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MCELVANEY IS LONE VOICE OF OPPOSITION TO CLONES “STRONG URBAN INFLUENCE” PROPOSAL

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17 Feb 2012 Comments Off on MCELVANEY IS LONE VOICE OF OPPOSITION TO CLONES “STRONG URBAN INFLUENCE” PROPOSAL

Strong opposition from Fine Gael councillor Hugh McElvaney to a proposal to designate a 3km area around Clones Town as being of “strong urban influence” from a planning perspective was not echoed by his fellow elected members or the executive of Monaghan Co Council when he expressed it at the Council’s February meeting. Colr McElvaney was of the view that the plan would result in the effective sterilisation of land around Clones and would be an impediment to future development there, but his proposal that this measure be excluded ...