{meta} Agenda for Monthly Council Meeting on Monday 2nd March, 2020, 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:

 

·         Chief Executive Owen Keegan

The Lord Mayor advised members that he had been informed by letter dated 25th February 2020 that the Chief Executive Owen Keegan has decided to extend his contract of employment for the permitted period of 3 years to September 2023. He advised that under Section 147 (3) of the Local Government Act, 2001 it is his duty to inform the Members of Dublin City Council and also to send a copy of the Chief Executive’s letter to the Minister and to the Public Appointments Service.

 

·         Coronovirus update

The Acting Head of HR, Gerry Geraghty gave members an update on the measures being taken by Dublin City Council in relation to Coronovirus which included business continuity planning within the City Council. 

 

·         St. Patrick’s Day 

He requested that Members could confirm with Ruth Dowling as soon as possible if they wished to attend the St. Patrick’s Day Parade.

 

·         Invitation to Comhairle na Nóg to send a delegation to make a presentation to Dublin City Council

By request of Councillor Sophie Ni Coullaud proposed that Comhairle na Nóg be invited to a future meeting of the Council to present on their work.  The Members agreed that this presentation will take place during a future City Council meeting.  Agreed

 

·         Training on Corporate Governance for Councillors

Chief Executive’s Department have asked the Office of the Director of Corporate Enforcement (ODCE) to provide this training in City Hall, Council Chambers on Members role as a Director on Outside Bodies and Boards .

 

Two separate dates have been arranged:

           30th March 2020                   Evening Session (6pm – 7.30pm)

                      1st April 2020                        Morning Session (8am – 9.30am)

 

·         Ethics Declaration

He reminded Members that the Ethics Declarations were due last week.

 

·         City Council photo

A photo was taken at the start of the City Council meeting of the Council at work.  This is for inclusion in the current Corporate Plan and other upcoming publications.

 

The Lord Mayor reminded Members to make arrangements in relation to the Seanad ballot from 15th – 27th March 2020.

 

The following motion was circulated by the Lord Mayor and passed without debate “That the stillbirth register and stillbirth registration be removed and be replaced with a birth and death certificate for babies who are stillborn, so that babies who are stillborn can be registered on the birth and death register and can receive the same state records of their existence as everyone else. Parents whose babies are currently listed on the stillbirth register should be given the opportunity to have their babies placed on the birth and death register and to receive a birth and death certificate for their babies.”  Agreed

 

A vote was taken to discuss the Topical Issue submitted “Dublin City Residential Rent Freeze”   It was agreed that this topical issue would be discussed later in the meeting.

 

2.

Ceisteanna fé Bhuan Ordú Úimhir 16 pdf icon PDF 438 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 95 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 30th January 2020 from Galway County Council conveying the terms of a resolution passed at their recent meeting calling for the provision of Personal Assistance Services to be legislated for as a right for people living with disabilities. pdf icon PDF 47 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 5th February 2020 from Kerry County Council conveying the terms of a resolution passed at their recent meeting notifying the appropriate Minister regarding people objecting to planning who are not from the area. They should be 10km from the proposed development. pdf icon PDF 147 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 14th February 2020 from Donegal County Council conveying the terms of a resolution passed at their recent meeting that Donegal County Council write to the Irish Water Regulator requesting a review and reduction of costs involved for new water connections. pdf icon PDF 30 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.     

 

4.

To confirm the minutes of the City Council Meeting held on the 3rd February 2020. pdf icon PDF 1 MB

Minutes:

The minutes of the Monthly Meeting of the City Council held on the 3rd  February 2020, 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)

Four vacancies on the Traffic and Transport SPC ( 1 Green Party/Comhaontas Glas & 1 Sinn Féin, 2 others)

Minutes:

It was proposed by Councillor Dermot Lacey and seconded by Councillor Deirdre Heney that Councillor Carolyn Moore, Councillor Daniel Céitinn, Councillor Paddy McCartan and Councillor Deirdre Conroy be appointed as a members of the Traffic and Transport SPC.   The motion was put and carried.

