{meta} Agenda for Monthly Council Meeting on Monday 12th April, 2021, 6.15 pm

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PART I - INTRODUCTORY

1.

Lord Mayor's Business

2.

Ceisteanna fé Bhuan Ordú Úimhir 18 pdf icon PDF 460 KB

3.

Correspondence

3(a)

Letter dated 12th February 2021 from Kerry County Council conveying the terms of a resolution passed at their recent meeting that "Killarney MD would write to the Minister for Health requesting the immediate introduction of payment to student nurses, once they take up placement duties". pdf icon PDF 159 KB

3(b)

Letter dated 23rd February 2021 from Tipperary County Council conveying the terms of a resolution passed at their recent meeting "that Tipperary County Council call on the Government to introduce a National day of recognition for the survivors and victims of Mother and Baby Homes, that survivors of Mother and Baby Homes should have the right to information about their birth Mother and their full identity. That the Government immediately provide counselling and other mental health services to survivors of Mother and Baby Homes to support them in this remarkably difficult time. Also, that Tipperary Council recognise the Historical role that County, Borough and Town Councils from Tipperary played in the running of Mother and Baby institutions in this County". A full copy of the resolution is contained in the agenda pack. pdf icon PDF 71 KB

3(c)

Letter dated 1st March 2021 from Laois County Council at their recent meeting raised the matter of the new Land Development Agency Bill 2021 which was published on the 5th February 2021, "the members of Laois County Council have expressed strong opposition to this Bill. If enacted, it will remove the powers from the Local Authority members in particular, the local knowledge and also our reserved functions under Section 183 notices of the disposal of public lands owned by the Local Authorities". pdf icon PDF 117 KB

3(d)

Letter dated 3rd March 2021 from Sligo County Council conveying the terms of a resolution passed at their recent meeting "To call on Sligo County Council to write to the Government and An Post asking them to give a two year extension to the current contract that most of the local Post Offices are engaged in. This is because COVID-19 has had a dramatic negative effect on their income due to the reduction in footfall". pdf icon PDF 377 KB

3(e)

Letter dated 3rd March 2021 from Sligo County Council conveying the terms of a resolution passed at their recent meeting "To call on Sligo County Council to formally request the Minister for Agriculture to seek the appointment of 'an Independent Meat Regulator' with statutory powers. The purpose of such an independent regulator will be to have legislative powers to investigate anti-competitive behaviour by meat processors, meat traders, bodies associated with the trade of meat, trade of meat by-products and/or trade by retailers who operate along the meat supply chain". pdf icon PDF 420 KB

3(f)

Letter dated 3rd March 2021 from Sligo County Council conveying the terms of a resolution passed at their recent meeting "that Sligo County Council engage with their partners including Sligo PPN, Sligo Volunteer Centre to address the urgent needs of the hundreds of community groups across County Sligo who are facing a funding crisis to keep electricity, insurance, credit facilities, heating, maintenance costs and other recurring fixed costs serviced as a result of the Covid-19 pandemic". A full copy of the resolution is contained in the agenda pack. pdf icon PDF 513 KB

3(g)

Letter dated 3rd March 2021 from Sligo County Council conveying the terms of a resolution passed at their recent meeting "that Sligo County Council make a formal submission to the Minister for Housing, Local Government & Heritage outlining our complete opposition to the proposed provisions of the Land Development Agency Bill 2021. The proposed removal of the Section 183 reserved function of Elected Members in relation to the disposal of local authority held land. As advocates for the empowerment of Local Government, we can never support or accept any diminution in the reserved functions and powers of the elected Councillors". A full copy of the resolution is contained in the agenda pack. pdf icon PDF 539 KB

3(h)

Letter dated 9th March 2021 from Dún Laoghaire-Rathdown County Council conveying the terms of two resolutions passed at their recent meeting "That Dún Laoghaire-Rathdown County Council, recognising the scale of the Housing crisis, reaffirms its commitment to work with Government and all relevant agencies towards delivering new housing units and in particular ensuring that sufficient Social and Affordable housing is built for those in need of same. Recognising, however, its responsibility to use DLR property in the best interests of society this Council rejects the provisions contained in the LDA Bill removing the role of the elected members in approving the transfer/sale of lands to the LDA". A full copy of the resolutions are contained in the agenda pack. pdf icon PDF 125 KB

