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Approval given to hand over land to Foxford Alzheimer’s Day Care Centre

The Swinford Electoral Area Committee this week gave initial approval for Mayo County Council to give a half-acre site to the Foxford Alzheimer’s Day Care Centre on a 99-year lease for a nominal fee. The patch of land is located on Admiral Browne Road, Foxford beside a portion of land that the council has already given for the construction of a medical centre in the future.

Swinford coucillors have not allocated €60,000 for local road improvements

Half of the Notice of Motion allocation money for the Swinford area for local road improvements in 2012 had not been allocated as of Tuesday of this week, it has emerged. Each county councillor that sits on Mayo County Council is given an allocation, known as a Notice of Motion allocation for improvement works to be carried on specific local roads as dictated by them, each year by Mayo County Council. This years adopted Roadwork’s Scheme for Mayo County Council, saw each of the 31 councillors in Mayo get allocated €30,000 for these Notice of Motion allocations, which the councillors had already approved in the yearly budgetary process. The councillors also get a allocation of €27,500 of a special allocation for surface dressing each year, and also up to this year were given an allocation for local improvement scheme (LIS) for use on private roads of constituents, which was removed by the Government to much anger of elected councillors.

Airport plan paves the way for employment and investment

A blueprint for the future development of Ireland West Airport Knock is to be approved by the members of Mayo County Council on Monday, following its adoption by the members of the Swinford electoral area committee this week.

Councillors give Knock Airport local area plan the go ahead

The Ireland West Airport Knock Local Area Plan 2012 to 2018 was given the go ahead at a special meeting of Mayo County Council last Monday. The plan had been up for adoption at the normal July monthly meeting of the council, but was postponed so some amendments to the plan could be made, following consultations between the airport management, council management, and councillors.

Decrease in number of road deaths in Mayo

Road safety officer with Mayo County Council, Noel Gibbons, told members of the roads and transportation SPC there has been a reduction in the number of road deaths nationally and in the county, with six road deaths in Mayo to date this year.

The welcome to Mayo sign is ‘disgraceful’

The welcome to Mayo sign on the Charlestown bypass is the “most miserable sign” and is “disgraceful’ commented Councillor Blackie Gavin at the Roads and Transportation SPC on Monday.

Councillors refuse to extinguish right of way

Despite advice from the executive of Mayo County Council and a compromise proposal to delay a decision for a month to seek legal advice, the elected members of Mayo County Council this week voted not to extinguish a public right of way at a junction at Carrowbaun, Swinford.

‘No hedge funds’ for trimming boundary fences

Farmers are responsible for the maintenance of their own boundary fences. That was the message loud and clear from the Swinford electoral area committee this week.

Swinford are briefs

Councillor Joe Mellett was re-elected as chair of the Swinford Electoral Area Committee on Monday.

Swinford area councillors reject N5 access road safety report

Swinford Electoral Area committee Councillors have proposed that a right of access road off the N5 remain open, even though a safety audit recommended the closure of the road in order to enhance road safety.

 

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