{meta} Agenda for Special Council Meeting on Monday 23rd September, 2019

Agenda and minutes

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

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1.

That this council is deeply concerned at the increasing erosion of cultural life and space in Dublin City.

Furthermore this council agrees to the following measures to help address this; -

 

Ø  Initiate a variation of City Development Plan to limit the number of hotels being developed.

 

Ø  Initiate a review of the development plan to propose any other variations that can be made to urgently protect and promote nightlife and creative culture in Dublin.

 

Ø  Write to minister for tourism seeking an urgent meeting with representatives of this council to address the increasing erosion of creative cultural life in the city.

 

Ø  Write to minister for Culture seeking an urgent meeting with representatives of council to address the increasing erosion of creative cultural life in the city.

 

Ø  Write to the  minister for justice seeking policy and legislative changes to protect and promote nightlife in Dublin, and to seek a meeting on this issue with representatives

 

Ø  Progress the appointment a night mayor for Dublin city, a role agreed in the Dublin Agreement that has worked well in other cities to promote the night time economy.

 

Ø  Establish a special committee of council to discuss how we can deliver multi-purpose venues in the City to fill the rising deficit in space to foster and facilitate creative culture, as listed in the Dublin Agreement.

 

Ø  To Encourage and support urban street art, the City Council to simplify the planning approval process for murals on external facades.

 

 


Signed by:

 


Lord Mayor Paul Mc Auliffe

Cllr. Rebecca Moynihan

Cllr. Claire Byrne

Cllr. Gary Gannon

Cllr. Patrick Costello

Cllr. Hazel Chu

Cllr. Donna Cooney

Cllr. Michael Pidgeon

Cllr. Janet Horner

Cllr. Sophie Nicollaud

Cllr. Caroline Conroy

Cllr. Lawrence Hemmings

Cllr. Neasa Hourigan

Cllr. Tara Deacy

Cllr. Catherine Stocker

Cllr. Patricia Roe

Cllr. Mary Fitzpatrick

Cllr. Kevin Donoghue

Cllr. Keith Connolly

Cllr. Mary Callaghan

Minutes:

Furthermore this council agrees to the following measures to help address this; -

 

Ø  Initiate a variation of City Development Plan to limit the number of hotels being developed.

 

Ø  Initiate a review of the development plan to propose any other variations that can be made to urgently protect and promote nightlife and creative culture in Dublin.

 

Ø  Write to minister for tourism seeking an urgent meeting with representatives of this council to address the increasing erosion of creative cultural life in the city.

 

Ø  Write to minister for Culture seeking an urgent meeting with representatives of council to address the increasing erosion of creative cultural life in the city.

 

Ø  Write to the  minister for justice seeking policy and legislative changes to protect and promote nightlife in Dublin, and to seek a meeting on this issue with representatives

 

Ø  Progress the appointment a night mayor for Dublin city, a role agreed in the Dublin Agreement that has worked well in other cities to promote the night time economy.

 

Ø  Establish a special committee of council to discuss how we can deliver multi-purpose venues in the City to fill the rising deficit in space to foster and facilitate creative culture, as listed in the Dublin Agreement.

 

Ø  To Encourage and support urban street art, the City Council to simplify the planning approval process for murals on external facades.

 

 

Signed by:

 

Lord Mayor Paul Mc Auliffe, Cllr. Rebecca Moynihan, Cllr. Claire Byrne, Cllr. Gary Gannon, Cllr. Patrick Costello, Cllr. Hazel Chu, Cllr. Donna Cooney, Cllr. Michael Pidgeon, Cllr. Janet Horner, Cllr. Sophie Nicoullaud, Cllr. Caroline Conroy, Cllr. Lawrence Hemmings, Cllr. Neasa Hourigan, Cllr. Tara Deacy, Cllr. Catherine Stocker

Cllr. Patricia Roe, Cllr. Mary Fitzpatrick, Cllr. Kevin Donoghue, Cllr. Keith Connolly

Cllr. Mary Callaghan

 

 

An addendum was proposed by Councillor Moynihan:

“Where land is identified as being unsuitable for housing in the first instance it will be assessed for cultural  /creative community use and a leasing arrangement developed”. This addendum was signed by the following : Cllr. Rebecca Moynihan, Cllr. Kevin Donoghue, Cllr. Jane Horgan-Jones, Cllr. Marie Sherlock, Cllr. Alison Gilliland, Cllr. Mary Freehill, Cllr. Dermot Lacey, Cllr. Joe Costello, Cllr. Claire Byrne, Cllr. Patrick Costello, Cllr. Hazel Chu, Cllr. Lawrence Hemmings, Cllr. Neasa Hourigan, Cllr. Caroline Conroy, Cllr. Donna Cooney, Cllr. Sophie Nicoullaud, Cllr. Michael Pidgeon, Cllr. Janet Horner, Cllr. Gary Gannon, Cllr. Catherine Stocker,  Cllr. Mary Callaghan, Cllr. Tara Deacy, Cllr. Patricia Roe.

 

This was further amended to:

“Where City Council land is identified as being unsuitable for housing in  the first instance it will be assessed for cultural  /creative community use and where feasible a leasing arrangement developed”. This addendum was signed by the following : Cllr. Rebecca Moynihan, Cllr. Kevin Donoghue, Cllr. Jane Horgan-Jones, Cllr. Marie Sherlock, Cllr. Alison Gilliland, Cllr. Mary Freehill, Cllr. Dermot Lacey, Cllr. Joe Costello, Cllr. Claire Byrne, Cllr. Patrick Costello, Cllr. Hazel Chu, Cllr. Lawrence Hemmings, Cllr. Neasa Hourigan, Cllr. Caroline Conroy, Cllr. Donna Cooney, Cllr. Sophie Nicoullaud, Cllr. Michael Pidgeon, Cllr. Janet  ...  view the full minutes text for item 1.