3(i)

Letter dated 16th March 2021 from Kerry County Council conveying the terms of a resolution passed at their recent meeting "that we the Members of Kerry County Council oppose the introduction of the Land Development Agency Bill". pdf icon PDF 91 KB

3(j)

Letter dated the 23rd March 2021 from Wicklow County Council conveying the terms of a resolution passed at their recent meeting "that the Members of Wicklow County Council call on the Government to reinstate, in the Land Development Agency Bill, the legal requirement that Councillors must consent to the sale of all public land in the ownership of the Council by way of a Disposal Motion (Section 183) voted for by a majority of Councillors in public session". pdf icon PDF 92 KB

3(k)

Letter dated the 24th March 2021 from Louth County Council conveying the terms of a resolution passed at their recent meeting "calling on the Minister of Housing and or the Oireachtas members to amend the LDA Bill to remove s.49 and 56 of the bill as it is 'ultra vires' the programme of Government and is a direct stripping of Local Government Councillors executive powers". pdf icon PDF 103 KB

3(l)

Letter dated the 24th March 2021 from Galway County Council conveying the terms of a resolution passed at their recent meeting calling on "Galway County Council to make a formal submission to the Minister for Housing Local Government & Heritage outlining our complete opposition to the proposed provisions of the Land Development Agency Bill 2021. The proposed removal of the Section 183 reserved function of Elected Members in relation to the disposal of local authority held land to the LDA as provided for in Part 7 Section 56 of the bill is unacceptable and an affront to local democracy . As advocates for the empowerment of local government, we can never support or accept any diminution in the reserved functions and powers of elected Councillors". A full copy of the resolutions are contained in the agenda pack) pdf icon PDF 45 KB

3(m)

Letter dated the 29th March 2021 from Mayo County Council conveying the terms of a resolution passed at their recent meeting "that Mayo County Council wishes to formally outline its complete opposition to the proposed provisions of the Land Development Agency Bill 2021. The proposed removal of the Section 183 reserved function of Elected Members in relation to the disposal of local authority held land to the LDA as provided for in Part 7 Section 56 of the bill is unacceptable and an affront to Local Democracy. As advocates for the empowerment of local government, we can never support or accept any diminution in the reserved functions and powers of the Elected Councillors". A full copy of the resolution is contained in the agenda pack. pdf icon PDF 172 KB

3(n)

Letter dated the 9th March 2021 from Limerick County Council conveying the terms of a resolution passed at their recent meeting "that Limerick County Council request Iconic Newspapers Ltd. to recognise the National Union of Journalists and engage with the NUJ worker representatives to address concerns of their employees working in the Limerick Leader newspaper". pdf icon PDF 38 KB

PART II - GOVERNANCE ISSUES

4.

To confirm the minutes of the Special City Council Meeting held on the 8th February 2021, the monthly City Council Meeting held on the 1st March 2021 and the Special City Council meeting held on the 8th March 2021. pdf icon PDF 279 KB

Additional documents:

5.

Report No. 112/2021 of the North Central Area Committee - Proposal to declare the roads & footpaths at 1-7 Parkview, Kincora Court, Clontarf, Dublin 3 to be public roads & footpaths. pdf icon PDF 728 KB

6.

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:

6(zz)

Report No. 93/2021 of the Chief Executive (O. Keegan) - Proposed development at Number 30 Sackville Avenue, comprising the demolition of an existing derelict house and the construction of three, two storey, three bedroomed terraced houses. The site is within the Strategic Development and Regeneration Area (SDRA) "Croke Villas and Environs" as defined in the Dublin City Development Plan 2016 - 2022. pdf icon PDF 9 MB

6(b)

Report No. 97/2021 of the Chief Executive (O. Keegan) - Proposed demolition of street facing boundary treatments of the formerly used senior citizen housing complex and the development of 46 apartment dwellings intended for use by older persons, in two blocks on either side of St Finbar's Road, Cabra, Dublin 7. pdf icon PDF 2 MB

6(c)

Report No. 87/2021 of the Chief Executive (O. Keegan) - Proposal for 12 No. apartments arranged in four blocks with associated car parking and site amenity space at Belcamp, Priorswood, Dublin 17. pdf icon PDF 7 MB

7.

