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                                                                                                                      Áras Chill Dara,
         Páirc Devoy,
                 An Nás, 
                                                                                                             20 Meán Fómhair 2010.


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 27 Meán Fómhair 2010, 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, 27 September 2010 in the Council Chamber, Áras Chill Dara, Devoy Park, Naas, and you are invited to attend.


Le gach dea ghuí,

Meetings Administrator






1. Chun miontuariscí 25 Meitheamh  agus 26 Iuil agus 6 Meán Fómhair  a  ghlacadh agus
  tuarisc ar dul chun cinn  a thabhairt faoi ndeara.
 To adopt minutes of annual meeting of 25 June 2010, monthly meeting of 26 July 2010, Special Meeting 6 September 2010 and to note progress report (copies attached).

2. To note minutes of committee meetings: 
 Athy – 21 June 2010
 Clane – 8 June and 13 July 2010
 Celbridge – 18 June 2010
  Kildare – 16 June and 21 July 2010
   Naas  - 15 June 2010
 (copies attached)

Gnó Reachtúil
(Statutory Business)

3. To approve disposal of the following lands:
(a)  0.301 ha. at Collinstown, Carbury, Co. Kildare
(b)  0.100 ha. at Turf Bog lane, Arthurstown, Kill, Co. Kildare
(c)  0.0877 ha. at Station Road, Rickardstown, Co. Kildare
(d)  0.187 ha. at Mullaghmast, Athy, Co. Kildare
(Statutory notices already circulated)

Transportation and Public Safety

4. To approve the making of a special speed limit bye law for Mylerstown Crossroads,
Two Mile House, Naas, Co. Kildare under Section 9 of the Road Traffic Act, 2004 (No.44
of 2004) (report already circulated).

5. Planning and Development Act 2000, Planning and Development Regulations 2001,
Part 8. 
(a) To consider report on Traffic Management Improvement on Kilcock Road (R148)
Maynooth adjacent to NUI Maynooth. (report already circulated).
(b) To consider report on Pedestrian Bridge at Station Road, Newbridge (report already

Planning and Economic Development

6. To consider  the proposed Action Area Plan (3) Kildare Town, with report thereon
      and to approve same (plan and report enclosed).

Water and Environmental Services

7. Planning and Development Act 2000, Planning and Development Regulations 2001,
Part 8. 
To consider report on Sallins Flood Alleviation Works, Phase 2 (report to follow).

Housing, Community and Cultural Services

8. To note housing report (report attached).

9. Gnó an Mhéara / Mayor’s Business.

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

11. Comhfhreagras/ Correspondence.

12. To receive presentation on promotion of the study of Science, Technology, Engineering
and Mathematics. (3.40.p.m.)


Tairsceanna Laithreach
(Current Motions)

13. Councillor  O’ Donnell
That the Council request a report from the NRA explaining the need for the new signage currently being erected on the county's motorways, the number of signs being erected in Kildare and the cost of this project.

14. Councillor Daly
 That Kildare County Council calls on the Minister for Health to reinstate the beds which
 have recently been lost in St Vincent’s Hospital, Athy, to prevent all future loss of beds
 and to ensure that St Vincent’s Hospital is available as a choice location for patients
 requiring step down facilities from Naas General Hospital.

15. Councillor Daly
 That Kildare County Council congratulates the work of Kildare VEC on proactively
 developing education campuses in Naas and Athy, being to the fore in establishing one
 of Ireland’s first Community Primary Schools and attracting the IVEA Headquarters to the

16. Councillor Doyle
That Kildare County Council investigate the costs and feasibility of installing card holder access to public playgrounds. This would require registration for use by relevant parties and should help in eliminating vandalism and use of facilities by inappropriate groups or unsupervised children.

17. Councillor McGinley
That this Council rejects the Government’s proposal to sell off valuable state assets, like the ESB and Bord Gais, and that we demand that the Minister for Finance to retain them in public ownership.

18. Councillors Murphy, McEvoy, Moore and Kennedy
That Kildare County Council arrange an in-house training seminar on the 2010 Planning and Development (Amendment) Act and that the council arrange for members to be notified of policy circulars/ planning guidelines etc. and that these should then be archived on the Council intranet.

19. Councillor Murphy
We are provided with information in relation to the number of schools where water meters are installed, the number where water meters are due to be installed, who does the installation and do the Council require such installation.   The amount charged by those schools for water in 2009 together with the amount paid by them for that year.   For those schools where no water meter is in place how is the water charge applied.   Under the polluter pays principle what exceptions if any are provided for.  

20. Councillor Nolan
Given the current lack of facilities to provide care for Alzheimer’s patients in the county that this council does what it can to support all organizations and institutions addressing the issue of providing a proper service for the people affected throughout the county.

21. Councillors Miley and S Doyle
In an effort to afford Co. Kildare's small and medium enterprises some
competitive advantage in adverse economic conditions, and in turn protect
vulnerable jobs for citizens, that Kildare County Council develop reasonable policies that facilitate the use of billboard advertising signage in strategic locations throughout the County.