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An independent councillor has called for the upcoming time change on October 25 NOT to happen and asked the council to write to the relevant Minister to forward on his plea.
The minutes of the February meeting of the Ballina Municipal District were amended at its May meeting, which took place last Friday in the Ballina Arts centre.
Independent Cllr Seamus Weir twice this week expressed his disappointment at the allocation of only €50,000 by Transport Infrastructure Ireland for the proposed Ballina Bypass. He hit out at the allocation at the Roads Strategic Policy Committee meeting as well as at the Ballina Municipal District.
The elected members of the Ballina Municipal District have agreed to send a letter to the Department of Agriculture, Food and the Marine to request the cull of a number of seals in Killala Bay.
Ballina has seen a large chunk of its current area hived off and it is probably for the best, with the towns of Foxford and Swinford now in the Swinford Electoral Area following the latest boundary commission report.
Mayo County Council have appointed McCarthy Keville O’Sullivan, Environmental and Planning Consultants, to develop a plan around the joint development of the towns of Castlebar and Westport.
Projects and events that had been earmarked for funding by the elected members of the Ballina Municipal District from the general municipal allocation (GMA) will have access to draw down those funds next week after an increase in parking charges in Ballina was adopted by the district earlier this week.
The raising of a loan of €2.5 million for the purchase of 40 acres of land in the Westport House estate by Mayo County Council, along with some other land the council is looking at buying in the county, was passed without any formal objections at the council's February meeting on Monday.
A total of €12,228.26 was paid in expenses by Mayo County Council to elected members to attend just two events last year. When it came to expenses for conferences, training and meetings in Ireland, a total of €72,438.85 was paid out to the members for 2016 who, according to the figures released, attended 201 conferences and training events between them, working out at an average of €360 per claim.
The possibility of a 'significant' portion of the Mary Robinson Archive being housed in Ballina is something that is still alive, and if there is support for that it is something Mayo County Council will discuss with NUIG, the chief executive of Mayo County Council said this week.