{meta} Agenda for Monthly Council Meeting on Monday 2nd December, 2019, 6.15 pm

Agenda and minutes

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Items
No. Item

1.

Lord Mayor's Business

Minutes:

The Lord Mayor thanked the Events Section for the work put into the Winter Lights programme across the city.  There are 14 installations over 32 nights with projections onto buildings and lighting displays at O’Connell Street, Millennium Bridge, Parliament Street and Samuel Beckett Bridge.  There are new projections at Smithfield Square and Christ Church Cathedral.  The programme will run from 1st December to 1st January. 

 

He reminded members of the deadline for Questions & Motions for the January 2020 meeting is Friday 13th December at 5pm.

 

He wished all the elected members, staff of Dublin City Council and their families a very happy and peaceful Christmas.

 

 

 

2.

Ceisteanna fé Bhuan Ordú Úimhir 16 pdf icon PDF 540 KB

Additional documents:

Minutes:

It was moved by Councillor Christy Burke and seconded by Councillor Ray McAdam, “That Dublin City Council approves the Dublin Chief Executive answering the questions lodged”. The motion having been put and carried, written answers to the 141 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 25th October 2019 from Carlow County Council conveying the terms of a resolution passed at their recent meeting calling on the Minister for Health to immediately reinstate the Rehabilitative Training Bonus for people with disabilities. pdf icon PDF 142 KB

Minutes:

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

 

3(b)

Letter dated 12th November 2019 from Clare County Council conveying the terms of a resolution passed at their recent meeting calling on the Minister for Health and the HSE to support the introduction of a National Screening Protocol of all neonates (newborn infants) to effectively screen for immune compromise, in advance of Live Virus Vaccines under the State Vaccination Programme. pdf icon PDF 52 KB

Minutes:

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

 

3(c)

Letter dated 21st October 2019 from Dún Laoghaire-Rathdown County Council conveying the terms of a resolution at their recent meeting expressing the Council's complete dissatisfaction with the requirement for all Council's to decide on the variation of the Local Property Tax basic rate in the absence of comprehensive budgetary information. pdf icon PDF 103 KB

Minutes:

It was moved by Councillor Terence Flanagan and seconded by Councillor Declan Flanagan “That Dublin City Council notes the contents of this letter”. The motion was put and carried. Councillor Dermot Lacey requested that this correspondence be referred to the Finance SPC.

 

4.

To confirm the minutes of the City Council Meeting held on the 4th November 2019. pdf icon PDF 2 MB

Minutes:

The minutes of the Monthly Meeting of the City Council held on the 4th  November 2019, having been printed, certified by the Meetings Administrator, circulated to the Members and taken as read, were signed by the Lord Mayor

 

5.

One vacancy to be filled on the Economic Development and Enterprise SPC following the resignation of Councillor Sophie Nicoullaud.

Minutes:

This item was deferred to the January Council meeting.

6.

Report No. 355/2019 of the Head of Finance (K. Quinn) - Monthly Local Fund Statement. pdf icon PDF 382 KB

Minutes:

It was proposed by Councillor Seamás McGrattan and seconded by Councillor  Christy Burke “That Dublin City Council notes the contents of Report No. 355/2019.” The motion was put and carried.

 

7.

Report No. 321/2019 of the Chief Executive (O. Keegan) - Capital Programme 2020 - 2022. pdf icon PDF 6 MB

Minutes:

It was proposed by Councillor Críona Dhálaigh and seconded by Councillor Anthony Connaghan “That Dublin City Council notes the contents of Report No. 321/2019, Capital Projects for 2020 – 2022” The motion was put and carried.

 

8.

Report No. 370/2019 of the Executive Manager (E. Quinlivan) - Dublin City Council Corporate Plan 2020 - 2024. pdf icon PDF 2 MB

Minutes:

This item was deferred until the January Council meeting.

9.

Report No. 343/2019 of the Audit Committee - Audit Committee Charter and 2020 Work Programme. pdf icon PDF 1 MB

Minutes:

It was proposed by Councillor Naoise Ó Muirí and seconded by Councillor Paddy McCartan “That Dublin City Council notes the contents and of Report 343/2019 and hereby approves the Audit Committee Charter and 2020 Work Programme” The  motion was put and carried.

 

10.

Report No. 344/2019 of the Audit Committee - With reference to the consideration by the Audit Committee of the Audited Annual Financial Statement (AFS) for 2018 and the Local Government Auditor’s report on the Accounts of Dublin City Council for 2018. pdf icon PDF 4 MB

Minutes:

It was proposed by Councillor Naoise Ó Muirí and seconded by Councillor Paddy McCartan “That Dublin City Council notes the contents of Report 344/2019.” The  motion was put and carried.

 

11.