 

5(b)

One vacancy on the Economic Development and Enterprise SPC (Social Democrats)

Minutes:

It was proposed by Councillor Dermot Lacey and seconded by Councillor Deirdre Heney that Councillor Patricia Roe be appointed as a member of the Economic Development and Enterprise SPC.   The motion was put and carried.

 

5(c)

Two vacancies on the Housing SPC (Fianna Fáil)

Minutes:

It was proposed by Councillor Dermot Lacey and seconded by Councillor Deirdre Heney that Councillor Catherine Stocker and Councillor Briege MacOscar be appointed as a members of the Housing SPC.   The motion was put and carried.

 

5(d)

One vacancy, Chair of the Arts, Culture & Leisure & Recreation SPC (Social Democrats)

Minutes:

It was proposed by Councillor Dermot Lacey and seconded by Councillor Deirdre Heney that Councillor Cat O’Driscoll be appointed as a member of the Arts, Culture & Leisure & Recreation SPC.   The motion was put and carried. 

 

It was proposed by Councillor Dermot Lacey and seconded by Councillor Joe Costello that Councillor Cat O’Driscoll be appointed Chair of the Arts, Culture & Leisure & Recreation SPC. The motion was put and carried.

 

5(e)

One vacancy on the Dublin Joint Policing Committee (Green Party/Comhaontas Glas)

Minutes:

It was proposed by Councillor Dermot Lacey and seconded by Councillor Deirdre Heney that Councillor Darcy Lonergan be appointed as a member of the Dublin Joint Policing Committee.   The motion was put and carried.

 

5(f)

One vacancy on the Finance SPC (Green Party/Comhaontas Glas)

Minutes:

It was proposed by Councillor Dermot Lacey and seconded by Councillor Deirdre Heney that Councillor Darcy Lonergan be appointed as a member of the Finance SPC.   The motion was put and carried.

 

5(g)

One vacancy on the Local Travellers Accommodation Consultative Committee (Green Party/Comhaontas Glas)

Minutes:

It was proposed by Councillor Dermot Lacey and seconded by Councillor Deirdre Heney that Councillor Janet Horner be appointed as a member of the Local Travellers Accommodation Consultative Committee.   The motion was put and carried.

 

5(h)

One Vacancy on the Planning and Urban Form SPC (Green Party/Comhaontas Glas)

Minutes:

It was proposed by Councillor Dermot Lacey and seconded by Councillor Deirdre Heney that Councillor Darcy Lonergan be appointed as a member of the Planning & Urban Form SPC.   The motion was put and carried.

 

5(i)

Three vacancies on the Protocol Committee (Green Party/Comhaontas Glas, Fianna Fáil & Social democrats)

Minutes:

It was proposed by Councillor Dermot Lacey and seconded by Councillor Deirdre Heney that Councillor Briege MacOscar be appointed as a member of the Protocol Committee.  The remaining two vacancies to be deferred.  The motion was put and carried.

 

5(j)

One vacancy on the Local Community Development Committee (Green Party/Comhaontas Glas)

Minutes:

It was proposed by Councillor Dermot Lacey and seconded by Councillor Deirdre Heney that Councillor Carolyn Moore be appointed as a member of the Local Community Development Committee.   The motion was put and carried

 

5(k)

One vacancy on the Eastern and Midlands Regional Assembly

Minutes:

It was proposed by Councillor Dermot Lacey and seconded by Councillor Deirdre Heney that Councillor Janet Horner be appointed as a member of the Eastern and Midlands Regional Assembly.   The motion was put and carried.

 

5(l)

One vacancy on the Moore Street Advisory Group.

Minutes:

It was proposed by Councillor Dermot Lacey and seconded by Councillor Deirdre Heney that this item be deferred.   Agreed.

