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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.
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.
A number of high profile Mayo candidates have been put forward to contest the upcoming elections for the 26th Seanad.
Councillors in the Claremorris-Swinford Municipal District have called on Irish Water to introduce a waiver system for connection of a water supply to graveyards, following a demand to the council of €13,000 from the utility to connect a water supply to Taugheen Old Cemetery.
Councillors in south Mayo are looking for enhanced traffic calming measures to be put in place in the village of Kilmaine, due to the large increased volume of traffic going through the village since the opening of the M18 motorway from Tuam to Dublin.
Claremorris has seen a boundary change like the rest of the local areas for today's election with the north eastern part of of the constituency moving into the Swinford area, and long with it, Sinn Fein councillor Gerry Murray, who took 1,971 first preferences and was elected on the first count five years ago, as were Cllr Patsy O'Brien and Cllr Richard Finn.
Farmers are under intense pressure due to the harsh winter with a lack of fodder their prime concern at the minute.
Almost 5,000 people will be moved back into Mayo for future general elections following the publication of the latest Constituency Commission report which was published this week. The previous Constituency Commission report saw around 7,500 people moved from Mayo to Galway West and the county see its number of TDs drop from five to four, even with the return of the 4,873 people to the Mayo constituency for the next election the county will remain as a four seat constituency.
The village of Cong in particular is still suffering because of the flooding that first occurred last December. At the January meeting of the Claremorris Municipal District of Mayo County Council, director of services Paddy Mahon outlined in a presentation the areas that have been affected and the efforts the council has made to keep things under control.