• Cllr Brian Dennehy

Additional Playground for Rush

COMHAIRLE CONTAE FHINE GALL

FINGAL COUNTY COUNCIL

BALBRIGGAN/SWORDS AREA COMMITTEE MEETING

[Services A – Operational Matters]

Tuesday 15th July, 2014

ITEM NO. 118



Motion: Councillor B. Dennehy :

"That the Chief Executive evaluate and suggest the most suitable site of an additional Playground for the rapidly

expanding Town of Rush of the three site proposed by Rush Tidy Town committee consisting of A . The Woods /

Park Rush, B. Millbank, Rush, C. Harbour Park, Rush."

Report:

Fingal County Council is happy to liaise with all the relevant stakeholders within the town of Rush to

assist in agreeing a possible location for an additional playground for Rush. Any proposed playground

would be subject to available funding and permission being approved under the Part VIII Planning

Process following public consultation.

The Balbriggan Swords Operations Section currently manages and maintains 16 playgrounds, 5 multiuse-

games-areas, 4 x 5 pieces of Adult Outdoor Fitness Equipment and 1 Skatepark. All of these play

facilities are inspected on a weekly basis to comply with play safety regulations and any further play

facilities will place additional demands on existing staff resources.

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