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Áras Chill Dara,

             Páirc Devoy,

                  An Nás,

                                                                                                                                                      24 Márta 2009.




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


A Bhaill Uile,

Tionólfar cruinniú míosúil de’n Chomhairle Chondae ar 2.00 p.m. tráthnóna dé Luain, an 30 Márta 2009 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 2.00 p.m. on Monday, 30 March 2009 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 23 Feabhra 2009 a ghlacadh agus tuarisc ar dul chun cinn a thabhairt faoi ndeara.

      To adopt minutes of monthly meeting of 23 February 2009 and to note progress report (copy enclosed)



2.      To note minutes of committee meetings:

Clane area – 10 February 2009

Celbridge area – 13 February 2009

Kildare Area – 4 February 2009

Leixlip Area – 19 December 2008 and 16 January 2009

Naas area – 20 January 2009

(copies enclosed)


Gnó Reachtúil

(Statutory Business)


3.      To approve disposal of the following lands:

(a)   2642 Dara Park, Newbridge.

(b)   44 Radharc An Chaisláin, Caragh Road, Naas.

(c)   37 Radharc An Chaisláin, Caragh Road, Naas.

(d)   1 acre at Newbridge Industrial Estate, Newbridge.

(e)   132 Brayton Park, Kilcock.

(f)     136 Brayton Park, Kilcock.

(g)   137 Brayton Park, Kilcock.

(h)   138 Brayton Park, Kilcock.

(i)     142 Brayton Park, Kilcock.

(j)      163 Brayton Park, Kilcock.

(k)   164 Brayton Park, Kilcock.

(l)      165 Brayton Park, Kilcock.

(m) 166 Brayton Park, Kilcock.

(n)   168 Brayton Park, Kilcock.

(o)   169 Brayton Park, Kilcock.

(p)   170 Brayton Park, Kilcock.

(q)   172 Brayton Park, Kilcock.

(r)     176 Brayton Park, Kilcock.

(Statutory notices already circulated)


4.      To receive half yearly reports from Strategic Policy Committees:

      -Economic Planning and Development

      -Environment and Services

      -Housing and Social Inclusion

 (reports enclosed)


5.      To note review of Corporate Plan (report enclosed).


6.      To note Audit Committee Annual Report 2008. (copy enclosed)



7.      To consider the Manager's Report on the proposed amendment to the Monasterevin Local Area Plan 2008 and the proposal to amend the Local Area Plan.

(copies circulated previously)


8.      To receive briefing on forthcoming review of County Development Plan.



9.      To receive presentation and note Village Design Statements for Staplestown, Brannockstown and Ardclough.  (3.00p.m.)


10. To approve addition to record of Protected Structures of Donaghcomper House and Demesne, Celbridge, Co. Kildare. (report enclosed)


Community and Enterprise

11. To receive presentation from Comhairle na nÓg. (3.40 p.m.)




12. To note Government report on swimming pool programme. (report enclosed)



13. Planning and Development Act 2000, Planning and Development Regulations 2001,  

     Part 8 .    

      (a) To consider proposed development of amenity lands at Lough na Mona Park, Leixlip.

      (b) To consider proposed development of amenity lands at Bawnogues, Kilcock.

       (report to follow)


14. Gnó an Mhéara / Mayor’s Business.

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


16. Comhfhreagras / Correspondence.


Moltaí ó Choistí

(Committee Reports and Recommendations)

17. Clane Area

     To consider taking in charge of Killybegs Group Water Scheme.


18. Leixlip Area

That the council seek a meeting with the Minister for Finance in connection with Circular Letter RLR 6 and the need for works on regional and local roads in the county.


Tairsceanna Curtha Siar

(Adjourned Motions)

19. Councillor S Doyle

That all planning permission for off-licence premises be conditioned with the provision of

a bring centre or the upgrading of current bring centre within the town that they are

seeking to locate.



20. Councillor Murphy

That the council is provided with a report from planning control in relation to the extent of unauthorised developments currently in the system, how they compare to previous years, if fines are being applied, when cases go before the courts are the council generally being awarded costs etc. Are there areas that errors are being made in relation to compliance where better information to the public would reduce complaints.  


Tairsceanna Láithreach

(Current Motions)

21. Councillor McGinley

That Kildare County Council advise tenants who have the necessary income of the benefits of the council purchase scheme; giving sample prices for houses in different areas; advising about loan/mortgage availability and likely repayments with a view to promoting stability in the housing estates and to increase the councils income and reduce its costs.


22. Councillor McGinley

That the County Manager report to the council on the following:

How many are on the waiting list for the following: 

(a)   Disabled Persons Grant

(b)   Housing Aid for Older People

(c)   Mobility Grants

What amount of money is required to clear the backlog in each case and the amount of money available in 2009 to Kildare County Council?


23. Councillor Murphy

That the council inform us how many individuals/families are currently on the housing waiting list, in what categories i.e. 1B, 2B and 3B. With the reduction in house building what is the projected intake of Part 5 housing over the coming years, what numbers are likely to be delivered from the voluntary sector? What is the estimated timeframe to clear the current waiting list?



24. Councillor Murphy

That we seek a report in relation to the Housing Adaptation – Mobility Aids and Essential Repair Grants for 2009 also why we compare so unfavourably with other local authorities and what efforts have been made to maximize the grant.


25. Councillor Miley

That Kildare County Council write to Minister of Transport requesting that any person

prosecuted for dumping from a vehicle receive 4 penalty points on their drivers licence.


26. Other business.