Articles tagged with: Paul Clifford

TOWNS UNDER THREAT?

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25 Oct 2013 Comments Off on TOWNS UNDER THREAT?

Some sense of the practical outworking of the changes in how local government services are to be delivered in this country from the middle of next year emerged at Monday’s meeting of Monaghan Co Council. A presentation from Director of Services Paul Clifford explained how local government is likely to work when Town Councils vanish and are replaced by the new Co Council/Municipal District structure – and a lengthy debate on the pros and cons of the new structures was engaged in by the elected members of the authority. ...

BLUEPRINT FOR NEW LOCAL GOVERNMENT ERA IN CO MONAGHAN OUTLINED

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25 Oct 2013 Comments Off on BLUEPRINT FOR NEW LOCAL GOVERNMENT ERA IN CO MONAGHAN OUTLINED
BLUEPRINT FOR NEW LOCAL GOVERNMENT  ERA IN CO MONAGHAN  OUTLINED

How the dramatically changed landscape in the delivery of local government services in Co Monaghan following the abolition of Town Councils in June 2014 might look was outlined to the members of Monaghan Co Council on Monday. A blueprint proposing how the Co Council that will take office following next year’s local elections will administer its functions was presented to the members by Director of Services Paul Clifford. Three new municipal districts – North Monaghan; Carrickmacross/Castleblayney, and Clones/Ballybay – will each elect six members to the Co Council ...