{meta} Agenda for Monthly Council Meeting on Monday 1st July, 2019, 6.15 pm

Agenda and minutes

Venue: Council Chamber, City Hall, Dame Street, Dublin 2.. View directions

Items
No. Item

1.

Lord Mayor's Business

Minutes:

The Lord Mayor opened the meeting by requesting approval for Councillor attendance at the following conferences which had been recommend by the Protocol Committee at its meeting on 27th June 2019:

 

·       39th Annual MacGill Summer School (21st  July – 26th  July 2019) 

 

·       Parnell Summer School (11th – 15th August 2019) 

 

Councillors who wish to attend should contact the Chief Executive’s Office for further details.

 

The Lord Mayor requested the following be remembered with a moment of silent prayer / refection:

 

·       Fianna Fáil Councillor Manus Kelly of Donegal County Council who died 23rd June 2019

·       Mr. Gerard Dunne, the husband of former Councillor Gaye Fagan who recently passed away.

 

The Lord Mayor extended congratulations to the following for their success in the sporting arena:

 

·       The Dublin Men’s Leinster Senior Champions

·       The Dublin Ladies Leinster Senior Champions

·       The Irish medallist at the European Games in Minsk

 

The Lord Mayor announced the resignation of Councillor Ciaran Cuffe from the City Council. He thanked Councillor Cuffe for his contributions during his time on the Council and wished him success in his future role.

 

The Dublin Agreement:

 

It was agreed to suspend standing orders to discuss the “Dublin Agreement”. The Lord Mayor invited a representative from each of the political groups to make a statement on the document and then opened to the discussion to the floor. Members were generally supportive of the goals outlined in the “Dublin Agreement”. Many regarded the document as positive and aspirational although some members were critical of the lack of detail in relation to funding which would have serious implications on the Council’s ability to implement many of the proposals.  

2.

Ceisteanna fé Bhuan Ordú Úimhir 16 pdf icon PDF 626 KB

Additional documents:

Minutes:

It was moved by Councillor Christy Burke and seconded by Councillor Vincent Jackson, “That Dublin City Council approves the Dublin Chief Executive answering the questions lodged”. The motion having been put and carried, written answers to the 84 questions lodged for the City Council meeting were issued. The Questions and Answers are set out in Appendix A attached.

 

3.

Correspondence

3(a)

Letter dated 20th June 2019 from Clare County Council in relation to the adoption of a resolution opposing the roll out 5G and calling on the Minister for Communication, Climate Change and Environment to establish a working group to establish the facts about the radiation impact of 5G on the environment and human health. pdf icon PDF 98 KB

Minutes:

It was moved by Councillor Declan Flanagan and seconded by Councillor Vincent Jackson “That Dublin City Council notes the contents of this letter”. The motion was put and carried

4.

To confirm the minutes of the City Council Meeting held on 17th June 2019 pdf icon PDF 1 MB

Minutes:

The minutes the Monthly Meeting of the City Council held on the 17th June 2019, having been printed, certified by the Meetings Administrator, circulated to the Members and taken as read, were signed by the Lord Mayor.

 

5.

To fill vacancies on the following committees and outside bodies:

5(a)

1 vacancy on the Protocol Committee following the resignation of Councillor Nial Ring.

Minutes:

It was proposed by Councillor Cieran Perry and seconded by Councillor Vincent Jackson “That Councillor Anthony Flynn be appointed as a member of the Protocol Committee of Dublin City Council”. The motion was put and carried.

5(b)

Appointments to Outside Bodies: pdf icon PDF 356 KB

Association of Irish Local Government

3

City of Dublin Education and Training Board

12

Commissioners of Irish Lights

3

Dublin City BID Company trading as Dublin Town

2

Dublin City Council Audit Committee

3

Dublin City Council Cultural Company

2

Dublin City Gallery, The Hugh Lane (Board of)

4

Dublin City Leisure Services Company Ltd

3

Dublin Mid-Leinster Regional Health Forum

6

Dublin North East Regional Health Forum

8

Eastern & Midland Regional Assembly

7

Grangegorman Development Consultative Group

2

Haverty Trust

1

Irish Public Bodies Insurance

1

Little Museum of Dublin Limited (Board of)

Ex-officio & 2

Local Authorities Members Association

1

Local Community Development Committee

3

Local Travellers Accommodation Consultative Committee

5

National Maternity Hospital, Holles Street (Board of)

2

Ringsend Toll Bridge Designated Activity Company

2

Rotunda Hospital (Board of)

Ex-officio & 1

Royal Hospital, Donnybrook (Board of)

2

Royal Irish Academy of Music (Board of)

