A steep fall in commercial rates paid to the council, a plan to borrow to build a new hub for council workers, and piloting a place for people to wash.
Tag: Dublin city council depots
Plan for Council Lands Prompts Councillors’ Concerns about Reliance on AHBs
Some councillors worry that transferring council sites to these not-for-profit bodies to provide social homes on them could lead to privatisation. Is that valid?
Marrowbone Lane Site: Rezoned, but Sporting Liberties Still Pushing for Different Vision
They want 334 homes on the land, rather than 100 homes.
Residents and Councillors Fight for Different Visions for Marrowbone Lane
Council officials want to press ahead with plans for a big depot at Marrowbone Lane – and have started the process. Some councillors and residents are resisting.
Council Briefs: Housing on Depot Sites, Sandymount Green, and More Family Hubs
At meetings at City Hall this week, councillors talked about changes in plans for how to use council land, possible traffic changes around Sandymount Green, and the roll-out of more “hubs” for homeless families.
Council Chief Suggests Selling Off Some Land to Fund Super Depots
Some of the other depot sites could be used for social and affordable housing, a report to councillors says.
In Rathmines, Councillors and Residents Want More Say in Future of Depot Site
The council plans to sell it off to a private developer, as part of its strategy to create a super depot in Ballymun for its waste-management services.
Council Briefs: Homelessness Updates, and Overcrowding in Portobello
At recent committee meetings, councillors talked about new places to put homeless accommodation, and a packed house in Portobello.
Edenmore Boxing Club Still Wants a Place to Call Home
Poor facilities mean that the club is finding it hard to keep boxers, and the coaches are despondent, says Edenmore Club Secretary David Moore.
The P-Word: I Didn’t Use It, Says Council Chief Owen Keegan
Dublin City Council chief Owen Keegan told councillors he’d made no statement about privatising street-cleaning services. But he’s still at odds with them over the Marrowbone Lane site.