Granting of Licenses and Leases to Community and Voluntary Groups:

7(a)

Report No. 115/2021 of the Executive Manager (P. Clegg) - With reference to the proposed grant of a further licence of the premises at No.5 Emor Street, Dublin 8 to DePaul Ireland. pdf icon PDF 195 KB

7(b)

Report No. 116/2021 of the Executive Manager (P. Clegg) - With reference to the proposed grant of a further licence of part of the Bluebell Community & Youth Centre, Bluebell, Dublin 12. pdf icon PDF 285 KB

8.

Disposal of Property:

8(a)

Report No. 118/2021 of the Executive Manager (P. Clegg) - With further reference to the proposed disposal of site at Balbutcher Lane Lower, Ballymun, Dublin 11. pdf icon PDF 235 KB

8(b)

Report No. 119/2021 of the Executive Manager (P. Clegg) - With reference to the proposed disposal of a plot to the rear of 74 Brian Road, Marino, Dublin 3.

8(c)

Report No. 120/2021 of the Assistant Chief Executive (R. Shakespeare) - With reference to the proposed disposal of 8 apartments in New Priory, Hole in the Wall Road, Dublin 13.

9.

Disposal of Fee Simple and Freehold Interest:

9(a)

Report No. 101/2021 of the Executive Manager (D. O'Connor) - With reference to the disposal of the Fee Simple Interest under the Landlord and Tenant (Ground Rents) (No. 2) Act, 1978 in 20 premises.

9(b)

Report No. 117/2021 of the Assistant Chief Executive (R. Shakespeare) - With reference to the proposed disposal of fee simple interest in a site at Coruba House, St. Agnes Road, Crumlin, Dublin 12. pdf icon PDF 2 MB

In compliance with Section 183 of the Local Government Act 2001 copies of Report No.'s 101, 115, 116, 117, 118, 119 and 120/2021 were circulated to every Member of Council on 31st March 2021.

10.

Record of Protected Structures:

10(a)

Report No. 107/2021 of the Assistant Chief Executive (R. Shakespeare) - Addition of No.6 Parkgate Street, Dublin 8 to the Record of Protected Structures in accordance with Section 54 and 55 of the Planning and Development Act, 2000 (as amended). pdf icon PDF 676 KB

10(b)

Report No. 108/2021 of the Assistant Chief Executive (R. Shakespeare) - Addition of No.7 Parkgate Street, Dublin 8 to the Record of Protected Structures in accordance with Section 54 and 55 of the Planning and Development Act, 2000 (as amended). pdf icon PDF 700 KB

10(c)

Report No. 109/2021 of the Assistant Chief Executive (R. Shakespeare) - Addition of No.8 Parkgate Street, Dublin 8 to the Record of Protected Structures in accordance with Section 54 and 55 of the Planning and Development Act, 2000 (as amended). pdf icon PDF 905 KB

10(d)

Report No. 110/2021 of the Assistant Chief Executive (R. Shakespeare) - Addition of 139-149 North King Street, Dublin 7 to the Record of Protected Structures in accordance with Section 54 and 55 of the Planning and Development Act, 2000 (as amended). pdf icon PDF 822 KB

10(e)

Report No. 111/2021 of the Assistant Chief Executive (R. Shakespeare) - Addition of No. 31 Old Kilmainham, Dublin 8 to the Record of Protected Structures in accordance with Section 54 and 55 of the Planning and Development Act, 2000 (as amended). pdf icon PDF 657 KB

11.

Report No. 99/2021 of the Assistant Chief Executive (B. Kenny) - Dublin City Council Monthly Housing Delivery Report. pdf icon PDF 849 KB

12.

Report No. 91/2021 of the Head of Finance (K. Quinn) - Monthly Local Fund Statement and reports as submitted under the EU/IMF Framework. pdf icon PDF 976 KB

13.

Report No. 104/2021 of the Budget Consultative Group - Budget Consultative Group Allocation of €6.1m 2020 Funding for Additional Covid Expenditure and Non-Rates Income. pdf icon PDF 695 KB

14.

Report No. 113/2021 of the Head of Finance (K. Quinn) - Rates Debtors as at 31st December 2020. pdf icon PDF 740 KB

15.

