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Technical staff from Mayo County Council are currently carrying out a stock survey of the 640 local authority housing units in the West Mayo Municipal District, a meeting of the district was told this week.
The long awaited sewerage scheme for Belmullet town looks like it could be at least another year away from seeing construction work on the ground.
The problem of pyrite in local authority homes is something Mayo County Council is trying to address and is pushing with the relevant Government departments it was said this week.
In last week’s issue of the Mayo Advertiser (January 16, 2015) on page two we carried a story titled “Confusion in council chamber over vote on Irish Water motion.” Due to an editorial error, we failed to include a second amendment to the motion referred to in the article put forward by Cllr Lisa Chambers. We repeated the initial amendment put forward by Cllr Al McDonnell by error and attributed it to Cllr Chambers.
The application by a single company, BioAtlantis Teo, for exclusive rights to cut and harvest seaweed in Clew Bay has sparked major fears among local farmers who have traditionally cut seaweed in the area. Such has been the concern to the application for 10 year exclusive rights lodged by BioAtlantis Teo a new community group the Clew Bay Seaweed Association was formed recently.
Mayo County Council took not one, but two votes on what appeared on the surface to be the same motion last Monday and ended up with two different results.
Two Mayo Sinn Féin representatives have hit out this week at what they described as a calculated campaign to use an alleged sexual abuse victim as a political pawn to stop the rise of their party.
Mayo County Council is to debate the procedure in relation to its receiving presentations from outside groups and organisations in the future.
At last Monday’s meeting of Mayo County Council the elected members of the council voted to lower the local property tax by three per cent. The lowering of the rate will in 2015 save homeowners between €2.70 and €6.75 in total over the year, but will leave a hole in the council’s overall budget of €321,000 which must be met by the council’s own resources.