

             Páirc Devoy,

                  An Nás,

                                                                                                                                  14 Samhain 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 24 Samhain 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, 24 November 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 20 Deireadh Fómhair 2008 a ghlacadh agus tuarisc ar dul chun cinn a thabhairt faoi ndeara.

      To adopt minutes of monthly meeting of 20 October 2008 and to note progress report (copy enclosed)



2.      To note minutes of committee meetings

Clane area – 9 September and 14 October 2008

Kildare area – 1 October 2008

Leixlip area – 19 September 2008

(copies enclosed)


Gnó Reachtúil

(Statutory Business)


3.      To approve disposal of the following lands:

(a) 0.00065 ha. at Gragadder, Kilcock.

(b) 0.01445 ha. at Cow Pasture Road, Monasterevin.

(c) 2.2 acres at Rickardstown, Newbridge.

(Statutory notices already circulated)


4.      To fill vacancy in the membership of the Dublin-Mid-Leinster Health Forum.



5.      To consider taking in charge of:

(a) Newtown Lawns, Newtown.

(b) Dunfierth Park, Johnstownbridge.

(c) Bridgewell, Johnstownbridge.

(d) Tudor Court, Coill Dubh.

(e) Gratton Park, Derrinturn.

(f) Central Park, Clane.

(g) Sallins Park, Sallins.

(h) Moyglare Meadows, Maynooth.

(i) Parklands Lodge, Maynooth.

(j) Hawthorn View, Celbridge.

(report enclosed)



6.      To note Biodiversity Plan (copy enclosed)



7.      To consider review of speed limit at Kilashee, Naas. (report enclosed)



8.      To consider proposal to extinguish right of way at 2315 and 2316 Maryville, Kildare Town (report enclosed)



9.      To approve overdraft accommodation for the six months ending 30 June 2009.



10. To note bi-monthly housing report (report enclosed)



11. To consider raising of a loan under Section 6 of the Housing (Miscellaneous

      Provisions) Act 1992 for: Monasterevin Housing Association Ltd. at Fernsbridge,

      Monasterevin, (report enclosed)



12. To receive briefing on Social Inclusion. (3.30 p.m.)


Corporate Affairs

13. To approve Meetings Calendar for 2009 (copy enclosed)



14. To receive report on register of electors (copy enclosed)



15. Gnó an Mhéara / Mayor’s Business.


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



17. Comhfhreagras / Correspondence.


Moltaí ó Choistí

(Committee Reports and Recommendations)

18. Celbridge Area

That the Director of Services for roads enquire of the Minister for Transport what number of local elected representatives are proposed for the Dublin Transportation Authority and how will the representation of the different local authorities be determined.


19. Kildare Area

Taking in charge of Lackaghbeg Group Water Scheme.


      Tairsceanna Láithreach

(Current Motions)

20. Councillors S. Doyle and O’ Loughlin

That the Council should investigate the need to amend the County Development Plan on the basis of sound medical/ scientific evidence to require the undergrounding of high voltage electricity cabling in certain circumstances.


21. Councillor S. Doyle

That the roads department give us a report on the effectiveness of the recent regulations imposed by the Health and Safety Authority on Kildare County Council by determining if the incident of accidents has decreased since their implementation.


22. Councillor McGinley

That this Council condemns the recent Government budget decision to remove medical cards from over 70 year olds and the refusal to reverse this decision in total.



23. Councillor McGinley

That an additional recycling bin be provided free of charge to businesses who require

same in order to encourage recycling.



24. Councillor Murphy

That Kildare County Council provide a report on its records management strategy, both soft and hard records; the report should include how robust that strategy is in relation to retrieving records under the freedom of information act(s); is the employment on a part time basis of a professional archivist sufficient if not how are the shortcomings overcome; how the strategy fits in with responses to citizens, business or community groups following contact by them with the Council and any proposed improvements intended in this regard.


25. Councillor Murphy

The review of the Regional Planning Guidelines will commence next January, currently reviews of Town Plans are taking place and are required to have regard to the Regional Planning Guidlines as they stand however some are projecting population figures to 2016 even prior to the review commencing. This motion seeks an overview on the current Regional Guidelines and how they should be interpreted, how they fit with our current Development Plan and what changes, if any, should be expected in the next generation of Regional Guidelines.


26. Councillor McNamara

That this Council calls on the Government to reverse the massive cuts in education funding in the recent budget in particular the decision to increase class sizes, which will cause at least 1500 teachers to lose their jobs.


27. Other business.