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Councillors refuse to increase Local Property Tax

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The elected members of Mayo County Council refused a call to raise the Local Property Tax (LPT) by 15 per cent at the September meeting of Mayo County Council.

Councillor says coach drivers afraid of damaging their coaches on scenic routes

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Westport based independent councillor Christy Hyland said at this month's Mayo County Council meeting that coach operators are refusing to use some routes in Mayo along the Wild Atlantic Way - because hedges and tree branches are damaging their coaches.

Still no movement on Westport pay and display proposals

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The row over the potential imposition of on-street parking charges in Westport moved up another notch again this week.

Over 70 submissions received on Westport parking bye-laws

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The controversial topic of the introduction of on-street parking charges in Westport is set to a head on Monday.

Councillors were paid €876k last year

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Mayo County Council made payments of €875,561.82 to current and former councillors last year.

Two and a half year delay from OPW to come back on flood report

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Councillors in the West Mayo Municipal District were left perplexed last week, when they were informed that it took the Office of Public Works two and a half years to come back with questions to Mayo County Council on a report for flood defence works in Carrowholly.

All eyes will be on the skies of Westport this summer

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It certainly will be destination Westport this May as the town hosts an airshow, loop-the-loops will swirl around the sky, and pilots will conduct nifty tricks with precision and a daredevil attitude, creating a day for the whole family to enjoy along Westport Quay on Sunday, May 14.

More than €12k paid in expenses for councillors to attend two events

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A total of €12,228.26 was paid in expenses by Mayo County Council to elected members to attend just two events last year. When it came to expenses for conferences, training and meetings in Ireland, a total of €72,438.85 was paid out to the members for 2016 who, according to the figures released, attended 201 conferences and training events between them, working out at an average of €360 per claim.

One hundred and fourteen estates have speed limits reduced to 30km per hour in Mayo

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Mayo County Council this week introduced new bye-laws to reduce the speed limit in 114 estates throughout the county to 30km per hour, this new slew of estates follows a reduction in the speed limit in 99 estates in 2015, and the council will be considering a further list of estates for implementation of a similar speed limit later this year.

Flood fears remain across the county

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This time last year large swathes of the county were under water with flooding in the south Mayo area particularly bad, the issue once again raised its head at the December meeting of Mayo County Council this week. The elected members were given a presentation by senior executive engineer Dave Mellett in regard to how the council should make a submission to the OPW on the Draft Flood Risk Management Plan for the Moy and Kilalla Bay and Erriff, Clew Bay, Blacksod, Broadhaven.

 

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