Strong representations are to be made at senior levels within Clare County Council to plead the case of enhancing the Shannon Recycling Centre.
Repeated perturbation has been voiced with the administrative process behind the reasons outlined for refusal of planning permission within the county on the grounds of visual impact.
A data protection impact assessment is being prepared by Clare County Council to enable CCTV use to clamp down on illegal dumping with the local authority now determined to prosecute individuals.
Clare’s Economic Taskforce held its inaugural meeting on Friday while concern has expressed that no individuals representing North or West Clare have been included on the group.
Fees for street furniture licences have been waived by Clare County Council during the current pandemic.
Shannon is “losing a community” because of the lack of housing options available in the town.
Chief Executive of Clare County Council, Pat Dowling has warned that “difficult decisions” will have to made to help the county recover from COVID-19.
Renewed calls have been made for Shannon Group to purchase the now derelict site that was once the Shannon Shamrock Hotel with Clare County Council have said they are considering applying the derelict sites act to lead to an improvement.
Shannon’s latest masterplan must not become a document that gathers dust on a shelf and represents “the last chance” to plan the future of the town.
Swift movement at a national level is needed to sustain the future of North and West Clare, areas which are heavily reliant on tourism.