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The new Chair of the Westport Electoral Area Committee is Councillor Peter Flynn, who was elected at the area meeting on Monday.
New Cathaoirleach of Westport Town Council Councillor Christy Hyland said that he “will walk the walk, rather than talk the talk” during his time in the chair.
The proposed 16-camera CCTV system for Westport is estimated to cost €600k, members of the joint policing committee were informed on Monday.
Westport town councillors have voted against the introduction of on-street car parking charges, from April to October, which means that the €150,000 revenue needed to “balance the books” for the 2011 budget needs to be culled from expenditure.
Having pay and display parking on the streets of Westport, which was decided upon following the recent budget, is still a hotly debated issue among local town councillors, who voiced their concerns at a traffic management meeting held last Thursday.
The annual Westport Cathaoirleach awards will be presented at the Cathaoirleach’s Ball on February 19 in Knockranny House Hotel.
A delegation from Westport Town Council is to go to the offices of the NRA in order to meet representatives, as they “won’t come to us”.
The Cathaoirleach of Westport Town Council was branded “ignorant” in her actions in silencing Councillor Christy Hyland during the annual budget meeting which was held last week.
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.
The contentious issue of ongoing charity collectors from outside the area confronting the public at locations which target vulnerable people, was raised at the Westport joint policing committee meeting on Monday last. However Superintendent Mick Murray urged the public not to be intimidated by charity collectors and to walk on by if they do not wish to donate monies.