Ballymote-Tobercurry Minutes 2014

Minutes of Annual General Meeting of Ballymote-Tobercurry Municipal District held on Monday, 16th June 2014 at 3pm in The Council Chamber, County Hall, Riverside, Sligo


COUNCILLORS PRESENT:

  • Councillor Martin Baker
  • Councillor Michael Clarke
  • Councillor Margaret Gormley
  • Councillor Jerry Lundy
  • Councillor Dara Mulvey
  • Councillor Joseph Queenan
  • Councillor Eamon Scanlon
  • Councillor Paul Taylor

 

OFFICIALS IN ATTENDANCE:

  • Ms .Marie Leydon, Head of Finance
  • Ms. Dorothy Clarke, Director of Services
  • Mr. Bartley Gavin, A/Director of Services
  • Mr. Tom Brennan, A/Director of Services
  • Mr. John Moran, Senior Executive Officer
  • Mr. Seamus O’Toole, Senior Executive Engineer
  • Mr. Kevin Colreavy, Administrative Officer
  • Ms. Marian McGovern, Clerical Officer

 

ELECT CATHAOIRLEACH:

Proposed by Councillor E. Scanlon
Seconded by Councillor J. Lundy

“That Martin Baker be elected Chairman of Municipal District of Ballymote-Tobercurry.”

Councillor Gormley Proposed Councillor Clarke but as there was no Seconder for the motion it could not be accepted.

It was therefore AGREED that Councillor M. Baker be duly elected as Chairman of the Ballymote-Tobercurry Municipal District.

The meeting was informed that Ms. Leydon, Head of Finance would facilitate the Ballymote-Tobercurry District meetings.

Councillor Baker thanked the members for their support and indicated his desire for all parties to work together for the people of their district.

 

1.   ELECT LEAS-CATHAOIRLEACH:

Proposed by Councillor E. Scanlon
Seconded by Councillor J. Lundy

AND AGREED

“Councillor Jerry Lundy proposed as Leas-Cathaoirleach.”

 

2.   INDUCTION TRAINING:

Ms. Leydon outlines the training as being important for all members, especially with the changes in Local Government and the new budgetary process.

 

3.   RESERVED FUNCTIONS:

The members had no comments on the document circulated regarding the Reserved Functions of Municipal District members.

 

4.   STANDING ORDERS:

Ms. Leydon outlined two options for the schedule of meetings for the County Council and Municipal District meetings. Option A, which allows for a monthly County Council meeting and alternate bi-monthly Municipal District meetings was agreed by the members.

 

5.   PROGRAMME FOR YEAR:

Ms Leydon outlines the main points of the prgramme for the year for the Municipal District as follows;

  • Adoption of service delivery plans
  • Establishment of community fund for projects
  • Making and amending bye-laws
  • Economic development plans

Ms. D. Clarke, Director of Services gives the members a brief time frame for the establishment of the new Local Enterprise Offices (LEOs).

 

The meeting ended at 4.00pm.

 

 

 


Meeting Date 16/06/2014