Reports of the Chief Executive, in compliance with Section 138 of the Local Government Act 2001 informing the Council of works which are about to commence and in compliance with the Planning and Development Regulations 2001, Part 8:

11(a)

Report No. 351/2019: Provision of a water based recreational facility at George’s Dock and at Custom House Quay, Dublin 1. pdf icon PDF 3 MB

Additional documents:

Minutes:

It was proposed by Councillor Declan Flanagan and seconded by Councillor Seamás McGrattan “That Dublin City Council notes Report No 351/2019 and hereby approves the contents therein”. The motion was put to a vote and carried.  Results of this vote are contained in Appendix B.

11(b)

Report No. 367/2017: Proposed construction of a new tennis and bowling pavilion, a new bowling green, Padel/Children’s Tennis Courts and upgrades of the site and car park, St. Anne's Park, Raheny, Dublin 5. pdf icon PDF 3 MB

Minutes:

It was proposed by Councillor Michael MacDonncha and seconded by Councillor Vincent Jackson “That Dublin City Council notes Report No 367/2019 and hereby approves the contents therein”. The motion was put and carried.

 

 

12.

Report No. 315/2019 of the Assistant Chief Executive (R. Shakespeare) - Draft Section 48 Development Contribution Scheme 2020-2023. pdf icon PDF 818 KB

Minutes:

It was proposed by Councillor Vincent Jackson and seconded by Councillor Declan Flanagan “That Dublin City Council notes the contents of Report No 315/2019 and hereby approves the contents therein.” The motion was put and carried.

 

13.

Report No. 340/2019 of the Chief Executive (O. Keegan) - Dublin City Council Strategic Policy Committees 2019 – 2024 Sectoral and Public Participation Network Membership. pdf icon PDF 521 KB

Minutes:

Cllr. Freehill, Cllr, Costello, Cllr Donoghue and Cllr. Lacey proposed the following amendment to Appendix B that “Senior Citizens’ Affairs be included in the remit of the Housing SPC” It was proposed by Councillor Larry O’Toole and seconded by Councillor Janice Boylan “That Dublin City Council notes the contents of Report No 340/2019 and hereby approves the contents as amended.” The motion was put and carried.

 

14.

Proposed disposals of property:

14(a)

Report No. 356/2019 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 10 premises. pdf icon PDF 125 KB

Minutes:

It was proposed by Councillor Dermot Lacey and seconded by Councillor Vincent Jackson that Dublin City Council notes the contents of Report No 356/2019 and assents to the proposal outlined therein”. The motion was put and carried.

 

14(b)

Report No. 359/2019 of the A/Assistant Chief Executive (P. Clegg) - With reference to the proposed disposal of a plot of land to the rear of 65 St. Mary's Road North, East Wall, Dublin 3. pdf icon PDF 844 KB

Minutes:

It was proposed by Councillor Dermot Lacey and seconded by Councillor Vincent Jackson that Dublin City Council notes the contents of Report No 359/2019 and assents to the proposal outlined therein”. The motion was put and carried.

 

14(c)

Report No. 360/2019 of the Executive Manager (P. Clegg) - With reference to the proposed disposal of a plot of land to the rear of 4 St. Aidan's Park Avenue, Dublin 3. pdf icon PDF 808 KB

Minutes:

It was proposed by Councillor Dermot Lacey and seconded by Councillor Vincent Jackson that Dublin City Council notes the contents of Report No 360/2019 and assents to the proposal outlined therein”. The motion was put and carried.

 

14(d)

Report No. 361/2019 of the A/Assistant Chief Executive (P. Clegg) - With reference to the proposed transfer of the residue of a leasehold interest in a plot to the rear of 34 Sandford Road, Ranelagh, Dublin 6. pdf icon PDF 760 KB

Minutes:

It was proposed by Councillor Dermot Lacey and seconded by Councillor Vincent Jackson that Dublin City Council notes the contents of Report No 361/2019 and assents to the proposal outlined therein”. The motion was put and carried.

 

14(e)

Report No. 362/2019 A/Assistant Chief Executive (P. Clegg) - With reference to the proposed grant of leases in respect of a plot of land between 63 and 69 Sundrive Road, Crumlin, Dublin 12. pdf icon PDF 1 MB

Minutes:

It was proposed by Councillor Dermot Lacey and seconded by Councillor Vincent Jackson that Dublin City Council notes the contents of Report No 362/2019 and assents to the proposal outlined therein”. The motion was put and carried.

 

14(f)

Report No. 363/2019 of the Executive Manager (P. Clegg) - With further reference to the proposed development of a site at Finglas Road/Tolka Valley Road, Dublin 11. pdf icon PDF 2 MB

Minutes:

It was proposed by Councillor Dermot Lacey and seconded by Councillor Vincent Jackson that Dublin City Council notes the contents of Report No 363/2019 and assents to the proposal outlined therein”. The motion was put and carried.

