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:...

EV Charging Points

Municipal District: 17 June 2022 Question: Can the council confirm when it will roll out public EV charging points in the Municipal District? Report: The Department of Transport published in April, an EV Charging Infrastructure Strategy 2022-2025 and welcomed...

Citizen Science Strategy

Full council: May 2022 Councillor Vanessa Liston: That recognising the importance of active community engagement and empowerment in reaching our 2030 climate targets, the council starts a process to co-develop a strategy that will support, harness and engage with...

IPCC Findings Implementation

Full council: April 2022 Councillors Aoife Breslin, Fintan Brett, Íde Cussen, Noel Connolly, Aidan Farrelly, Ciara Galvin, Noel Heavey, Colm Kenny, Nuala Killeen, Vanessa Liston, Pádraig McEvoy, Peggy O'Dwyer, Rob Power and Evie Sammon: That the council outlines how...

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...

EV Charging Points

Municipal District: 17 June 2022 Question: Can the council confirm when it will roll out public EV charging points in the Municipal District? Report: The Department of Transport published in April, an EV Charging Infrastructure Strategy 2022-2025 and welcomed...