 

5(m)

One vacancy on the Board of the Dublin City BID Company trading as Dublin Town (Social Democrats)

Minutes:

It was proposed by Councillor Dermot Lacey and seconded by Councillor Deirdre Heney that Councillor Patricia Roe be appointed as a member of the Board of the Dublin City BID Company trading as Dublin Town.   The motion was put and carried

 

5(n)

One vacancy on the board of the Dublin City Council Cultural Company ( Chair of the Arts, Culture & Leisure & Recreation SPC, Social Democrats)

Minutes:

It was proposed by Councillor Dermot Lacey and seconded by Councillor Deirdre Heney that Councillor Cat O’Driscoll be appointed as a member of the Board of the Dublin City Council Cultural Company.   The motion was put and carried.

 

5(o)

One vacancy on the Board of the Rotunda Hospital (Green Party/Comhaontas Glas)

Minutes:

It was proposed by Councillor Dermot Lacey and seconded by Councillor Deirdre Heney that Councillor Darcy Lonergan be appointed as a member of the Board of the Rotunda Hospital.   The motion was put and carried.

 

5(p)

One vacancy on the Board of Beaumont Hospital

Minutes:

It was proposed by Councillor Dermot Lacey and seconded by Councillor Deirdre Heney that Councillor Daryl Barron be nominated as a member of the Board of Beaumont Hospital.   The motion was put and carried.  Minister to be notified of nomination

6.

Report No. 91/2020 of the Head of Finance (K. Quinn) - Monthly Local Fund Statement. pdf icon PDF 215 KB

Minutes:

It was proposed by Councillor Seamas McGrattan and seconded by Councillor Terence Flanagan “That Dublin City Council notes the contents of Report No. 91/2020”. The motion was put and carried.

 

7.

Report No. 78/2020 of the Assistant Chief Executive (R. Shakespeare) - Report On Draft Section 48 Development Contribution Scheme 2020-2023. pdf icon PDF 491 KB

Minutes:

It was proposed by Councillor Ray McAdam and seconded by Councillor Catherine Stocker “That Dublin City Council notes the contents of Report No 78/2020 and hereby approves the proposals set out therein to make the Development Contribution Scheme 2020-2023”. The motion was put and carried.

 

It was agreed that the Manager would provide Members with a supplementary report on the schemes eligible for funding under the OPW Funding Scheme.

 

8.

Report No. 36/2020 of the Chief Executive (O. Keegan) - Proposed Variation (No. 7) to the City Development Plan 2016 - 2022 pdf icon PDF 848 KB

Additional documents:

Minutes:

It was proposed by Councillor Ray McAdam and seconded by Councillor Christy Burke “That Dublin City Council adopts Report No. 36/2020 and makes Variation (No.7) to the Dublin City Development Plan 2016 – 2022 as outlined in the report”.  

The motion was put to a vote and carried.  Details of the vote can be found in Appendix B.

 

It was proposed by Councillor Dermot Lacey and seconded by Councillor James Geoghegan that a letter be issued to the Department in relation to the Eastern Bye Pass. Agreed.

 

 

9.

Report No. 77/2020 of the Chief Executive (O. Keegan) - Proposed Variations (No. 8 - 27) to the City Development Plan 2016 - 2022 pdf icon PDF 9 MB

Minutes:

It was proposed by Councillor Terence Flanagan and seconded by Councillor Ray McAdam “That Dublin City Council adopts Report No. 77/2020 and makes Variation (No.8-27) to the Dublin City Development Plan 2016 – 2022 as outlined in the report”. 

 

This item was deferred to an adjourned meeting of the Council on Tuesday, 10th March 2020 at 4 p.m.

 

The Lord Mayor suspended the meeting at 8.25 p.m. to have a brief discussion with group leaders.  The meeting reconvened at 8.35 p.m.

 

10.

