Posted by Cllr Ken Glynn on 25/07/2016
5.13 Cllr. Ken Glynn: To ask Mullingar Municipal District to erect a name place sign for Keoltown, Ballinea, as previously requested.
Reply: There are 2 No. signs at the junction of Keoltown cul de sac with the R390 indicating the road number "L51432". This is the standard method of signing roads off of Regional Roads.
5.14 Cllr. Ken Glynn: To ask Mullingar Municipal District to bring forward a plan to eliminate ongoing illegal dumping on grounds beside the Carey Bridge.
Reply: The lands referred to belong to Waterways Ireland who collect litter on a regular basis along the Canal. Mullingar Tidy Towns staff also collect litter in this area.
5.15 Cllr. Ken Glynn: To ask the Council to cut additional culverts on the Old Rochfortbridge Road at Tullaniskey to prevent pooling of water at the area outside a property known as The Paddocks.
Reply: Works involving water cuts will be carried out at this location as soon as possible.
7.9 Cllr. Ken Glynn: To call on Mullingar Municipal District to consider using universal pay and display tickets for all same priced car parks, therefore allowing people to use valid tickets in different car parks on any particular day.
Reply: There is a universal ticket system currently in operation in Mullingar. Persons who have a valid parking ticket purchased can use this ticket to park in various zones as long as they adhere to the parking time restrictions. All Day ticket costs €3 and this will allow a person to park anywhere in the town car parks or on street for the first 2 hours. Once the 2 hours have expired they must then park in any all day car park for the remaining time. 2 hour tickets cost €2 and this allows a person to park anywhere in the town car parks or on street for the 2 hours.
7.10 Cllr. Ken Glynn: To call on Mullingar Municipal District to eliminate flooding which occurs on wet days under the Old Railway/Greenway Bridge in Ballinea, posing a danger for passing motorists.
Reply: The gully at this location is cleaned on a regular basis.