Report No. 102/2021 of the Chief Executive (O. Keegan) - With reference to Revised Expenditure for 2020 submitted in accordance with Section 104 Local Government Act 2001. pdf icon PDF 430 KB

16.

Report No. 127/2021 of the Chief Executive (O. Keegan) - With reference to the Annual Financial Statements 2020. pdf icon PDF 32 KB

Additional documents:

17.

Report No. 103/2021 of the Assistant Chief Executive & City Engineer (J. Flanagan) - Update on Covid Mobility Measures and Major Walking and Cycling Projects. pdf icon PDF 1 MB

18.

Report No. 114/2021 of the Chief Executive (O. Keegan) - Monthly Management Report - April 2021. pdf icon PDF 934 KB

PART III - POLICY AND BREVIATES

19.

Strategic Policy Committee Breviates:

19(a)

Report No. 86/2021 of the Planning and Urban Form Strategic Policy Committee - Breviate of the meeting held on the 24th November 2020, Councillor Ray McAdam, Chairperson. pdf icon PDF 170 KB

19(b)

Report No. 88/2021 of the Arts, Culture, Leisure and Recreation Strategic Policy Committee - Breviate of the meeting held on the 15th February 2021, Councillor Cat O'Driscoll, Chairperson. pdf icon PDF 239 KB

19(c)

Report No. 105/2021 of the Finance Strategic Policy Committee - Breviate of meeting held on the 25th March 2021, Councillor Séamas McGrattan, Chairperson. pdf icon PDF 252 KB

19(d)

Report No. 84/2021 of the Housing Strategic Policy Committee - Breviate of the meeting held on the 10th February 2021, Councillor Alison Gilliland, Chairperson. pdf icon PDF 491 KB

19(e)

Report No. 95/2021 of the Housing Strategic Policy Committee - Breviate of the meeting held on the 10th March 2021, Councillor Alison Gilliland, Chairperson. pdf icon PDF 315 KB

20.

Area Committee Breviates:

20(a)

Report No. 83/2021 of the Central Area Committee - Breviate of the Special Meeting held on the 25th February 2021, Councillor Janice Boylan, Chairperson. pdf icon PDF 27 KB

20(b)

Report No. 92/2021 of the Central Area Committee - Breviate of the meeting held on the 9th March 2021, Councillor Janice Boylan, Chairperson. pdf icon PDF 119 KB

20(c)

Report No. 96/2021 of the North Central Area Committee - Breviate of the meeting held on the 15th March, 2021, Councillor Donna Cooney, Chairperson. pdf icon PDF 138 KB

20(d)

Report No. 94/2021 of the North West Area Committee - Breviate of the meeting held on the 16th March 2021, Councillor Caroline Conroy Chairperson. pdf icon PDF 264 KB

20(e)

Report No. 90/2021 of the South Central Area Committee - Breviate of the meeting held on the 10th March 2021, Councillor Vincent Jackson, Chairperson. pdf icon PDF 137 KB

20(f)

Report No. 89/2021 of the South East Area Committee - Breviate of the meeting held on the 8th March 2021, Councillor Dermot Lacey, Chairperson. pdf icon PDF 123 KB

21.

Dublin City Joint Policing Committee and Area Joint Policing Committee Breviates:

21(a)

Report No. 82/2021 of the Dublin City Joint Policing Committee - Breviate of the meeting held on 26th January 2021, Councillor Mannix Flynn, Vice-Chairperson. pdf icon PDF 347 KB

21(b)

Report No. 106/2021 of the Dublin City Joint Policing Committee - Breviate of the meeting held on 23rd March 2021, Councillor Daithí De Róiste, Chairperson. pdf icon PDF 363 KB

21(c)

Report No. 100/2021 of the North West Area Joint Policing Sub Committee - Breviate of the meeting held on the 22nd March 2021, Councillor Keith Connolly Chairperson. pdf icon PDF 125 KB

22.

Report No. 98/2021 of the Corporate Policy Group - Breviate of the meeting held on the 19th February 2021, Lord Mayor Hazel Chu, Chairperson. pdf icon PDF 199 KB

PART IV - TOPICAL ISSUES

23.

Topical Issues - As decided by Council on the night

PART V - MOTIONS

24.

Emergency Motion(s)

25.

Motions on Notice pdf icon PDF 338 KB