Report No. 85/2020 of the Climate Action, Energy & Environment Strategic Policy Committee - Amendment to Waste Management Bye Laws 2019. pdf icon PDF 214 KB

Minutes:

It was proposed by Councillor Naoise Ó Muirí and seconded by Councillor Ray McAdam “That Dublin City Council notes the contents of Report No 85/2020 and initiates the public consultation process on the proposed amendment to the Waste Management Bye Laws 2019”. The motion was put and carried.

 

11.

Report No. 80/2020 of the Executive Manager (C. O' Reilly) - With reference to the proposed name change of 65 & 67 Ratoath Avenue to 65 & 67 Kilshane Road. pdf icon PDF 1017 KB

Minutes:

It was proposed by Councillor Naoise Ó Muirí and seconded by Councillor Noeleen Reilly “That Dublin City Council notes the contents of Report No 80/2020 and hereby renames 65 & 67 Ratoath Avenue to 65 & 67 Kilshane Road.” The motion was put and carried.

 

12.

Report No. 90/2020 of the Chief Executive (O. Keegan) - The Liffey Cycle Route. pdf icon PDF 6 MB

Minutes:

It was proposed by Councillor Ray McAdam and seconded by Councillor Naoise Ó Muirí “That Dublin City Council notes the contents of Report No. 90/2020”. The motion was put and carried.  It was proposed by Councillor Ray McAdam and seconded by Councillor Michael Pidgeon that the report be adopted and a Special Meeting of the Traffic and Transport SPC be convened to discuss any issues required to facilitate full implementation of the outlined route by August 2020. Agreed.

 

13.

Proposed disposals of property:

13(a)

Report No. 89/2020 of the A/Executive Manager (Hugh McKenna) - With reference to the disposal of the Fee Simple Interest under the Landlord and Tenant (Ground Rents) (No. 2) Act, 1978 in 11 premises.

Minutes:

It was proposed by Councillor Vincent Jackson and seconded by Councillor Christy Burke “That Dublin City Council notes the contents of Report No 89/2020 and assents to the proposal outlined therein” The motion was put and carried.

 

13(b)

Report No. 94/2020 of the Executive Manager (P. Clegg) - With reference to the proposed disposal of a former laneway to the rear of 7 & 9 Marino Park Avenue, Marino, Dublin 3.

Minutes:

It was proposed by Councillor Vincent Jackson and seconded by Councillor Christy Burke “That Dublin City Council notes the contents of Report No 94/2020 and assents to the proposal outlined therein” The motion was put and carried.

 

13(c)

Report No. 93/2020 of the Executive Manager (P. Clegg) - With reference to the proposed grant of a 5 year licence in respect of the Ground Floor and shared access to the first floor, 53 Dorset Street Upper, Dublin 1. pdf icon PDF 192 KB

Minutes:

It was proposed by Councillor Vincent Jackson and seconded by Councillor Christy Burke “That Dublin City Council notes the contents of Report No 93/2020 and assents to the proposal outlined therein” The motion was put and carried.

 

13(d)

Report No. 96/2020 of the Executive Manager (P. Clegg) - With reference to the proposed grant of a licence of Unit G04 of the Markets Area Community Resource Organisation (MACRO) Building, No. 1 Green Street, Dublin 7. pdf icon PDF 572 KB

Minutes:

It was proposed by Councillor Vincent Jackson and seconded by Councillor Christy Burke “That Dublin City Council notes the contents of Report No 96/2020 and assents to the proposal outlined therein” The motion was put and carried.

 

13(e)

Report No. 97/2020 of the Executive Manager (P. Clegg) - With reference to the proposed grant of a licence of Unit F15 of the Markets Area Community Resource Organisation (MACRO) Building, No. 1 Green Street, Dublin 7. pdf icon PDF 753 KB

Minutes:

It was proposed by Councillor Vincent Jackson and seconded by Councillor Christy Burke “That Dublin City Council notes the contents of Report No 97/2020 and assents to the proposal outlined therein” The motion was put and carried.

