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What have your local representatives been talking about this week?
The June meeting of Mayo County Conucil took place this week, catch up with what was being discussed by the councillors.
The elected members of Ballina Municipal District have expressed their dismay at the recent decision by Dublin Port to suspend the freight link to Ballina and have asked the council to write to the Minister for Transport and Dublin Port on the issue.
Fianna Fáil councillor Michael Loftus has raised the prospect of a proposed major tourist attraction in North Mayo not going ahead - due to the inability of the promoters to get insurance for the project.
The elected members of Ballina Municipal District have called for the Government to change the current pyrite redress scheme for householders affected by the issue, from 90 per cent funding for repairs to 100 per cent.
It is imperative to the connectivity of Ballina to other major towns in the county - that the N26 from Mount Falcon to Foxford and then on to Ballyvary to join up with the new N5 Castlebar to Westport - gets put back on the agenda - a number of councillors said this week.
Fine Gael councillor Jarlath Munnelly has asked Mayo County Council to consider putting a bundle of its roadworks projects out for tender, to ensure they are completed this year. Speaking at Mayo County Council’s April meeting this week, Cllr Munnelly said: “We will be under pressure in what is a very large roads project this year to get them all finished, it is April now and everybody knows with Covid we have been set back. I think the county council has to make a serious effort to get this done.
Members of the public are being warned that they could be liable for damage to vehicles if they place bollards or hazards on the set-back area in front of their homes.
Catch up with what was discussed at the latest Ballina Municipal District meeting
Independent Cllr Johno O'Malley has queried how much the council is spending yearly on its Japanese knotweed eradication programme.