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.

 

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:...

Submission: Ireland’s Long-term Strategy on Greenhouse Gas Emissions Reduction

The aim to produce a long-term strategy for the reduction of Ireland’s Greenhouse Gas Emissions to 2050 is welcome. However, I would like to note at the outset, significant concerns with the way the consultation has been conducted on this critical public issue. These...

Speed analysis at Tea Lane

Municipal District: 18 December 2020 Motion – Councillor Vanessa Liston: That the Roads Department outline the findings of the speed analysis at Tea Lane, and where the need for calming measures is indicated, to provide an overview of these and an estimated timeline...

Protecting and monitoring drinking water sources

Municipal District: 18 December 2020 Motion – Councillor Vanessa Liston: That this Municipal District is provided with a presentation that highlights the areas of responsibility and specific actions for protecting and monitoring drinking water sources in our municipal...

Litter and dumping fines in Celbridge and Leixlip

Municipal District: 18 December 2020 Question – Councillor Vanessa Liston: Can the council confirm how many litter and dumping fines and enforcement actions were taken in Celbridge and Leixlip respectively, in 2020? Report: A total of 228 litter and illegal dumping...

Speed analysis at Tea Lane

Municipal District: 18 December 2020 Motion – Councillor Vanessa Liston: That the Roads Department outline the findings of the speed analysis at Tea Lane, and where the need for calming measures is indicated, to provide an overview of these and an estimated timeline...

Protecting and monitoring drinking water sources

Municipal District: 18 December 2020 Motion – Councillor Vanessa Liston: That this Municipal District is provided with a presentation that highlights the areas of responsibility and specific actions for protecting and monitoring drinking water sources in our municipal...