 

13(f)

Report No. 99/2020 of the Executive Manager (P. Clegg) - With reference to the proposed grant of a further licence to See Dublin By Bike for use of an area in the basement of the Drury Street Car Park, Drury Street, Dublin 2. pdf icon PDF 1 MB

Minutes:

It was proposed by Councillor Vincent Jackson and seconded by Councillor Christy Burke “That Dublin City Council notes the contents of Report No 99/2020 and assents to the proposal outlined therein” The motion was put and carried.

 

13(g)

Report No. 100/2020 of the Executive Manager (P. Clegg) - With reference to the proposed disposal of the Council’s freehold interest in the property known as 121 Galtymore Road, Drimnagh, Dublin 12.

Minutes:

It was proposed by Councillor Vincent Jackson and seconded by Councillor Christy Burke “That Dublin City Council notes the contents of Report No 100/2020 and assents to the proposal outlined therein” The motion was put and carried.

 

13(h)

Report No. 101/2020 of the Executive Manager (P. Clegg) - With reference to the proposed grant of a further licence at 2D Mary Aikenhead House, James St, Dublin 8. pdf icon PDF 1 MB

Minutes:

It was proposed by Councillor Vincent Jackson and seconded by Councillor Christy Burke “That Dublin City Council notes the contents of Report No 101/2020 and assents to the proposal outlined therein” The motion was put and carried.

14.

Report No. 86/2020 of the Audit Committee - Annual Report of the Audit Committee to the City Council in respect of the year ended 31st December 2019. pdf icon PDF 241 KB

Minutes:

It was proposed by Councillor Declan Flanagan and seconded by Councillor Terence Flanagan “That Dublin City Council notes the contents of Report No 86/2018”. The motion was put and carried.

 

15.

Report No. 95/2020 of the Chief Executive (O. Keegan) - Monthly Management Report pdf icon PDF 1013 KB

Minutes:

It was proposed by Councillor Críona Dhálaigh and seconded by Councillor Ray McAdam “That Dublin City Council notes the contents of Report No. 95/2020”. The motion was put and carried.

 

16.

Report No. 88/2020 of the Assistant Chief Executive (B. Kenny) - Social Housing Supply and Delivery Monthly Update Report. pdf icon PDF 610 KB

Minutes:

It was proposed by Councillor Críona Dhálaigh and seconded by Councillor Ray McAdam “That Dublin City Council notes the contents of Report No. 88/2020”. The motion was put and carried.

 

17.

Report No. 83/2020 of the Climate Action, Energy & Environment Strategic Policy Committee - Breviate of the meeting held on the 27th November 2019, Councillor Michael Pidgeon, Chairperson. pdf icon PDF 418 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 83/2020”. The motion was put and carried.  It was proposed by Councillor John Lyons that the Poster Protocol would be referred back to the Climate Action, Energy and Environment Strategic Policy Committee.  Agreed.

 

18.

Report No. 84/2020 of the Climate Action, Energy & Environment Strategic Policy Committee - Breviate of the meeting held on the 29th January 2020, Councillor Michael Pidgeon, Chairperson. pdf icon PDF 354 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 84/2020”. The motion was put and carried.

 

19.

Report No. 105/2020 of the Economic Development and Enterprise Strategic Policy Committee - Breviate of the meeting held on the 11th February 2020, Councillor Claire O'Connor, Chairperson pdf icon PDF 230 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 105/2020”. The motion was put and carried.

 

20.

Report No. 87/2020 of the North Central Area Committee - Breviate of the meeting held on the 17th February 2020, Councillor Deirdre Heney, Chairperson. pdf icon PDF 136 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 87/2020”. The motion was put and carried.

 

21.

Report No. 102/2020 of the South Central Area - Breviate of the meeting held on the 19th February 2020, Councillor Vincent Jackson, Chairperson. pdf icon PDF 269 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 102/2020”. The motion was put and carried.

 

22.

Report No. 92/2020 of the North West Area Committee - Breviate of the meeting held on the 18th February 2020, Councillor Anthony Connaghan, Chairperson. pdf icon PDF 267 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 92/2020”. The motion was put and carried.

