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North West SPCA in Mayo is to receive €12,000 in funding from Mayo County Council as a result of a long discussion on animal welfare that took up much of the December meeting of the council this week, with everything from dog-breeding, dog-abandoning, sheep worrying, goats eating up gardens and cruelty to horses being highlighted by councillors.
The Mayo Draft County Development Plan 2021-2027 is to go on public display in the next few weeks until early March and the public is being encouraged to get involved and have their say on how they wish the county to develop.
The elected members of Mayo County Council will meet on Monday, November 23, at 11am, to try and adopt a budget for the coming year - if they fail to do so on that day they have scheduled in a second day on Wednesday, November 25, to carry over the meeting to make a decision.
A number of Mayo county councillors have welcomed the engagement between the elected members and council officials on the drawing up of the new draft development plan for the county.
Cllr Al McDonnell has called for a new process to be put in place for Mayo County Council to 'take over roads that are falling between two stools' following the changing of the way the Local Improvement Scheme (LIS) works.
A Fine Gael councillor has claimed that only six of the 19 CCTV cameras in the county town are working.
Pressure needs to be kept up on Irish Rail to ensure that a bridge is built at Kilnageer, outside of Castlebar, a local councillor said this week.
Fianna Fail's Mayo County Council whip Cllr Damien Ryan has called for the local authority to find a new permanent home for council meetings during the Covid-19 crisis - until the council can move back to holding full meetings in the existing council chamber at Aras an Chontae in Castlebar.
The issue of planning permission in rural areas in Mayo is set to come to the fore again over the coming months as the elected councillors work on adopting a new county development plan.
Mayo County Councillor Cllr Al McDonnell has appealed to 'whoever is responsible for a spate of road sign thefts in his area to stop what they are doing'.