Who is on Kildare County Council?

Who is on Kildare County Council?

Chief Executive, Head of Finance and Director of Services

Acting Chief Executive Sonya Kavanagh
Director of Services – Water Services and Environment Joe Boland
Director of Services – Housing & Corporate Services Annette Aspell
A/Director of Services – Economic, Community & Cultural Development (incl. HR) Marian Higgins

How many Councillors are in Kildare County Council?

Representation depends on where a person lives within the County. How many elected members are there on Kildare County Council? There are 40 elected members – 6 in Athy, 7 in Celbridge-Leixlip and 9 in each of the Kildare-Newbridge, Maynooth and Naas Municipal Districts.

Who is a Councillor?

A councillor’s primary role is to represent their ward or division and the people who live in it. Councillors provide a bridge between the community and the council. represent their views at council meetings. lead local campaigns on their behalf.

Do Councillors get a salary?

Members’ allowance scheme There is no salary for being a councillor, but you will be paid an allowance to reimburse you for time and expenses incurred whilst on council business.

How much do local MPs get paid UK?

The basic annual salary of a Member of Parliament (MP) in the House of Commons is £81,932, as of April 2020. In addition, MPs are able to claim allowances to cover the costs of running an office and employing staff, and maintaining a constituency residence or a residence in London.

Who are the Kildare TDs?

Kildare North (Dáil constituency)

Kildare North
Seats 3 (1997–2007) 4 (2007–present)
TDs Réada Cronin (SF) Bernard Durkan (FG) James Lawless (FF) Catherine Murphy (SD)
County council Kildare County Council
EP constituency Midlands–North-West

What is the job of Councillor?

It is also the duty of the Ward Councillor to communicate the work of the council to constituents. When a problem prevails within a ward, the people of that particular ward reach out to the Ward Councilor to resolve such issues. At times the Ward Councilor takes complicated decisions which might affect the entire city.

What is the responsibility of a Councillor?

Aggressively represent the concerns of the citizens of the division of a clear, well researched and articulate manner. Attend regular monthly meetings of the Municipal Corporation in the Parish Capital. Attend the Municipal Corporation’s subcommittee meetings as required.

How much do counselors get paid?

How do counselor salaries compare?

Counseling Career Median Annual Salary*
Rehabilitation Counselor $37,530
Substance Abuse Counselor $47,660
Marriage and Family Therapist $51,340
School and Career Counselor $58,120

Do county Councillors get paid UK?

Councillors do not receive a salary. Councillors are also entitled to claim travel and subsistence expenses for ‘approved duties’, for example attending a Committee Meeting at County Hall.

Is the town council of Athy still in existence?

Athy Town Council is now abolished, some of the following contacts may assist. Please visit www.kildarecountycouncil.ie for further information or customer care at contact [email protected]

When did Kildare County Council take over Athy?

Under the recent Local Government Reform Act 2014, Kildare County Council will become the Administrative Authority for the entire County of Kildare from 1st June 2014. Athy Town Council is now abolished, some of the following contacts may assist.

Who is the character Athy in portrait of the artist?

Athy is also the surname of a minor character in James Joyce ‘s Portrait of the Artist as a Young Man, who tells Stephen Dedalus, the protagonist, that they both have strange surnames and makes a joke about County Kildare being like a pair of breeches because it has Athy in it.

When was the first town hall in Athy built?

The first town charter dates from 1515 and the town hall was constructed in the early 18th century. The completion of the Grand Canal in 1791, linking here with the River Barrow, and the arrival of the railway in 1846, illustrate the importance of the town as a commercial centre.