Ex-officio & 2

Royal Victoria Eye and Ear Hospital (Board of)

Ex-officio & 1

 

Minutes:

It was proposed by Councillor Dermot Lacey and seconded by Councillor Deirdre Heney “That Dublin City Council adds two Members to the Local Travellers Accommodation Consultative Committee and appoints Members to the outside bodies and committees as outlined in the submitted list”. The motion was put and carried. For full details of the Members appointed to each outside body and committee, please see Appendix B to these minutes. It was also agreed that the appointments to the Grangegorman Consultative Group be referred to the Central Area Committee for their consideration and that the nomination to the Dublin City Cultural Company be considered following the establishment of the Arts, Culture, Leisure and Recreation SPC.  

6.

Report No. 195/2019 of the Assistant Chief Executive (B. Kenny) - Nomination of Dublin City Councillors to the Dublin City Local Community Development Committee. pdf icon PDF 47 KB

Minutes:

It was proposed by Councillor Dermot Lacey and seconded by Councillor Deirdre Heney “That Dublin City Council notes the contents of Report No. 195/2019 and hereby approves the nomination of three Members of the Local Authority to the Local Community Development Committee as outlined in the report”. The motion was put and carried. It was further agreed that the issue of composition of the LCDC would be referred to the Protocol Committee for further consideration.

7.

Report No. 221/2019 of the Chief Executive (O. Keegan) - Proposed Strategic Policy Committee Scheme 2019-2024 pdf icon PDF 124 KB

Minutes:

It was proposed by Councillor Deirdre Heney and seconded by Councillor Ray McAdam “That Dublin City Council notes the contents of Report No. 221/2019 and hereby approves the contents therein”. The motion was put and carried.

 

The following Members were proposed by Councillor Deirdre Heney and seconded by Councillor Ray McAdam and approved by the City Council to be the Chairs of the Strategic Policy Committees:

 

            Seamas McGrattan     -            Finance

            Christy Burke               -            Traffic and Transport

            Gary Gannon               -            Arts, Culture, Leisure and Recreation

            Alison Gilliland             -            Housing

            Michael Pidgeon          -            Climate Change, Environment and Energy

            Claire O’Connor          -            Economic Development & Enterprise

            Ray McAdam               -            Planning & Urban Form

8.

Report No. 210/2019 of the Head of Finance (K. Quinn) - Monthly Local Fund Statement. pdf icon PDF 165 KB

Minutes:

It was proposed by Councillor Declan Flanagan and seconded by Councillor Mannix Flynn “That Dublin City Council notes the contents of Report No. 210/2019”. The motion was put and carried.

9.

Report No. 212/2019 of the Chief Executive (O. Keegan) - Monthly Management Report pdf icon PDF 686 KB

Minutes:

It was proposed by Councillor Mannix Flynn and seconded by Councillor Ray McAdam “That Dublin City Council notes the contents of Report No 212/2019.” The motion was put and carried.

10.

Report No. 200/2019 of the Chief Executive (O. Keegan) - Briefing Note on the proposal to increase the annual throughput at the Dublin Waste to Energy (DWtE) pdf icon PDF 356 KB

Minutes:

It was proposed by Councillor Daithi Doolan and seconded by Councillor Declan Flanagan “That Dublin City Council notes the contents of Report No. 200/2019.” The motion was put and carried.

11.

Report No. 199/2019 of the Assistant Chief Executive (B. Kenny) - Draft Scheme of Priority for Affordable Dwelling Purchase Arrangements. pdf icon PDF 204 KB

Minutes:

The following amendment in the names of Councillors Tina MacVeigh, Neasa Hourigan, Deirdre Heney, Seámas McGrattan, Garry Gannon, Ray McAdam, Ciaran Perry and Dermot Lacey was agreed:

 

“The inclusion of a new section 6.6 in the report that reads: Qualifying Individuals or households will have demonstrated residence within the allocation zone or demonstrated the following qualifying criteria:

·       A local connection such as a family association

·       A previous work, community contribution or residence in the area or

·       The intention to move to the area for work because an offer of employment has been accepted.”

 

It was proposed by Councillor Tina MacVeigh and seconded by Councillor Deirdre Heney “That Dublin City Council notes the contents of Report No. 199/2019 as amended and hereby approves the contents therein”. The motion was put and carried.

12.

Report No. 197/2019 of the Assistant Chief Executive (B. Kenny) - Social Housing Supply and Delivery Monthly Update Report pdf icon PDF 615 KB

Minutes:

It was proposed by Councillor Ray McAdam and seconded by Councillor Janice Boylan “That Dublin City Council notes the contents of Report No. 197/2019.” The motion was put and carried.

