{meta} Agenda for Monthly Council Meeting on Monday 6th September, 2021, 6.15 pm

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1.

Presentation by Minister for the Environment, Climate and Communications of Ireland, Eamon Ryan.

Minutes:

Minister Eamon Ryan, thanked the Chief Executive and Members of Dublin City Council for accepting his request to address them on the issue of Climate Change. The Minister outlined the significant challenges that lay ahead in order to achieve the ambitious targets set out in the Climate Action and Low Carbon Development Act 2021. He emphasised the importance of Local Government in helping to meet those targets and committed the Government to working with Local Authorities to bring about the changes necessary to deliver on their national and international commitments. 

 

The Members welcomed the Minister and thanked him for his presentation. Representatives of all the political groups on the Council were given the opportunity to comment on the Ministers address and set forth their own concerns on the challenges facing the City in reducing carbon emissions, the transition to more sustainable modes of transport and maintaining the economic and social viability of the city.   

2.

Lord Mayor's Business

Minutes:

In Memoriam:

The Lord Mayor extended her sympathies on behalf of the City Council to the family and friends of the following:

 

Paddy Burke, brother of our colleague Councillor Christy Burke who sadly died on 15th July.

 

Councillor Anthony Flynn who died tragically on 18th August 2021. Cllr Flynn was first elected to the City Council to represent the Central Area in May 2019. He was an active member of the Housing SPC, the Lord Mayor’s Taskforce on Homelessness and the Dublin City Joint Policing Committee. 

 

Pat Hume, wife of the late John Hume, who died on 2nd September 2021. Pat was a strong woman who in her own way played a prominent role in the peace process. She provided unwavering support to all those who worked for peace, particularly her husband John.

 

The Lord Mayor asked for a minutes silence as a sign of respect for those who had passed away.

 

The Lord Mayor invited representatives from all the political groups on the Council to speak on the passing of Cllr. Anthony Flynn. The Members expressed their sympathies to his family, friends and community who are suffering during this difficult time.

 

Congratulations:

The Lord Mayor congratulated all those from Dublin who participated in the Olympics and the Paralympics. In particular, Gold Medallists Kellie Harrington and Ellen Keane and Bronze Medallist Eimear Lambe.  They have been invited individually in their family bubbles to the Mansion House for formal recognition on behalf of the city.

 

The Lord Mayor congratulated the Dublin Ladies Senior Footballers who had a tremendous season but were narrowly beaten by a great Meath team in the All Ireland Final.

 

Update Cllr. Mannix Flynn Motion:

The Lord Mayor informed Members that she had met with the Artane School of Music and Cllr. Flynn separately. She intended to host a meeting between the Artane School of Music and Cllr. Flynn later this month. The conclusion and vote on Cllr Flynn’s motion will be taken at the October meeting where it will the first motion on the agenda.

 

High Level Street Issues Group:

The Lord Mayor informed Members that in response to a number of incidents of city centre street assaults and anti-social behaviour, she met with Assistant Garda Commissioner, Anne Marie Cagney, and the North Central and South Central Chief Superintendents and separately with the Commissioner, Drew Harris.  A request for greater Garda visibility on city centre streets was top of the agenda at both these meetings and a commitment to such visibility was forthcoming.

 

The Lord Mayor will chair the High Level Street Issues Group, previously chaired by Assistant Chief Executive Brendan Kenny. This group was formed as a response to the 2011 Better City for All publication, led by former Lord Mayor Gerry Breen. The Group will focus on actions to support street safety and an attractive public realm and to support those who find themselves homeless or engaging in substance misuse on the street. An Garda Siochána, DRHE, the HSE, Ana Liffey and the Director  ...  view the full minutes text for item 2.

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Topical Issue - Government Housing For All Plan Ad-Hoc Carried
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  • 3.

    Ceisteanna fé Bhuan Ordú Úimhir 18 pdf icon PDF 398 KB

    Additional documents:

    Minutes:

    It was moved by Lord Mayor Alison Gilliland and seconded by Deputy Lord Mayor Joe Costello that Dublin City Council approves the Dublin Chief Executive answering the questions lodged. The motion having been put and carried, written answers to the 104 questions lodged for the City Council meeting were issued. The Questions and Answers are set out in Appendix A to these minutes.

    4.

    Correspondence received from other Local Authorities; pdf icon PDF 112 KB

    ·         Kerry County Council; Sligo County Council; Donegal County Council; Wicklow County Council; Dún Laoghaire Rathdown County Council; Fermanagh & Omagh District Council; Clare County Council; Limerick County Council.

