{meta} Agenda for Monthly Council Meeting on Monday 6th July, 2020, 6.15 pm

Agenda and draft minutes

Venue: The Round Room, Mansion House, Dawson Street, Dublin 2. View directions

Items
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1.

Lord Mayor's Business

Minutes:

The Lord Mayor informed the Council that it is proposed to confer the Freedom of the City on Dr. Tony Holohan in recognition of his service to the people of Dublin in the area of Public Health during the Covid19 pandemic.  The honour is also in recognition of all front line workers who have shown such dedication and selflessness throughout the crisis.

The following resolution was then moved by the Lord Mayor, Councillor Hazel Chu and seconded by Councillors Deirdre Heney, Ray McAdam, Seamás McGrattan, Tara Deacy, Claire Byrne, Dermot Lacey: “That Dublin City Council hereby resolves that the Honorary Freedom of the City of Dublin be conferred on Dr. Tony Holohan and that his name be inscribed on the Roll of Honorary Freedom of Dublin, pursuant to the provisions of Section 74 of the Local Government Act, 2001 in recognition of his enormous contribution to the City of Dublin and the State in relation to his service to Public Health during Covid19.”

 

The motion was agreed by the City Council.

 

The Lord Mayor requested that members would show solidarity with the former workers of Debenhams who recently lost their jobs due to the closure of the store.  Despite a total of 10,000 years of service, Debenhams have indicated that they will not pay the workers redundancy. The staff have voted to take industrial action.

The Lord Mayor intends to  lead a cross party delegation to visit the Henry St staff at their picket tomorrow afternoon.

 

Councillor Mannix Flynn raised the issue of social distancing and activity within the City Centre at the weekend.  The Chief Executive informed Councillors that he is increasing resources in the Enforcement Section and the capacity to respond to illegal street furniture.

 

The Chief Executive also notified members that a report would issue to the members before the end of the week in relation to rats in the City.

 

Standing orders were suspended to agree that motions on notice be listed on the agenda and dealt with at an adjourned meeting on Monday 13th July at 6.15 p.m.

2.

Ceisteanna fé Bhuan Ordú Úimhir 16 pdf icon PDF 704 KB

Additional documents:

Minutes:

It was moved by Councillor Ray McAdam and seconded by Councillor Mannix Flynn  “That Dublin City Council approves the Dublin Chief Executive answering the questions lodged”. The motion having been put and carried, written answers to the 144 questions lodged for the City Council meeting were issued. The Questions and Answers are set out in Appendix A attached.

3.

To confirm the minutes of the City Council Meeting held on 8th June 2020. pdf icon PDF 1 MB

Minutes:

Cllr. John Lyons requested that the minutes circulated be corrected to include his attendance. 

 

The minutes of the Special meeting held on 8th June 2020, having been printed, certified by the Meetings Administrator, circulated to the Members and taken as read, were signed by the Lord Mayor.

4.

To fill vacancies on the following committees and outside bodies:

4(a)

Two vacancies on the Arts, Culture, Leisure and Recreation SPC following the resignations of Cllr. Deirdre Conroy and Cllr. Ray McAdam from the Committee.

Minutes:

It was proposed by Councillor Ray Mc Adam and seconded by Councillor Naoise Ó Muirí that Councillor Declan Flanagan be appointed as a member of the Arts, Culture, Leisure and Recreation SPC.

 

It was proposed by Councillor Catherine Stocker and seconded by Councillor Deirdre Heney that Councillor Patricia Roe be appointed as a member of the Arts, Culture, Leisure and Recreation SPC.

4(b)

One vacancy on the Dublin Mid-Leinster Regional Health Forum.

Minutes:

It was proposed by Councillor Deirdre Heney and seconded by Councillor Daryl Barron that Councillor Deirdre Conroy be selected as the Dublin City Council Representative on the Dublin Mid-Leinster Regional Health Forum.

5.

Report No. 193/2020 of the Head of Finance (K. Quinn) - Monthly Local Fund Statement. pdf icon PDF 368 KB

Minutes:

It was proposed by Councillor Mannix Flynn and seconded by Councillor Joe Costello that Dublin City Council notes the contents of Report No. 193/2020.  The motion was put and carried.  

6.

Report No. 195/2020 of the Chief Executive (O. Keegan) - With reference to Variation No. 14 Dublin City Development Plan 2016 to 2022 Judicial Review Proceedings. (Report circulated separately)

Minutes:

It was proposed by Councillor Michael Pidgeon and seconded by Councillor Paddy McCartan that Dublin City Council notes the contents of Report No. 195/2020 and agrees not to defend the legal proceedings and that the zoning of the site will be reconsidered in the context of the review of the Development Plan 2016 to 2022, which is scheduled to commence in December 2020.  The motion was put and carried.

7.

Report No. 198/2020 of the Chief Executive (O. Keegan) - With reference to the appointment of Elected Members to the Board of Rathmines Square Management CLG. pdf icon PDF 145 KB

Minutes:

It was proposed by Councillor Ray McAdam and seconded by Councillor Terence Flanagan that Dublin City Council notes the contents of Report No. 198/2020.  The motion was put and carried. The South East Area Committee to nominate a member for the Board.

8.

Report No. 187/2020 of the Docklands Oversight & Consultative Forum - Annual Report of Dublin Docklands Oversight and Consultative Forum (DOCF) - Michael Stubbs, Chairperson. pdf icon PDF 709 KB

Minutes:

It was proposed by Councillor Ray McAdam and seconded by Councillor Danny Byrne that Dublin City Council adopts Report No. 187/2020 and approves the Annual Report of the Dublin Docklands Oversight and Consultative Forum.  The motion was put and carried.

9.

