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In as emphatic terms as they possibly could say it last Monday a number of councillors from the West Mayo Municipal District said they would not stand for the area not having a stand alone director of services to look after the area when an upcoming reshuffle and appointment of two new full time directors of services is completed by Mayo County Council.
Independent councillor Christy Hyland was elected as the Cathoirleach of the West Mayo Municipal District at the district's annual general meeting on Monday afternoon in Westport. Cllr Hyland took over the chair of the district from fellow Independent councillor Michael Holmes, who was elected last year as the first Cathoirleach of the district.
The elected members of the West Mayo Municipal District have asked Mayo County Council to obtain legal advice after a Local Improvement Scheme (LIS) work on a private road in Kilmeena had been held up, because one of the residents on the road refused to give their approval for the work to take place.
The Fianna Fáil party will hold their selection convention for the next general election this evening. Despite local members of the party voting for three person ticket for the next election in March, party headquarters has decided a two candiate approach is the bst one to take and they have split the county into two along the old Mayo West and Mayo East constituency boundries.
The elected members of the West Mayo Municipal District gave their approval for Mayo County Council to proceed with its plans for the development of a new car park along with drainage and ancillary works for Bartraw Beach, Thornhill, Murrisk, at their March meeting this week. The item was proposed by Cllr Christy Hyland and seconded by Cllr Brendan Mulroy.
The condition of the pathway up Croagh Patrick, and ensuring that it is made safe, was raised again this week at the West Mayo Municipal District’s monthly meeting.
The chairperson of Fianna Fáil in Mayo says he believes there will be no overruling decree from headquarters in Dublin on who the local party should send forward for the next General Election.
Plans to make Westport a model town when it comes to environmentally friendly transport took another big step forward on Monday.
The architects section of Mayo County Council is looking at the prospect of constructing additional units in Tubber Hill in Westport a meeting of the West Mayo Municipal District was told this week.
With the one year anniversary of the serious flooding that affected parts of the county, councillors from the West Mayo Municipal District have expressed their disappointment that works still have not been carried out on one of the worst affected areas in Carrowholly. Independent councillor Christy Hyland said at this week’s meeting of the municipal district: “I’ll be very honest, the people feel abandoned by this council and I can’t emphasise it strongly enough. They feel totally abandoned. They were looking out last Friday morning at 7.30am at a 5m tide, I just wonder if there was a big wind what would have happened.”