• Cllr Brian Dennehy

PROGRESS REPORT ON OBJECTIVE 14 (PROVISONOF A MARINA) FOR RUSH IN THE CURRENT COUNTY DEVELOPMENT PLA

COMHAIRLE CONTAE FHINE GALL

FINGAL COUNTY COUNCIL

BALBRIGGAN/SWORDS AREA COMMITTEE MEETING

(Services B – Strategic & General Matters)

WEDNESDAY 11TH APRIL, 2018

ITEM NO. 50


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Question: Councillor B. Dennehy:

"To ask the Chief Executive for an update on the progress of Objective

14 in Rush for the County Development Plan and the wider study

which consisted of a desire to examine the feasibility of developing a

marina and auxiliary and associated facilities at the Ramparts,

Rogerstown, Rush designed and built in accordance with sustainable

ecological standards and avoiding significant adverse impacts on

European Sites and species. Such consideration shall take cognisance

of a wider study into marina development along the Fingal coastline

(Objective ED82, Chapter 6: Economic Development refers)?”

Reply:

A programme of Local Area Plans, Masterplans, Urban Framework Plans

and studies identified in the new County Development Plan and to be

completed within the next three years was presented to the Elected

Members at the September 2017 Full Council Meeting. The programme is

cognisant of the finite resources available within the Planning & Strategic

Infrastructure Department and reflective of the Council’s strategic

priorities.

While the two studies referenced in the question above are not included

in the 3 year work programme, the significant number of submissions

made during the Development Plan process on this issue is acknowledged

and, in this regard, the resources required to carry out the these studies

will be considered in the context of the committed work programme and

Council’s strategic priorities.