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The impending abolition of the town councils was discussed by the Westport councillors at last week’s annual budget meeting. Cllr Christy Hyland first raised the issue by saying: “Westport is a good example of a town council and now people will have to go over to the new municipal authority with cap in hand like Oliver, asking please sir can I have more?”
Following the Polish air crash tragedy, which resulted in the death of the Polish president, his wife and 95 other people, the Cathaoirleach of Westport Town Council, Councillor Myles Staunton has asked the town clerk to set up a book of condolences at the offices of Westport Town Council. The Book of Condolences will be forwarded to the Polish Embassy.
Fine Gael town councillor and candidate in the forthcoming Westport Town Council elections Myles Staunton has submitted the picture below to highlight the wasting of taxpayers’ money by the Government and the effect this can have on local issues.
With a large workload being placed on Mayo County Council outdoor staff to repair damage caused during the recent cold snap, the members of the Ballina electoral area expressed their anger that the council is not allowed to replace retiring staff. The issue was raised by Fine Gael Councillor Eddie Staunton. “I recently attended a retirement function in Crossmolina where four members of the outdoor staff in this area had retired,” Cllr Staunton told the meeting. “Unfortunately another member of the outdoor staff has also died recently. That is five outdoor staff that this council are not allowed to replace. How can the council be expected to provide the services to the people if they are five people down on where they were last year?”