     

    Additional documents:

    Minutes:

    It was moved by Lord Mayor Alison Gilliland and seconded by Deputy Lord Mayor Joe Costello that that Dublin City Council notes the contents of all correspondence listed. The motion was put and carried.

    5.

    To confirm the minutes of the Special Meeting held on 22nd June 2021, the Monthly City Council meeting held on the 5th July 2021 and the Special City Council Meeting held on the 19th July 2021. pdf icon PDF 1 MB

    Additional documents:

    Minutes:

    The minutes of the Special Meeting held on 22nd June 2021, the Monthly City Council meeting held on the 5th July 2021 and the Special City Council 2021 having been printed, certified by the Meetings Administrator, circulated to the Members and taken as read, were signed by the Lord Mayor.

    6.

    To fill vacancies on the following committees and outside bodies:

    6(a)

    To appoint a Member to the Planning and Urban Form Strategic Policy Committee following the resignation of Cllr. Dermot Lacey.

    Minutes:

    It was proposed by Councillor Dermot Lacey and seconded by Deputy Lord Mayor Joe Costello that Lord Mayor Alison Gilliland be appointed to the Planning and Urban Form Strategic Policy Committee. The motion was put and carried.

    6(b)

    To appoint a Member to the Housing Strategic Policy Committee following the resignation of Lord Mayor Alison Gilliland.

    Minutes:

    It was proposed by Deputy Lord Mayor Joe Costello and seconded by Councillor Mary Freehill that Councillor Dermot Lacey be appointed to the Housing Strategic Policy Committee. The motion was put and carried.

    6(c)

    To appoint a Chairperson of the Housing SPC following the resignation of the Lord Mayor Alison Gilliland.

    Minutes:

    It was proposed by Deputy Lord Mayor Joe Costello and seconded by Councillor Mary Freehill that Councillor Dermot Lacey be appointed as Chairperson of the Housing Strategic Policy Committee. The motion was put and carried.

    7.

    Report No. 232/2021 of the Chief Executive (O. Keegan) - With reference to Temporary Overdraft Accommodation on Capital and Revenue Accounts for the period from 1st January to 31st December 2022. pdf icon PDF 125 KB

    Minutes:

    It was proposed by Lord Mayor Alison Gilliland and seconded by Deputy Lord Mayor Joe Costello that Dublin City Council notes the contents of Report No 232/2021 and hereby approves the borrowing requirement as set out therein, subject to the sanction of the Minister for Housing, Local Government and Hertiage. The motion was put and carried.

    8.

    Extinguishment of the Public Right of Way:

    8(a)

    Report No. 223/2021 of the A/Director of Services (K. Mitchell) - Proposed Extinguishment of Public Right of Way at the Laneway to rear and adjoining 242 Phibsborough Road, 243 Phibsborough Road, Broadstone Hall (244 Phibsborough Road and 4 Royal Canal Bank, Dublin 7). pdf icon PDF 1 MB

    Minutes:

    It was proposed by Lord Mayor Alison Gilliland and seconded by Deputy Lord Mayor

    Joe Costello that we, the Lord Mayor and Members of Dublin City Council, being the Roads Authority for the City of Dublin and being of the opinion that the Public Right of Way over the Laneway torear and adjoining 242 Phibsborough Road, 243 Phibsborough Road, Broadstone Hall and 4 Royal Canal Bank, Dublin 7 as shown on the attached Drawing RM 37614 is no longer required for public use, extinguish the public right of way in accordance with Section 73 of the Roads Act 1993. The motion was put and carried

    8(b)

    Report No. 231/2021 of the A/Director of Services (K. Mitchell) - With reference to the proposed Extinguishment of the Public Right of Way over the laneway at 4-26 Carndonagh Park & 73-93 Donaghmede Road, Donaghmede, Dublin 13. pdf icon PDF 1014 KB

    Minutes:

    It was proposed by Lord Mayor Alison Gilliland and seconded by Deputy Lord Mayor Joe Costello that we, the Lord Mayor and Members of Dublin City Council, being the Roads Authority for the City of Dublin and being of the opinion that the Public Right of Way over the Laneway at 4-26 Carndonagh Park & 73-91 Donaghmede Road, Dublin 13 as shown on the attached Drawing RM 37650 is no longer required for public use, extinguish the public right of way in accordance with Section 73 of the Roads Act 1993.  The motion was put and carried

    9.

    Disposal of Property and Fee Simple and Freehold Interest:

    9(a)

    Report No. 237/2021 of the Executive Manager (P. Clegg) - With reference to the proposed disposal of a plot to the rear of No. 24 Carleton Road, Marino, Dublin 3.

