{meta} Agenda for North West Area Committee on Tuesday 15th October, 2019, 3.30 pm


Venue: Conference Room - Ballymun Civic Offices. View directions

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Minutes of the North West Area Committee Meeting, held Tuesday 17th September 2019 pdf icon PDF 269 KB


Questions to the Area Manager pdf icon PDF 151 KB


Finglas Area Office Report, Aidan Maher, Area Manager pdf icon PDF 1 MB


Enhance the Space Presentation - Mary Gillick, Support Worker, Barnardos; Larry Dooley, Community & Social Development Officer


Motion in the name of Lord Mayor Paul McAuliffe

Can the Manager seek a resolution with regards to ongoing issues with the dog waste binning facing Tolka Valley Estate.  I had raised this matter previously, but the resident is adamant that the problem is continuing and is hopeful that the bin could be moved further into the green area and away from the houses.




Motion in the name of Councillor Keith Connolly

That this committee looks at the feasibility of having an economic officer for the Finglas area.



Motion in the name of Councillor Caroline Conroy

That the Manager does not allow any felling of trees on St. Canice's Rd until an additional assessment of the condition of the trees is undertaken by a second arborist, and that a report on this assessment has been considered by the Council, due to the inaccuracies in the first report, and in addition before further discussions with residents and consideration of their suggestions regarding alternative approaches to repairing the defective pavements, as stated in the Dublin City Tree Strategy 2016-2020 section 3.5.5.  


Motion in the name of Councillor Mary Callaghan

That this committee request a meeting between Mr. Coilín O’Reilly, Director of Services, and a  delegation of residents to address their concerns around the removal of trees on St. Canice’s Road, including alleged inaccuracies in the arborist’s report.



Ballymun Area Office Report, Mary Weir, A/Area Manager pdf icon PDF 706 KB


SHD Application No SHD0021/19 - site to the north of Poppintree Industrial Estate


Nominations to Ballymun Arts & Community Resource Centre CLG t/a AXIS


Motion in the name of Councillor Noeleen Reilly

That the area office conducts a review of the Poppintree Community Centre which is underutilised and to come up with a plan of action to ensure the centre operates at full capacity for the people of Poppintree and Ballymun.



Motion in the name of Councillor Noeleen Reilly

To ask the manager to look at a plan of works for Sandyhill Gardens which has been neglected for years? There is landscape works badly needed as well as the replacement of slabs and greater attention is needed to litter black spots in the area


Neighbourhood Transport Schemes Presentation, Andrew Geoghegan, Neighbourhood Engineer (North City)


Traffic Services Requests, Status Report pdf icon PDF 304 KB


Minutes of the Traffic Advisory Group (TAG) Meeting pdf icon PDF 80 KB


Public Domain Report, Catherine Brophy Walsh, Public Domain Officer pdf icon PDF 363 KB


Sports & Wellbeing Partnership Report pdf icon PDF 235 KB


Road Maintenance Services Report pdf icon PDF 228 KB


Motion in the name of Councillor Anthony Connaghan

That this Area Committee agrees to provide a dedicated person from waste management to deal with dog litter bins.



Motion in the name of Councillor Mary Callaghan

To ask the Manager to increase the number of dedicated basketball courts in the area.