Report No. 206/2020 of the Senior Executive Officer (D. Ni Raghallaigh) - Draft Standing Orders 2020. pdf icon PDF 132 KB

Additional documents:

Minutes:

The Lord Mayor thanked the members of the working group Councillors Dermot Lacey, Anne Feeney, Micheál MacDonncha.

Councillor Mannix Flynn proposed an amendment to Standing Order No. 30 to maintain the current number of signatories required to rescind a decision of council to 12”.  Councillor Damian O’Farrell seconded the motion. The motion put to a vote and defeated, 17 Councillors voted in favour and 30 voted against. 

It was proposed by Councillor Micheál MacDonncha and seconded by Councillor Paddy McCartan “That Dublin City Council hereby adopts the revised Standing Orders as set out in Report No 206/2020” The motion was put and carried.

10.

Report No. 192/2020 of the A/Executive Manager (H. McKenna) - With reference to the disposal of the Fee Simple Interest under the Landlord and Tenant (Ground Rents) (No. 2) Act, 1978 in 14 premises.

Minutes:

It was proposed by Councillor Vincent Jackson and seconded by Councillor Declan Flanagan  “That Dublin City Council notes the contents of Report No 192/2020 and assents to the proposal outlined therein” The motion was put and carried.

11.

Report No. 201/2020 of the Executive Manager (P. Clegg) - With further reference to the disposal of No.69 South Circular Road, Dublin 8.

Minutes:

It was proposed by Councillor Vincent Jackson and seconded by Councillor Declan Flanagan  “That Dublin City Council notes the contents of Report No 201/2020 and assents to the proposal outlined therein” The motion was put and carried.

12.

Report No. 202/2020 of the Executive Manager (P. Clegg) - With reference to the proposed disposal of a plot of ground and grant of a right of way to the Electricity Supply Board at Scribblestown Rise, Finglas, Dublin 11. pdf icon PDF 126 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 202/2020 and assents to the proposal outlined therein” The motion was put and carried.

13.

Report No. 203/2020 of the Executive Manager (P. Clegg) - With reference to the proposed disposal of the Council’s freehold interest in the property known as 12 Wicklow Street, Dublin 2. pdf icon PDF 295 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 203/2020 and assents to the proposal outlined therein” The motion was put and carried.

14.

Report No. 204/2020 of the Executive Manager (P. Clegg) - With further reference to the proposed disposal of multiple plots to the rear of properties 1 - 17, 18, 19, 30 - 36, 38 – 40 and 42 Eugene Street, Dublin 8.

Minutes:

It was proposed by Councillor Vincent Jackson and seconded by Councillor Declan Flanagan  “That Dublin City Council notes the contents of Report No 204/2020 and assents to the proposal outlined therein” The motion was put and carried.

15.

Report No. 190/2020 of the Chief Executive (O. Keegan) - Monthly Management Report. pdf icon PDF 1 MB

Minutes:

It was proposed by the Councillor James Geoghegan  and seconded by Councillor Joe Costello that Dublin City Council notes the contents of Report No. 190/2020.  The motion was put and carried.

16.

Report No. 196/2020 of the Assistant Chief Executive (B. Kenny) - Social Housing Supply and Delivery Monthly Update Report. pdf icon PDF 509 KB

Minutes:

It was proposed by the Councillor Declan Flanagan (?) and seconded by Councillor Kevin Donoghue that Dublin City Council notes the contents of Report No. 196/2020.  The motion was put and carried.

It was proposed by Councillor Micheál Mac Donncha and seconded by Councillor Ray McAdam that the Minister for Housing be invited to a future meeting of the Council.

17.

Report No. 188/2020 of the Traffic and Transportation Strategic Policy Committee - Breviate of the Meeting held on the 3rd June 2020 Councillor Christy Burke, Chairperson. pdf icon PDF 145 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. 188/2020.  The motion was put and carried.

18.

Report No. 194/2020 of the Central Area Committee- Breviate of the meeting held on the 9th June 2020, Councillor Christy Burke, Chairperson. pdf icon PDF 103 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. 194/2020.  The motion was put and carried.

19.

Report No. 189/2020 of the South East Area Committee - Breviate of the meeting held on the 8th June 2020, Councillor Dermot Lacey, Chairperson. pdf icon PDF 121 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. 189/2020.  The motion was put and carried.

20.

Report No. 199/2020 of the South East Area Committee - Breviate of the Special meeting held on the 22nd June 2020, Councillor Dermot Lacey, Chairperson. pdf icon PDF 118 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. 199/2020.  The motion was put and carried.

21.

Report No. 191/2020 of the North West Area Committee - Breviate of the meeting held on the 16th June 2020, Councillor Anthony Connaghan, Chairperson. pdf icon PDF 268 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. 191/2020.  The motion was put and carried.

22.

Report No. 197/2020 of the South Central Area Committee - Breviate of the meeting held on the 17th June 2020, Councillor Vincent Jackson, Chairperson. pdf icon PDF 146 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. 197/2020.  The motion was put and carried.

23.

Report No. 205/2020 of the North Central Area Committee - Breviate of the meeting held on the 15th June 2020, Councillor Deirdre Heney, Chairperson. pdf icon PDF 132 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. 205/2020.  The motion was put and carried.

24.

Report No. 200/2020 of the Protocol Committee - Breviate of the meeting held on the 25th June 2020, Councillor Deirdre Heney, Chairperson. pdf icon PDF 90 KB

Minutes:

It was proposed by Councillor Declan Flanagan and seconded by Councillor Terence Flanagan “That Dublin City Council adopts Report No. 200/2020.” The motion was put and carried.

 

The Lord Mayor Councillor Hazel Chu proposed that the meeting be adjourned to Monday 13th July at 6.15 p.m.  Agreed.

 

The meeting concluded at 8.05 p.m.