    Minutes:

    It was proposed by Lord Mayor Alison Gilliland and seconded by Deputy Lord Mayor Joe Costello that Dublin City Council notes the contents of Report No. 237/2021 and hereby approves the proposals set out therein. The motion was put and carried.

    9(b)

    Report No. 244/2021 of the A/Assistant Chief Executive (A. Flynn) - With reference to the proposed disposal of 2 apartments in New Priory, Hole in the Wall Road, Dublin 13.

    Minutes:

    It was proposed by Lord Mayor Alison Gilliland and seconded by Deputy Lord Mayor Joe Costello that Dublin City Council notes the contents of Report No. 244/2021 and hereby approves the proposals set out therein. The motion was put and carried.

    9(c)

    Report No. 226/2021 of the Executive Manager (F. D'Arcy) - With reference to the disposal of the Fee Simple Interest under the Landlord and Tenant (Ground Rents) (No. 2) Act, 1978 in 24 premises.

    Minutes:

    It was proposed by Lord Mayor Alison Gilliland and seconded by Deputy Lord Mayor Joe Costello that Dublin City Council notes the contents of Report No. 226/2021 and hereby approves the proposals set out therein.

     

    Councillor Sophie Nicoullaud asked for further information regarding the disposal of the fee simple interest to Midland Heating & Plumbing Limited at the premises located at 100 Kickham Road, Kilmainham, Dublin 8.

     

    It was agreed to defer the disposal of the fee simple interest at the premises located at 100 Kickham Road, Kilmainham, Dublin 8. The motion to dispose of the fee simple interest in the remaining 23 properties included in the report was put and carried.

    10.

    Granting of Licenses and Leases:

    10(a)

    Report No. 236/2021 of the Executive Manager (P. Clegg) - With reference to the proposed grant of a further licence of the Tea Room Pavilion at Herbert Park, Ballsbridge, Dublin 4 to Lolly and Cooks Limited. pdf icon PDF 246 KB

    Minutes:

    It was proposed by Lord Mayor Alison Gilliland and seconded by Deputy Lord Mayor Joe Costello that Dublin City Council notes the contents of Report No. 236/2021 and hereby approves the proposals set out therein. The motion was put and carried.

    10(b)

    Report No. 235/2021 of the Executive Manager (P. Clegg) - With reference to the proposed grant of a licence for the premises at The Red Stables, St Anne's Park to Olive's Room Limited. pdf icon PDF 269 KB

    Minutes:

    It was proposed by Lord Mayor Alison Gilliland and seconded by Deputy Lord Mayor Joe Costello that Dublin City Council notes the contents of Report No. 235/2021 and hereby approves the proposals set out therein. The motion was put and carried.

    10(c)

    Report No. 238/2021 of the Executive Manager (P. Clegg) - With reference to the proposed grant of a further licence of the premises known as the Junction, 112 Pearse Street, Dublin 2 to St Andrew's Resource Centre. pdf icon PDF 221 KB

    Minutes:

    It was proposed by Lord Mayor Alison Gilliland and seconded by Deputy Lord Mayor Joe Costello that Dublin City Council notes the contents of Report No. 238/2021 and hereby approves the proposals set out therein. The motion was put and carried.

    10(d)

    Report No. 239/2021 of the Executive Manager (P. Clegg) - With reference to the proposed grant of a further licence of part of a premises at Mountjoy Square Park, Dublin 1 to Community After Schools Project CLG. pdf icon PDF 646 KB

    Minutes:

    It was proposed by Lord Mayor Alison Gilliland and seconded by Deputy Lord Mayor Joe Costello that Dublin City Council notes the contents of Report No. 239/2021 and hereby approves the proposals set out therein. The motion was put and carried.

    10(e)

    Report No. 240/2021 of the Executive Manager (P. Clegg) - With reference to the proposed grant of a further licence of the premises known as the Basin Street Centre, No.2 Upper Basin Street, Dublin 8 to the Fountain Resource Group CLG. pdf icon PDF 241 KB

    Minutes:

    It was proposed by Lord Mayor Alison Gilliland and seconded by Deputy Lord Mayor Joe Costello that Dublin City Council notes the contents of Report No. 240/2021 and hereby approves the proposals set out therein. The motion was put and carried.

