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The one thing which has been clear from the outset of the life of the new Galway City Council has been that it will be different from the last couple of chambers.
Galway City Council is to produce a comprehensive report on the sewerage system in the Ballinfoyle Park area amid reports of sewage oozing out in back gardens and green areas.
Independents, female candidates, and Fianna Fáil stand poised as the main winners when the votes for the 2014 Local Elections in Galway city are counted this weekend; but Labour is fearful it could be reduced to just two councillors in City Hall.
The Galway County Council is to be the lead authority in the €300 million Galway City Outer Bypass scheme with new consultants being appointed to prepare a new application which could be ready for submission to An Bord Pleanála 15 months from now.
Independent legal advice is being sought by city councillors who continue to plead with city manager Brendan McGrath not to continue with plans to privatise the household waste collection service.
Traffic gridlock and lack of adequate taxi rank spaces at Ceannt Station is “chaos” and will result in someone being injured if nothing is done, warned director of services Ciarán Hayes after outlining proposals for a new taxi rank at Fairgreen Road, which is hoped will alleviate the problem and make the area safer for the public.
Galway city’s three electoral wards are next week due for major revisions ahead of next year’s Local Elections with extra seats for two wards, Galway City East to lose a seat, and Menlo, Castlelawn, and Tirellan to be transferred into Galway City Central.
The ghost of protests past is set to take form in the centre of the city today with members of the Occupy Galway movement holding a ‘Re-occupy Eyre Square event’ from midday today.
Michael Ring TD, Minister of State for Tourism and Sport visited Leisureland last week on the invitation of Leisureland’s board of directors. His visit to the Salthill facility was dual-purpose. Firstly, the minister wanted to see first hand the new improvements to Leisureland’s pool plant facilities, which were upgraded recently, aided by the provision of a substantial grant from the ministers department.
With around two years to go before the next local elections, political parties will already be focusing on their representative candidates and their prospects of success in what is likely to be a highly formative election.