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Nimbyism and the first party-political spat of next year’s local elections dominated the meeting to decide the siting of the long-awaited playground for Tyrrellspass earlier this week.
The resolution of the casual trading bay conundrum for the square in Kilbeggan was finalised this week, despite the debate descending into a party-political spat about whether or not to scrap flower beds for additional parking.
Westmeath County Council has unveiled a new road scheme that will give residents access to €5m in funds for local road improvements, but councillors are less than enthusiastic about it.
The AA’s director of policy has poured cold water on a Westmeath county councillor’s suggestion that drivers should use winter or all-weather tyres.
The village of Tang will remain in the dark for yet another year, as there is no money in Westmeath County Council’s budget for lighting.
Kilbeggan area councillors are to hold a special meeting to discuss the Local Area Plan for Ballinagore, after they expressed concern about aspects of the plan.
The long term wisdom of the outgoing county council was in scant evidence once again when it decided to object to a plan to protect a number of wildlife areas within the county at its final meeting last week (May 20) before the election.
Despite getting a very prudent budget drafted and adopted, it was the state of rural roads that got the councillors in a flurry in the council chamber at the Budget meeting just before Christmas.