 

13.

Proposed additions to the Record of Protected Structures:

13(a)

Report No. 204/2019 of the Assistant Chief Executive (R. Shakespeare) - Addition of the Garden of Remembrance, Parnell Square, Dublin 1 to the Record of Protected Structures in accordance with Section 54 and 55 of the Planning and Development Act, 2000. pdf icon PDF 2 MB

Minutes:

It was moved by Councillor Vincent Jackson and seconded by Councillor Ray McAdam “That Dublin City Council notes the contents of Report No 204/2019 and approves the addition of the Garden of Remembrance, Parnell Square, Dublin 1 to the Record of Protected Structures in accordance with Section 54 and 55 of the Planning and Development Act, 2000”. The motion was put and carried.

13(b)

Report No. 205/2019 of the Assistant Chief Executive (R. Shakespeare) - Addition of 60-61 Manor Street, Dublin 7 to the Record of Protected Structures in accordance with Section 54 and 55 of the Planning and Development Act, 2000. pdf icon PDF 302 KB

Minutes:

It was moved by Councillor Vincent Jackson and seconded by Councillor Ray McAdam “That Dublin City Council notes the contents of Report No 205/2019 and approves the addition of 60-61 Manor Street, Dublin 7 to the Record of Protected Structures in accordance with Section 54 and 55 of the Planning and Development Act, 2000”. The motion was put and carried.

 

13(c)

Report No. 206/2019 of the Assistant Chief Executive (R. Shakespeare) - Addition of 4A & 4B Henrietta Lane, Dublin 1 to the Record of Protected Structures and Amendment of entry for 4 Henrietta Street, Dublin 1 in accordance with Section 54 and 55 of the Planning and Development Act, 2000. pdf icon PDF 2 MB

Minutes:

It was moved by Councillor Vincent Jackson and seconded by Councillor Ray McAdam “That Dublin City Council notes the contents of Report No 206/2019 and approves the recommendation not to add 4A & 4B Henrietta Lane, Dublin 1 to the Record of Protected Structures. The motion was put and carried. It was also agreed that a new process to consider the addition of 4A & 4B Henrietta Lane, Dublin 1 to the Record of Protected Structures would be initiated.

 

13(d)

Report No. 207/2019 of the Assistant Chief Executive (R. Shakespeare) - Deletion of 27a Oakley Road, Ranelagh, Dublin 6 from the Record of Protected Structures in accordance with Section 54 and 55 of the Planning and Development Act, 2000. pdf icon PDF 683 KB

Minutes:

It was moved by Councillor Vincent Jackson and seconded by Councillor Ray McAdam “That Dublin City Council notes the contents of Report No 207/2019 and approves the deletion of 27a Oakley Road, Ranelagh, Dublin 6 from the Record of Protected Structures in accordance with Section 54 and 55 of the Planning and Development Act, 2000”. The motion was put and carried.

 

 

14.

Proposed disposals of property:

14(a)

Report No. 211/2019 of the Executive Manager (R. Kenny) - With reference to the disposal of the Fee Simple Interest under the Landlord and Tenant (Ground Rents) (No. 2) Act, 1978 in 7 premises. pdf icon PDF 117 KB

Minutes:

It was proposed by Councillor Declan Flanagan and seconded by Councillor Vincent Jackson, “That Dublin City Council notes the contents of Report No 211/2019 and assents to the proposal outlined therein” The motion was put and carried.

 

14(b)

Report No. 214/2019 of the Executive Manager (P. Clegg) - with reference to the proposed disposal of land to the front of 67 Balkill Park, Howth,County Dublin pdf icon PDF 649 KB

Minutes:

It was agreed to defer this item to the September City Council meeting to allow for further information to be provided to Members at the request of Councillor Damian O’Farrell.

14(c)

Report No. 215/2019 of the Executive Manager (P. Clegg) - with reference to the proposed grant of a further licence to the premises at The Tram Café, Wolfe Tone Park, Jervis Street, Dublin 1 pdf icon PDF 587 KB

Minutes:

The debate on this item was not concluded before then end of the meeting and therefore it will be relisted for the September City Council meeting.

14(d)

Report No. 216/2019 of the Executive Manager (P. Clegg) - with reference to the granting of a licence to the Department of Education and Skills for the development of two temporary schools at Belmayne, Dublin 13. pdf icon PDF 384 KB

Minutes:

It was proposed by Councillor Declan Flanagan and seconded by Councillor Vincent Jackson, “That Dublin City Council notes the contents of Report No 216/2019 and assents to the proposal outlined therein” The motion was put and carried.

