Nenagh Town Council has over E200,000 to spend on local roads and public lights for the coming year. The proposed works programme was described as a “little bit of everything” by Cllr Conor Delaney.
Under the funding, the council has E40,000 to spend on local roads general maintenance; E164,3000 for general improvements and E15,000 for public lighting.
The biggest spend will be on improvement works in the newly taken in charge Clonalsee estate, which will get E61,000. Close behind is the plan to improve Sarsfield Street footpaths, in conjuction with ESB Networks and Airtricty, which will have a spend to E60,800. Other works include, Benedine Lane, E9,500; Hamilton Drive rear access, E9,500; traffic calming / speed ramps in St Joseph’s Park, E10,000; footpath improvements at Summerhill, E6,000, and Coill Fuinnseoga, E4,000, and Glebe Lane, E3,500. The money on public lighting will be spent on Cudville Green, E4,800, and grounding cables along Sarsfield Street, E10,200.
Marcus O’Connor, town manager, told Cllr Hughie McGrath that a plan to upgrade the sewerage system in Kenyon Street was submitted to the Department and that would now go to Irish Water.
Town engineer Peter Fee told Cllr Virginia O’Dowd that the footpath on the far side of the entrance to Clonaslee estate was part of a significant regional road and they would look at it.
Work on Sarsfield Street was welcomed by Cllr Tom Mulqueen while Cllr Tommy Morgan welcomed the work on Hamilton Drive.