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Despite stark warnings from officials of Mayo County Council advising an increase to the Local Property Tax in Mayo, no proposal was put forward by any of the 30 councillors at the September meeting of Mayo County Council on Monday last to either raise or lower the tax.
The elected members of the Claremorris-Swinford Municipal District have welcomed the news that a special workshop is to be scheduled with the housing officer of Mayo County Council to discuss housing plans in the area.
The elected members of the Claremorris-Swinford Municipal District have approved the extinguishing of two rights of way along the N17 to pave the way for the construction of a new bridge at the Lisduff junction.
After all the counting was said and done in the local elections, just like five years ago, the Independent councillors elected now hold the balance of power in the council chamber.
Claremorris has seen a boundary change like the rest of the local areas for today's election with the north eastern part of of the constituency moving into the Swinford area, and long with it, Sinn Fein councillor Gerry Murray, who took 1,971 first preferences and was elected on the first count five years ago, as were Cllr Patsy O'Brien and Cllr Richard Finn.
Following the closure of the nomination process for this month's local elections last weekend, the stage has been set with a total of 63 candidates set to chase the 30 seats up for grabs in Mayo County Council.
Road signs are being stolen off poles every day, a councillor alleged at the monthly meeting of the Claremorris Municipal District this week.
Mayo County Council made payments of €979,734.11 last year in salaries, expenses and allowances to 31 councillors.
A Ballyhaunis-based councillor outlined this week the harrowing experiences that a number of recent burglary victims in his area have reported to him in recent months.