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Members of Mullingar Town Council who have never been mayor may still get the opportunity to don the mayoral chain of office before the council is disbanded in May.
A temporary ramp has been put in place at Mullingar Railway Station to cater for wheelchair users, following concern that the ramp had been blocked off due to loose slates on the roof.
Westmeath’s councillors see housing as the biggest challenge for 2014, with one councillor predicting a housing shortage as “an explosion that’s about to happen”.
The starting gun has officially gone off in the Westmeath 2014 Local Elections with councillors anxious to secure gritting on rural roads at the annual county council budget meeting which was held this week.
The 2014 changes to local government will see the beginning of a move to harmonise rates across the county, but councillors fear that it will have a negative impact on business people.
Westmeath’s Community and Voluntary Forum presented a wish-list of proposals to the Mullingar Area Committee earlier this week, detailing their requests for improvements in a variety of areas.
Fine Gael continue to surprise in its ongoing candidate selection process after sitting councillor Colm Arthur was defeated in his effort to return to his party’s ticket for next year’s local elections.
While the establishment of a cycleway in the Athlone-Mullingar rail corridor will not jeopardise any future plans to reopen the rail line, if the railway does reopen at any stage the cycleway will have to be moved.
Just 24 hours after Westmeath’s chief fire officer outlined a plan to streamline fire services in the county, councillors hit out, fearing job losses and a risk to health and safety.
Mullingar’s Aidan Davitt says faceless bureaucrats and civil servants are so out of touch with the reality of business, that they should take inspiration from the TV programme, The Takeover.