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Minutes of Parish Council Meeting 13th November 2008

Attendance: 20

Minutes of previous meeting were read

Proposed by: Francis Brennan
Seconded by: John Gallagher

Councilors in attendance were:

  • Terrance Slowey

Suicide Prevention

A letter of support was sent on behalf of the Parish Council. It’s hoped that the funding will be available before the end of the year.

Rural Transport

The proposed meeting ran with a good attendance from local groups. No further word since.

Mulantyboyle Bridge

A letter was read from the Executive Engineer requesting further information.

Health Centre

The project is currently at Stage 2. The planning application is hoped to be ready for December ’08 with a start date in June ’09 and to be completed for July ’10.

Treasurer’s Report

There is over €900 in the bank after the Church Gate collections

Terrance Slowey

Sewage Scheme

The main contract for the sewage scheme is nearly complete and should be approved by the Department before the end of the year.

Clois Naomh Conaill

A new snag list has been submitted to the housing department.

Tullyard Road

The planning permissions granted to the development on the road are to be rechecked.

Housing Advertising

There are plans for local authority housing developments for the Glenties area and these will be advertised.


Faulty lights have been repaired and the pole on the station road has been replaced.

Ard Connell

The money is in place for the piping and footpath work which will take place early next year.


The Glenties playground is now next on the list.

Water Meters

A private company has been hired to put meters on all non-domestic premises. Some of these premises have received letters from the company but never met the people as the letter states. Some of the charges that have been requested are outrageous and will be contested.

Frosses Road

The road was closed due to flooding caused by dumping by the Council.


The library committee still haven’t come back to the Community Centre Committee. There is now the possibility of other premises on the main street.

Election of New Committee

Current member stepped down.

Nominations for Chairman

Paddy Gallagher           –           Proposed by John Gallagher
Seconded by Christine Boyle
Paddy Gallagher is elected as Chairman

Nominations for Vice Chairman

Conal Keeney                –           Proposed by Francis Brennan
Seconded by Paddy Gallagher
Conal Keeney is elected as Vice Chairman

Nominations for Secretary

Joseph Brennan            –           Proposed by Mary Gormley
Seconded by James Griffin
Joseph Brennan is elected as Secretary

Nominations for PRO

Michael O’Donnell         –           Proposed by Paddy Gallagher
Seconded by Francis Brennan
Michael O’Donnell is elected as PRO


The next meeting will be 11th December at 9:00 in Highlands Hotel


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