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Two years on, how are our city councillors performing?

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The current membership of the Galway City Council started their term almost two years ago in a welter of controversy surrounding the forming of a political alliance to hold the balance of power (and positions) for the following five years.

Galway City Council offers support to Mayor Mike Cubbard following threats

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Galway City Council chief executive Brendan McGrath has condemned the threats made to Mayor Mike Cubbard.

Waste water and poor planning threaten city's future development

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In its recent publication, Wastewater Treatment in Galway, An Taisce reminded us that until the wastewater treatment plant on Mutton Island came into operation in 2004, this city had historically allowed 6,000,000 litres of untreated raw sewage a day to flow out into Galway Bay, a Special Area of Conservation.

Now is the time for a cycle lane in Salthill

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With public transport likely to be a "reduced option for many commuters for the foreseeable future", now is the time to reignite plans to develop a cycle lane for Salthill, along the area's iconic promenade.

Councillors concerned they will have to vote again on rejected speed limits

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Councillors have expressed fears that the proposals for speed limits and increases they rejected this week will come back to them unchanged, leaving Galway with little ability to create speed limits suitable for different areas of the city.

No public access to council meetings yet

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Members of the public will not be able to access Galway City Council meetings via online for the time being, a spokesperson for the local authority has confirmed.

Eliminate the vape, say councillors

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City councillors are supporting calls for a ban on vaping in all public buildings including schools, hospitals, and all workplaces throughout is the city.

Galway voters may directly elect mayor in 2024 Local Elections.

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Citizens may have the opportunity to elect the mayor of the city in 2024 after city councillors backed a motion calling on the Minister for Local Government Darragh O'Brien to hold a plebiscite vote for a directly elected mayor with executive functions on Monday evening.

Councillors criticise location for direct provision living complex

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The location of the new 140 person direct provision independent living complex has been criticised by city councillors.

Councillors demand outlawing of mobile phones without identification

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A motion calling on the Government to legislate for the outlawing of the purchase of mobile phones, SIM cards, and other electronic communication devices without a valid form of identification has been passed by the Galway City Council.

 

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