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CO COUNCIL ASKED TO MAKE PROVISION IN 2014 BUDGET FOR SIGNIFICANT MONAGHAN HOUSING AND RECREATION PROJECT

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17 Jan 2014 Comments Off on CO COUNCIL ASKED TO MAKE PROVISION IN 2014 BUDGET FOR SIGNIFICANT MONAGHAN HOUSING AND RECREATION PROJECT

Members of Monaghan Co Council at their Annual Budget Meeting were requested to give approval to the acquisition of vacant housing and development land in the Latlorcan area of Monaghan Town to facilitate a project which had the potential, Director of Services Paul Clifford stated, to satisfy the county capital’s housing and recreation needs “for many years to come”. After a morning’s debate, the members agreed to adjourn adoption of the 2014 Budget until Monday next, January 20. The financial plan for the year ahead provides for a rate on valuation of ...

MCNALLY WARNS OF POSSIBILITY OF “NORTH/SOUTH” DIVIDE UNDER NEW CO COUNCIL STRUCTURE

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18 Jan 2013 Comments Off on MCNALLY WARNS OF POSSIBILITY OF “NORTH/SOUTH” DIVIDE UNDER NEW CO COUNCIL STRUCTURE
MCNALLY WARNS OF POSSIBILITY OF “NORTH/SOUTH” DIVIDE UNDER NEW CO COUNCIL STRUCTURE

Fears were expressed at the January meeting of Monaghan Co Council that the reform of local government to come into effect in 2014 could lead to a north/south divide among the membership of the authority on contentious issues. Pádraig McNally said that if the new Co Council structure in Monaghan was to be comprised of two Municipal Districts, one based in the north of the county and one in the south and each having nine members, the Council could find itself split 9-9 on certain issues and that there ...