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Áras Chill Dara,
             Páirc Devoy,
                  An Nás,
                                                         22 Márta 2010.

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 29  Márta 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, 29 March 2010 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 22 Feabhra agus 22 Feabhra agus 8 Márta 2010 a ghlacadh agus tuarisc ar dul chun cinn a thabhairt faoi ndeara.
 To adopt minutes of monthly meeting of 22 February 2010 and adjourned meeting of 1 March 2010 and  special meeting of 8 March 2010 to note progress report.

2. To note minutes of committee meetings:
 Athy Area – 18 January 2010 and 15 February 2010
 Celbridge Area – 14 January 2010
 Kildare Area – 20 January 2010
 Naas Area – 19 January 2010 and 16 February 2010

Gnó Reachtúil
(Statutory Business)

3. To approve disposal of the following lands:
(a) 0.0003 ha. at Electricity Supply Board at toll Plaza, M4 Motorway, Cappagh Hill, Kilcock.
(Statutory notice already circulated)

4. To make further appointments to the strategic policy committees (report attached)

5. To receive Audit Committee Annual Report 2009 (report attached)

Water Services

6. To adopt eastern district river basin management plan

7. To adopt south-eastern district river basin management plan.


8. To consider material contravention of the Kildare County Development Plan 2005 - 2011 
     in respect of planning reference number in Register 09/597.
    The proposed development, if permitted, will consist of a 53-bed nursing home plus ten
    associated sheltered housing units, a services building for heating, electric power, water 
  and fuel storage, a new road access junction, access road and roundabout from R401
  Kildare / Rathangan public road, a sewage pumping station connected to the local
  authority system, car parking facilities and associated development works at Rathangan
  Demesne, Rathangan, Co. Kildare. Applicant - James Fagan.
  The Development would contravene materially section 6.7.6 -OD1 of the County 
  Development Plan 2005-2011 which states:  “Apart from housing development there are
  other land uses which may be considered in the rural countryside. Where an area is not
  within an identifiable settlement and is not otherwise zoned as part of this development
  plan or of any of the town development plans the use of such land will be deemed to be
  primarily agricultural”.

9. Gnó an Mhéara / Mayor’s Business.

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

11. Comhfhreagras/ Correspondence.

Moltaí ó Choistí
(Committee Reports and Recommendations)

12. Naas Area
To approve grants under:
(a) Arthurstown Landfill Community Grants Scheme
(b) Ballymore Eustace Community Grants Scheme.
  (Reports attached)

Tairsceanna Curtha Siar
(Adjourned Motions)

13. Councillor Moore
 That Kildare County Council, like many other authorities, would undertake to support a 
       road adoption scheme for simple litter control by volunteer businesses, on approach
   roads into towns, in return for small promotional advertisements in favour of those

14. Councillor Moore
      That Kildare County Council now immediately:
(a) Create a public awareness and publicise the arrangements, by which new legislation will be enforced on landlords/house owners to keep their rented properties to at least the standards of the owner/occupied homes of the area.

15. Councillor O’ Donnell
 That Kildare County Council provide a report on development levies in the county where
 the amounts are more than 12 months overdue.

16. Councillor O’ Donnell
      That Kildare County Council provide a report on housing estates in the county that have
      not been taken in charge, and where the developer has ceased trading or gone into
      receivership, examinership or liquidation.

Tairsceanna Laithreach
(Current Motions)

17.Councillor Wall
Kildare County Council calls on Iarnoid Eireann to immediately address the continuing problems with lack of carriages on the various lines that operate throughout the county, which are causing serious problems for the commuters of Kildare.

18. Councillor Scully
That this council urgently review its shared ownership scheme, where persons who have now become unemployed be given more options to repay their mortgages with reduced payments until their economic situations improve.

19. Councillor Murphy
We seek a report on the estimated cost of grass cutting on the motorway verges, how that is funded, the extent of maintenance that will be carried out.   We further consider design issues in relation to minimising future maintenance.

20. Councillor Murphy
We seek a report on the process where amenity land can be acquired by the Department of Finance/Kildare County Council following the liquidation of construction companies.

21. Councillor McGinley
That this Council writes to all businesses advising them of their obligations under the litter laws and that in the event of non compliance that prosecution will follow.

22. Councillor Heydon
That this Local Authority establish an economic and job creation committee involving all relevant statutory bodies. This committee would be coordinated by this local authority and actively engaged in a job creation plan within six months.

23. Councillor Heydon
 That this council outlines its policy in relation to the appointment of tenants with particular
      regard to achievement of good estate management and minimising anti-social