    10(f)

    Report No. 241/2021 of the Executive Manager (P. Clegg) - With reference to the proposed grant of a further licence of part of the premises known as the Bluebell Community & Youth Centre, Bluebell Road, Dublin 12. pdf icon PDF 879 KB

    Minutes:

    It was proposed by Lord Mayor Alison Gilliland and seconded by Deputy Lord Mayor Joe Costello that Dublin City Council notes the contents of Report No. 241/2021 and hereby approves the proposals set out therein. The motion was put and carried.

    10(g)

    Report No. 242/2021 of the Executive Manager (P. Clegg) - With reference to the proposed grant of a further licence of Unit 5, Killarney Court, Buckingham Street Upper, Dublin 1 to Hands on Peer Education CLG (H.O.P.E.). pdf icon PDF 324 KB

    Minutes:

    It was proposed by Lord Mayor Alison Gilliland and seconded by Deputy Lord Mayor Joe Costello that Dublin City Council notes the contents of Report No. 242/2021 and hereby approves the proposals set out therein. The motion was put and carried.

    10(h)

    Report No. 245/2021 of the Executive Manager (P. Clegg) - With reference to a proposed grant of a license of the All-weather Pitch at Brickfield Park, Drimnagh, Dublin 12 to St. John Bosco FC. pdf icon PDF 210 KB

    Minutes:

    It was proposed by Lord Mayor Alison Gilliland and seconded by Deputy Lord Mayor Joe Costello that Dublin City Council notes the contents of Report No. 245/2021 and hereby approves the proposals set out therein. The motion was put and carried.

    10(i)

    Report No. 246/2021 of the Executive Manager (P. Clegg) - With reference to the proposed grant of a further licence of Lourdes Parish Hall, Rutland Street, Dublin 1 to Francesca Arkins and Christy Fagan. pdf icon PDF 660 KB

    Minutes:

    It was proposed by Lord Mayor Alison Gilliland and seconded by Deputy Lord Mayor Joe Costello that Dublin City Council notes the contents of Report No. 246/2021 and hereby approves the proposals set out therein. The motion was put and carried.

    10(j)

    Report No. 243/2021 of the Executive Manager (P. Clegg) - With reference to a 3-year licence to the National Paediatric Hospital Development Board at Grand Canal Spur Linear Park, St James's Walk, Dublin 8. pdf icon PDF 363 KB

    Minutes:

    It was proposed by Lord Mayor Alison Gilliland and seconded by Deputy Lord Mayor Joe Costello that Dublin City Council notes the contents of Report No. 243/2021 and hereby approves the proposals set out therein. The motion was put and carried.

    10(k)

    Report No. 247/2021 of the Executive Manager (P. Clegg) - With reference to the grant of a lease of a plot at Golden Lane, Dublin 8 to Gas Networks Ireland. pdf icon PDF 215 KB

    Minutes:

    It was proposed by Lord Mayor Alison Gilliland and seconded by Deputy Lord Mayor Joe Costello that Dublin City Council notes the contents of Report No. 247/2021 and hereby approves the proposals set out therein. The motion was put and carried.

    10(l)

    Report No. 248/2021 of the Executive Manager (P. Clegg) - With reference to the proposed grant of lease of the premises known as 2 Sybil Hill Road (ground floor), Raheny, Dublin 5 to Northside Home Care Services CLG. pdf icon PDF 241 KB

    Minutes:

    It was proposed by Lord Mayor Alison Gilliland and seconded by Deputy Lord Mayor Joe Costello that Dublin City Council notes the contents of Report No. 248/2021 and hereby approves the proposals set out therein. The motion was put and carried.

    10(m)

    Report No. 249/2021 of the Executive Manager (P. Clegg) - With reference to the proposed grant of a lease of 19 Manor Street, Dublin 7. pdf icon PDF 205 KB

    Minutes:

    It was proposed by Lord Mayor Alison Gilliland and seconded by Deputy Lord Mayor Joe Costello that Dublin City Council notes the contents of Report No. 249/2021 and hereby approves the proposals set out therein. The motion was put and carried.

    11.

    Report No. 230/2021 of the Assistant Chief Executive (B. Kenny) - Social Housing Supply and Delivery Monthly Update Report. pdf icon PDF 862 KB

    Minutes:

    It was proposed by Lord Mayor Alison Gilliland and second by Deputy Lord Mayor Joe Costello that Dublin City Council notes the contents of Report No. 230/2021. The motion was put and carried.

    12.

    Report No. 233/2021 of the Assistant Chief Executive (R. Shakespeare) - Dublin City Play Strategy 2021- 2025. pdf icon PDF 5 MB

    Minutes:

    It was proposed by Lord Mayor Alison Gilliland and seconded by Deputy Lord Mayor Joe Costello that Dublin City Council notes the contents of Report No. 233/2021 and hereby approves the contents therein.