 

15.

Report No. 371/2019 of the Assistant Chief Executive (B. Kenny) - Further Report on the Re-development of Lands at O' Devaney Gardens, Dublin 7. pdf icon PDF 362 KB

Minutes:

It was moved by Councillor Terence Flanagan and seconded by Councillor Naoise Ó Muirí “That Dublin City Council notes the contents of Report No. 371/2019” The motion was put and carried.

16.

Report No. 372/2019 - Motion to rescind Report No. 332/2019 voted upon and passed at 4th November 2019 monthly meeting of Dublin City Council: pdf icon PDF 192 KB

“That the members of this council agree to rescind Report No. 332/2019 Housing Land Initiative (O' Devaney Gardens development) due to inter alia:

 

·         the late delivery of the report for members consideration,

·         the misinformation circulated about the report which preceded the vote,

·         the unanswered questions posed during the meeting regarding whether or not said report had materially changed,

·         the chaotic scenes in which the vote was conducted and the subsequent doubts raised about the legality of not only the vote itself, but also the so called "deal" with the developer

·         and the intervention in the process by the Minister for Housing, Planning and Local Government.”

 

 

Signed: Cllr. John Lyons, Cllr. Pat Dunne, Cllr. Daithí Doolan, Cllr. Hazel De Nortúin, Cllr. Micheál MacDonncha, Cllr. Damien O’ Farrell, Cllr. Tina MacVeigh, Cllr. Christy Burke, Cllr. Mannix Flynn, Cllr. Séamus McGrattan, Cllr. Críona Dhálaigh, Cllr. Ciaran Perry, Cllr. Janice Boylan, Cllr. Noeleen Reilly, Cllr. Nial Ring, Cllr. Vincent Jackson.

 

Additional documents:

Minutes:

“That the members of this council agree to rescind Report No. 332/2019 Housing Land Initiative (O' Devaney Gardens development) due to inter alia:

  • the late delivery of the report for members consideration,
  • the misinformation circulated about the report which preceded the vote,
  • the unanswered questions posed during the meeting regarding whether or not said report had materially changed,
  • the chaotic scenes in which the vote was conducted and the subsequent doubts raised about the legality of not only the vote itself, but also the so called "deal" with the developer
  • and the intervention in the process by the Minister for Housing, Planning and Local Government.”

 

Signed: Cllr. John Lyons, Cllr. Pat Dunne, Cllr. Daithí Doolan, Cllr. Hazel De Nortúin, Cllr. Micheál MacDonncha, Cllr. Damien O’ Farrell, Cllr. Tina MacVeigh, Cllr. Christy Burke, Cllr. Mannix Flynn, Cllr. Séamus McGrattan, Cllr. Críona Ní Dhálaigh, Cllr. Ciaran Perry, Cllr. Janice Boylan, Cllr. Noeleen Reilly, Cllr. Nial Ring, Cllr. Vincent Jackson.

 

The motion was put to a vote and defeated.  Details of the vote are set out in Appendix C attached. 

 

17.

Report No. 350/2019 of the Assistant Chief Executive (B. Kenny) - Special Inter Local Authority Committee on Fire/Ambulance Services and Emergency Management. pdf icon PDF 151 KB

Minutes:

It was proposed by Councillor Alison Gilliland and seconded by the Lord Mayor, Councillor Paul McAuliffe that this item be deferred to the January Council meeting

18.

Report No. 364/2019 of the Director of Services (C. O'Reilly & M. Taylor) - With Reference to Halloween Activities in the Areas. pdf icon PDF 2 MB

Minutes:

It was proposed by Councillor Noeleen Reilly and seconded by Councillor Tina MacVeigh “That Dublin City Council notes the contents of Report No. 364/2019.” The motion was put and carried.  It was agreed that this report would be included on all area committee agendae.

 

19.

Report No. 348/2019 of the A/Assistant Chief Executive & City Engineer (J. Flanagan) - Environmental Protection Agency Enforcement Assessment. pdf icon PDF 140 KB

Minutes:

It was proposed by Councillor Noeleen Reilly and seconded by Councillor Tina MacVeigh “That Dublin City Council notes the contents of Report No. 348/2019.” The motion was put and carried.

 

20.

Report No 357/2019 of the Senior Executive Officer (D. Ni Raghallaigh) - With reference to the Cross Party Working Group Report on the Re-municipalisation of Waste Management Service in Dublin City Council pdf icon PDF 428 KB

Minutes:

It was proposed by Councillor Daithí Doolan and seconded by Councillor Tina MacVeigh that Dublin City Council notes the contents of Report No. 357/2019.  It was proposed to refer the report to the Climate Change, Environment & Energy SPC.  The motion was put and carried.

21.

