Issues

News, Updates and Resources

Here I report on some events and activities in which I have been involved that relate to an issue affecting our locality or County. Also are articles discussing specific topics or motions that have been raised at Council, as well as articles highlighting progress on plans, services or facilities.   Get in touch if you would like to meet, get involved with, or have comments on any of these issues. Feel free to share your thoughts in the comment section also or share for discussion on social media.

 

Community discussion with Minister Malcolm Noonan on Biodiversity & Heritage

Join our online Green Forum community meeting next Wednesday 3rd March at 7pm where we will be in discussion with Minister of State Malcolm Noonan on biodiversity and heritage in the context of county development plans. As our development plan consultation is open...

Submission to Open Space & Recreation strategy

I welcome the opportunity to provide feedback and suggestions as part of the Open Space and Recreation strategy public consultation. Previous strategy The current 2011 strategy states that An open space strategy enables a local authority to adopt an organised approach...

Dart+Maynooth Rail Project

On behalf of the Municipal District all Councillors made the following submission to the first phase of the consultation on expansion of the Dart service to Maynooth. Submission to Dart + Maynooth ConsultationFrom Celbridge-Leixlip Municipal District, Co. KildareDate:...

Annual LPT reports

Municipal District: 17 June 2022 Motion: That the council provide an update on plans to produce an annual report on the spend of Local Property Tax for the municipal district. Report: A section has been included in the 2021 Annual Report which highlights some of the...

Hedgerow Mapping

Municipal District: 17 June 2022 Question: Can the council outline the planned methodology for the mapping of the townland boundary hedgerows in the municipal district? Report: The Planning Department do not have a methodology for mapping of hedgerows in any municipal...

Radon Testing

Municipal District: 17 June 2022 Motion: That the council outline measures it takes in the Municipal District to mitigate high radon levels both in its housing stock and to raise awareness of the need for residents to test for radon levels particularly in high risk...

Annual LPT reports

Municipal District: 17 June 2022 Motion: That the council provide an update on plans to produce an annual report on the spend of Local Property Tax for the municipal district. Report: A section has been included in the 2021 Annual Report which highlights some of the...

Hedgerow Mapping

Municipal District: 17 June 2022 Question: Can the council outline the planned methodology for the mapping of the townland boundary hedgerows in the municipal district? Report: The Planning Department do not have a methodology for mapping of hedgerows in any municipal...