    13.

    Report No. 227/2021 of the Head of Finance (K. Quinn) - Monthly Local Fund Statement and Reports as submitted under the EU/IMF Framework. pdf icon PDF 667 KB

    Minutes:

    It was proposed by Lord Mayor Alison Gilliland and second by Deputy Lord Mayor Joe Costello that Dublin City Council notes the contents of Report No. 227/2021. The motion was put and carried.

    14.

    Report No. 229/2021 of the Assistant Chief Executive & City Engineer (J. Flanagan) - Covid Mobility Measures and Major Walking and Cycling Projects. pdf icon PDF 3 MB

    Minutes:

    It was proposed by Lord Mayor Alison Gilliland and second by Deputy Lord Mayor Joe Costello that Dublin City Council notes the contents of Report No. 227/2021. The motion was put and carried.

     

    Due to time constraints the Members were unable to discuss matters of interest relating to the report. However, the Chief Executive informed Members that they could forward any queries they had to him and he would arrange for a response from the Manager.

    15.

    Report No. 250/2021 of the Chief Executive (O. Keegan) - Monthly Management Report. pdf icon PDF 1 MB

    Minutes:

    It was proposed by Lord Mayor Alison Gilliland and second by Deputy Lord Mayor Joe Costello that Dublin City Council notes the contents of Report No. 250/2021. The motion was put and carried.

    16.

    Report No. 251/2021 of the Corporate Policy Group - Breviate of the meeting held on 18th June 2021, Lord Mayor Hazel Chu, Chairperson. pdf icon PDF 203 KB

    Minutes:

    It was proposed by Lord Mayor Alison Gilliland and second by Deputy Lord Mayor Joe Costello that Dublin City Council notes the contents of Report No. 251/2021. The motion was put and carried.

    17.

    Report No. 224/2021 of the Housing Strategic Policy Committee - Breviate of the meeting held on 14th July 2021, Lord Mayor Alison Gilliland, Chairperson. pdf icon PDF 257 KB

    Minutes:

    It was proposed by Lord Mayor Alison Gilliland and second by Deputy Lord Mayor Joe Costello that Dublin City Council notes the contents of Report No. 224/2021. The motion was put and carried.

    18.

    Report No. 228/2021 of the Planning and Urban Form Strategic Policy Committee - Breviate of the meeting held on the 27th April 2021, Councillor Ray McAdam, Chairperson. pdf icon PDF 251 KB

    Minutes:

    It was proposed by Lord Mayor Alison Gilliland and second by Deputy Lord Mayor Joe Costello that Dublin City Council notes the contents of Report No. 228/2021. The motion was put and carried.

    19.

    Report No. 222/2021 of the Area Committees - Breviates of Area Committee meetings held in the month of July 2021. pdf icon PDF 263 KB

    Minutes:

    It was proposed by Lord Mayor Alison Gilliland and second by Deputy Lord Mayor Joe Costello that Dublin City Council notes the contents of Report No. 222/2021. The motion was put and carried.

    20.

    Report No. 221/2021 of the Dublin City Joint Policing Committees - Breviates of JPC meetings held in the month of July 2021. pdf icon PDF 261 KB

    Minutes:

    It was proposed by Lord Mayor Alison Gilliland and second by Deputy Lord Mayor Joe Costello that Dublin City Council notes the contents of Report No. 221/2021. The motion was put and carried.

    21.

    Report No. 225/2021 of the Protocol Committee - Breviate of the meeting held on 29th July 2021, Councillor Anne Feeney, Chairperson. pdf icon PDF 321 KB

    Minutes:

    It was proposed by Lord Mayor Alison Gilliland and second by Deputy Lord Mayor Joe Costello that Dublin City Council notes the contents of Report No. 225/2021. The motion was put and carried.

    22.

    Topical Issues pdf icon PDF 208 KB

    Minutes:

    The following Topical Issue was proposed: “Government's Housing for All Plan”

     

    In accordance with Standing Orders the topical issue was put to a vote and achieved the requisite two thirds support to be debated. Full details of the vote can be found in Appendix B to these minutes.

     

    Representatives from all the political groups were invited to make a contribution on the issue.

     

    23.

    Motions on Notice pdf icon PDF 347 KB

    Minutes:

    All motions on notice were deferred to the next meeting of the City Council to be held on 4th October 2021.

    24.

    Emergency Motion(s)

    Minutes:

    No Emergency Motions were accepted for debate.