 

23.

Report No. 81/2020 of the South East Area Committee - Breviate of the meeting held on the 10th February 2020, Councillor Dermot Lacey, Chairperson. pdf icon PDF 120 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 81/2020”. The motion was put and carried. 

 

24.

Report No. 103/2020 of the South East Area Committee - Breviate of the special meeting held on the 17th February 2020, Councillor Dermot Lacey, Chairperson. pdf icon PDF 24 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 103/2020”. The motion was put and carried.

 

25.

Report No. 82/2020 of the South Central Area Joint Policing Sub Committee - Breviate of the meeting held on the 27th January 2020, Councillor Daithí Doolan, Chairperson. pdf icon PDF 158 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 82/2020”. The motion was put and carried.

 

26.

Report No. 79/2020 of the Corporate Policy Group - Breviate of the meeting held on the 13th December 2019, Lord Mayor Paul McAuliffe, Chairperson. pdf icon PDF 246 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 79/2020”. The motion was put and carried.

 

27.

Report No. 104/2020 of the Protocol Committee - Breviate of the meeting held on the 20th February 2020, Councillor Deirdre Heney, Chairperson. pdf icon PDF 201 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 104/2020”. The motion was put and carried.

 

28.

Topical Issue

Minutes:

The following topical issue was submitted "Dublin City Residential Rent Freeze".

Speakers from a number of parties contributed to the debate.  The topical issue debate to be continued at the adjourned meeting on 10th March.

29.

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:

The City Council agreed to suspend the order of business as per standing orders at 8.35 p.m. to take emergency motions and motions on notice

 

Emergency Motion No. 1

“That Dublin City Council seek leave to challenge the decision by An Bord Pleanála ABP-305680-19  stpaulsshd2.ie by way of a judicial review of the validity of the decision on a number of grounds including a lack of consideration of Dublin City Councils reasons for recommendations of refusal, contrary to development plan zoning objectives and on lack of consideration of scientific evidence including national and EU protected species and EU habitats directive”

 

Submitted by Councillor Donna Cooney, Councillor Deirdre Heney, Councillor Lawrence Hemmings, Councillor Sophie Nicoullaud, Councillor Janet Horner, Councillor Caroline Conroy, Councillor Claire Byrne, Councillor Darcy Lonergan, Councillor Damian O’Farrell, Councillor Catherine Stocker, Councillor Jane Horgan Jones, Lord Mayor Tom Brabazon, Councillor Larry O’Toole and Councillor Tom Brabazon.  It was agreed to take this motion without debate.  Motion Agreed.

 

Emergency Motion No. 2.

“This City Council requests the Chief Executive not to proceed with the new closing and opening arrangements for Dartmouth Square Park until at least the Area Committee has an opportunity to discuss same and the impact of same.”

Submitted by Councillor Dermot Lacey, Councillor James Geoghegan and Councillor Claire O’Connor

It was agreed to revert back to the status quo to close the gate until a discussion takes place at the South East Are Committee on Monday 9th March 2020.

 

It was also agreed that a report would be issued to all Members in relation to the parks that remain open.

 

30.

Motions on Notice pdf icon PDF 132 KB

Minutes:

Motion No.1 in the name of Councillor Joe Costello and seconded by Councillor Mary Fitzpatrick.

“That a moratorium be placed on the sale of public lands owned by Dublin City Council which are deemed by Councillors to be suitable for housing while the housing crisis continues.” 

 

The following Councillors spoke on the motion: Councillor Joe Costello, Councillor Donna Cooney, Councillor Mary Fitzpatrick, Councillor Alison Gilliland, Councillor Christy Burke, Councillor Cieran Perry & Councillor Mary Freehill.  The debate to continue at the next meeting of the Council.

 

It was proposed by the Lord Mayor Tom Brabazon and seconded by Councillor Vincent Jackson that the meeting adjourn at 9.30 p.m. until Tuesday 10th March at 4 p.m.