 

14(e)

Report No. 217/2019 of the Executive Manager (P. Clegg) - with reference to a proposed disposal of a site for an ESB substation adjacent to 81a Griffith Road, Dublin 3. pdf icon PDF 281 KB

Minutes:

It was proposed by Councillor Declan Flanagan and seconded by Councillor Vincent Jackson, “That Dublin City Council notes the contents of Report No 217/2019 and assents to the proposal outlined therein” The motion was put and carried.

 

14(f)

Report No. 218/2019 of the Executive Manager (P. Clegg) - with reference to the proposed disposal of a plot of land to the rear of 12 Brian Boru Street, Clontarf, Dublin 3. pdf icon PDF 701 KB

Minutes:

It was proposed by Councillor Declan Flanagan and seconded by Councillor Vincent Jackson, “That Dublin City Council notes the contents of Report No 218/2019 and assents to the proposal outlined therein” The motion was put and carried.

 

14(g)

Report No. 219/2019 of the Executive Manager (P. Clegg) - with reference to the proposed grant of a 10 year licence for St. Anne’s Park All Weather Pitch, Raheny, Dublin 5 pdf icon PDF 2 MB

Minutes:

It was proposed by Councillor Declan Flanagan and seconded by Councillor Vincent Jackson, “That Dublin City Council notes the contents of Report No 219/2019 and assents to the proposal outlined therein” The motion was put and carried.

 

15.

Report No. 220/2019 of the Central Area Committee - Breviate of the meeting held on 14th May 2019 - Councillor Gaye Fagan, Chairperson. pdf icon PDF 19 KB

Minutes:

This item was not reached and will be relisted for the September City Council meeting.

16.

Report No. 208/2019 of the South Central Area Committee - Breviate of the meeting held on 19th June 2019 - Councillor Vincent Jackson , Chairperson. pdf icon PDF 114 KB

Minutes:

This item was not reached and will be relisted for the September City Council meeting.

 

17.

Report No. 209/2019 of the North Central Area Committee - Breviate of the meeting held on 17th June 2019 - Councillor Deirdre Heney , Chairperson. pdf icon PDF 88 KB

Minutes:

This item was not reached and will be relisted for the September City Council meeting.

 

18.

Report No. 213/2019 of the North West Area Committee - Breviate of the meeting held on 18th June 2019 - Councillor Anthony Connaghan , Chairperson. pdf icon PDF 151 KB

Minutes:

This item was not reached and will be relisted for the September City Council meeting.

 

19.

Topical Issue - As decided by Council on the night

Minutes:

No topical issue was proposed.

20.

Emergency Motions

Minutes:

It was agreed to suspend standing orders to agree the following Emergency Motions without debate:

 

Emergency Motion No. 1:

 

“Dublin City Council expresses deep concern at the recent overflow at the Ringsend water treatment plant which resulted in the closure Dublin beaches. We call on the Government to immediately release funding to carry out necessary work to ensure there is not a repeat of this spillage again.”

Submitted by Cllr. Daithí Doolan and Cllr Janice Boylan. The motion was put and carried. 

 

Emergency Motion No. 2:

 

“This City Council calls on the CEO and the Planning Department to immediately order a halt to proposed works on the roadways and pavements, including original pre-1916 paving setts, at the Moore Street 1916 Battlefield site by Roadstone, under contract from the Council, until a proper archaeological and historical survey has been done.”

Submitted by Cllr. Michael MacDonncha, Cllr. Cieran Perry, Cllr. Donna Cooney, Cllr. Larry O’ Toole. The motion was put and carried. 

 

Emergency Motion No. 3:

 

“That Dublin City Council is very concerned with the frequent contamination of Dublin bay with untreated sewage after heavy rain and sewage plant faults from the Ringsend sewage treatment plant and the resulting bathing restrictions, that the council request an urgent meeting with Irish water to discuss actions to address this situation and for immediate remedial measures to be put in place”.

Submitted by Cllr. Donna Cooney and Cllr. Claire Byrne. The motion was put and carried. 

 

21.

Motions on Notice pdf icon PDF 75 KB

Minutes:

Motions 1, 7 and 8 on notice from Cllrs, Tina MacVeigh, Tom Brabazon and Daithi Doolan were taken together as they were concerned with the same issue of the re-municipalisation of waste management in the City. The Councillors agreed to propose the following composite motion:

 

“This Council agrees that waste management in Dublin City should be re-municipalised and that a working group comprising political Group Representatives and management meet in September and October to consider how this be advanced. This Working Group to report to the November City Council meeting.” The Motion was put and carried.