Venue: Round Room, Mansion House, Dawson Street, Dublin 2
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Business Remaining from Adjourned South East Area Committee Meeting of 8th June 2020
ii. Naming and numbering proposal for a development at Chatham Street, Dublin 2: Cúirt Chatham/ Chatham Court.
Emergency Motion from Councillor Pat Dunne Taken already
In light of and in the context of the serious public health pandemic posed by the coronavirus, questions raised about the heightened risk posed by communal living for the transmission of pathogens and disease, that he Minister for Housing will suspend the 2018 Planning Guidelines until such time as the impact of the public health crisis on this form of housing is fully understood.
Motion 1 from Councillor Dermot Lacey
That in order to provide a safe walking route while also acknowledging the need to encourage and facilitate safe cycling that the Manager would explore developing a new cycling route to the rear of the Irishtown Nature Park and to prohibit cycling on the existing walking route and to report back to this committee on these matters. In the meantime if the manager would confirm by signage that cycling is currently forbidden on this walkway.
Motion 2 from Councillor Dermot Lacey
This committee requests the manager to make contact with the owner of the Martello Tower in Sandymount to see if they might facilitate a visit to same by the committee and representatives of the Sandymount and Merrion Residents’ Association to assist in developing an approach to the future of the building.
Motion 3 from Councillor Dermot Lacey
This committee agrees that a working group comprising representatives from the City Architects Office, the Heritage Section and any other section recommended by the Manager as well as two councillors from the Pembroke area and two councillors from the Kimmage -Rathmines areas be established to work with the CDETB on a plan for the future of the magnificent but unused hall in the Rathmines Town Hall which reverts to the council in approximately 10 years.
Motion 4 from Councillor Anne Feeney Taken already
This committee agrees that a schedule of meetings between Dublin City Council management, Waterways Ireland and Dublin City Councillors be arranged for June 2020, September 2020 and December 2020 to follow-up on actions committed to; to keep lines of communication open re maintenance issues of the City’s canals and Grand Canal dock and to discuss developments. These meetings can be held using Microsoft Teams/Zoom if not in person given government guidelines re Covid 19.
Motion 5 from Councillor Anne Feeney
This committee asks the Director of Services to provide a status report on progress made or actions imminent in relation to questions raised by councillors in the South East Area since January 2019.
Motion 6 from Councillor Anne Feeney
This committee requests Waste Management to pilot in the Terenure, Harold’s Cross and Kimmage area an adaption of the public bins, whereby the aperture would be reduced to address the ongoing problem of plastic bags of domestic waste being packed in illegally, thereby reducing the capacity of the bins for ... view the full agenda text for item 6.