Report No. 324/2019 of the Chief Executive (O. Keegan) - November Monthly Management Report. pdf icon PDF 790 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. 324/2019.” The motion was put and carried.

 

22.

Report No. 354/2019 of the Chief Executive (O. Keegan) - December Monthly Management Report. pdf icon PDF 958 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. 354/2019.” The motion was put and carried.

 

23.

Report No. 313/2019 of the Assistant Chief Executive (B. Kenny) - November Social Housing Supply Report. pdf icon PDF 610 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. 313/2019.” The motion was put and carried.

 

24.

Report No. 346/2019 of the Assistant Chief Executive (B. Kenny) - December Social Housing Supply Report. pdf icon PDF 612 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. 346/2019.” The motion was put and carried.

 

25.

Report No. 349/2019 of the Arts, Culture, Leisure and Recreation Strategic Policy Committee - Breviate of the Meeting held on the 11th November 2019, Councillor Gary Gannon, Chairperson. pdf icon PDF 159 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. 349/2019.” The motion was put and carried.

 

26.

Report No. 366/2019 of the Central Area Committee - Breviate of the meeting held on the 12th November 2019, Councillor Christy Burke, Chairperson. pdf icon PDF 107 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. 366/2019.” The motion was put and carried.

 

27.

Report No. 368/2019 of the South Central Area Committee - Breviate of the meeting held on the 20th November 2019, Councillor Vincent Jackson, Chairperson. pdf icon PDF 140 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. 368/2019.” The motion was put and carried.

 

28.

Report No. 352/2019 of the North Central Area Committee - Breviate of the meeting held on the 18th November 2019, Councillor Deirdre Heney Chairperson. pdf icon PDF 134 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. 352/2019.” The motion was put and carried.

 

29.

Report No. 365/2019 of the North West Area Committee - Breviate of the meeting held on the 19th November 2019, Councillor Anthony Connaghan, Chairperson. pdf icon PDF 256 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. 365/2019.” The motion was put and carried.

 

30.

Report No. 345/2019 of the South East Area Committee - Breviate of the meeting held on the 11th November 2019 - Councillor Dermot Lacey, Chairperson. pdf icon PDF 124 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. 345/2019.” The motion was put and carried.

 

31.

Report No. 342/2019 of the North Central Area Joint Policing Sub Committee - Breviate of the meeting held on the 21st October 2019 - Councillor Tom Brabazon, Chairperson. pdf icon PDF 142 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. 342/2019.” The motion was put and carried.

 

32.

Report No. 369/2019 of the Corporate Policy Group - Breviate of the meeting held on the 29th October 2019, Lord Mayor Paul Mc Auliffe, Chairperson. pdf icon PDF 98 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. 369/2019.” The motion was put and carried.

 

33.

Report No. 358/2019 of the Protocol Committee - Breviate of the Meeting held on the 21st November 2019, Councillor Deirdre Heney, Chairperson. pdf icon PDF 283 KB

Minutes:

It was proposed by Councillor Declan Flanagan and seconded by Councillor Vincent Jackson “That Dublin City Council adopts Report No. 358/2019.” The motion was put and carried.

 

34.

Topical Issue

Minutes:

The following topical issue "Keep the fruit market fully municipal" was submitted and will be carried over for consideration to the January meeting.

35.

Emergency Motion(s) to be taken no later than 8.30pm followed by motions 1 and 2 on the Agenda. Revert to Business on the Agenda no later than 9.pm.

Minutes:

No valid emergency motions were submitted.

36.

Motions on Notice pdf icon PDF 151 KB

Additional documents:

Minutes:

The City Council agreed to suspend the order of business as per standing orders at 8.40 p.m. to take motions on notice.

 

In relation to Motion 25 on Notice it was proposed by Cllr. John Lyons that the Lord Mayor would write to the Minister for Finance in relation to funding for the Parnell Square Cultural Quarter.  The Lord Mayor agreed to Cllr. Lyon’s request.

 

The Lord Mayor vacated the chair at 8.42 pm and was replaced by the Deputy Lord Mayor Councillor Tom Brabazon. He resumed the chair at 8.54 pm. 

 

At 8.58 p.m., in line with Standing Order 8, it was proposed by Councillor Daithí Doolan to extend the meeting until 10 p.m. The proposal was put to a vote and carried (details of this vote are contained in Appendix D)

 

Ø  Motion No. 1 – Submitted by Councillor Deirdre Heney and seconded by Councillor Criona Ní Dhalaigh:

That this City Council ensures the protection of animals, (including carriage horses) in our city and makes every effort to bring about compliance with the law by all concerned in this regard, and further makes every effort to ensure that the required legislation to regulate the operation of carriage horses is put in place and that a report be provided on same.”

 

The motion was put and carried.  It was agreed to make representations to the Minister in relation to the legislation in this area.

 

 

The meeting concluded at 10 p.m.