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Athlone Town Council’s final budget heralded sentiment and emotion from councillors and executive members who are sorry to see the end of the local authority.
Athlone is in a very unique position spanning two counties, and town councillors are to make a submission to Minister Phil Hogan regarding the proposed Local Government Reform which would do away with Athlone Town Council.
Athlone Town Council are looking to meet with An Taoiseach, Enda Kenny, as well as the Táiniste, Eamon Gilmore, as questions remain over the decision to downgrade Custume Barracks.
An Athlone councillor is suggesting the introduction of a small grants scheme for the renewal of unoccupied shop fronts in the town centre.
There was shock and praise in equal measures at the end of Monday’s meeting of Athlone Town Council when town clerk John Walsh announced he had presided over his final council meeting.
A fear of water combined with the Tiger’s demise has seen the adoption of a plan prepared for the southerly expansion of Athlone between Burgess Park and Willow Park postponed for at least four years until the ongoing study on Shannon flooding is published in 2014.
Plans of the local authority to take Cloghanboy estate in charge were adjourned for at least a month after a councillor raised a question about whether the developers had promised to install speed ramps.
A €22m relief road, deemed “a pivotal and strategic route” for the future of Athlone, will have to wait for development levies from future businesses to fund it, this week’s meeting of the town council heard.
Westmeath County Council is calling on Minister for Education Batt O’Keeffe to ensure funding is made available for the upskilling of the county’s adults.
News that funding of €1.45 million has been awarded to the town council towards the conversion of the Fr Matthew Hall into an art gallery sparked fresh debate this week on the merits of the project.