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Plans to make Westport a model town when it comes to environmentally friendly transport took another big step forward on Monday.
ODAY SEES the opening of the Shorelines Arts Festival, which will be held throughout this weekend, in Portumna, selected as County Galway’s first Village of Culture.
An application for CCTV for Westport has been forwarded to Garda Headquarters. According to Superintendent Aiden Foley the application has been sent and he hopes to be called to present to the Garda CCTV committee at the next quarterly meeting. However, the superintendent could not give the town’s JPC meeting a date when CCTV would be up and running.
Councillor Myles Staunton made a proposal at the Westport Joint Policing Committee meeting this week that a provision should be put in the Anti-Social policy document which will enable the “immediate expulsion from local authority housing” of anyone who lives in social housing and who allows someone who is involved in anti-social behaviour to stay with them.
Two CCTV cameras will soon be installed in Westport as part of the town’s CCTV system.
Councillor Christy Hyland asked whether there has been any progress on trying to allocate a drop-off point for school buses in the town.
Labour councillor Keith Martin is calling on Westport people to make submissions on the new town and environs plan before the closing date of September 14. The plan deals with Westport House, Knockranny/Colonel Woods, and Westport town and environs.
Westport town councillors have struck a two per cent rate decrease; even though a counter-proposal was made by Councillor Brendan Mulroy to delay striking a rate until a discussion about pay and display in the town is held at a traffic meeting.
Fine Gael Deputy Michael Ring has hit out at the local authority for not salting the footpaths of Westport in recent days, which he described as “just a joke” and a “disgrace” as many people were seriously injured from slips.”
Spraoi na Nollaig will once again take place in Westport this Christmas following its successful debut last year and in the process will add to the growing calendar of events in the town, it was announced at the town council’s October meeting.