Minutes of Parish Council Meeting 18th September 2008
Minutes of previous meeting were read
Proposed by: John Gallagher
Seconded by: Bernie McLoone
Councilors in attendance were:
- Terance Slowey
A letter was read from the suicide prevention initiative. They are seeking funding and would like a letter of support from the Parish Council.
The Rural Bus Scheme would like to extend to cover the Glenties area. There will be a meeting on Monday night in the Community centre. They hope to be running early next year.
Funding has been secured to replace the footpath. Plus while the footpath is being done the water pipes will also be replaced.
The ESB have repaired all faulty lights in Glenties. Lights in Naomh Connaill Close have to be checked by the ESB. There is still a pole on the station that has to be replaced.
The tender has gone in for Loughanure and hopefully Glenties will now be next.
The final tender documents are to be submitted at the end of September or early October.
Terrance has brought the state of the road to the attention of the planning department. They have been tols the road can’t be left in its current state.
Delegation to Council
It was suggested that the Parish Council should submit a request to the County Council to be able to do a presentation to all elected members.
The pillar at the bridge has been knocked into the river and this has made it very dangerous at night.
Donegal County Council are in negation with two developers for turnkey developments in Glenties.
The LIS roads programme for 2009 is being put together and the closing date is the end of October.
Some ground testing was done and if currently ongoing.
The Councillors have been contacted and positive response was received. It is still in the early planning stage and is pushing ahead. The next step is to address Donegal County Council and then seek funding. It is going to be at least a 3 year project.
Congratulations to all involved
Congratulations to the Harvest Fair Committee
The next meeting will be 9th October at 9:00 in Highlands Hotel
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