Fair and Transparent Use of Our Tax

January 17, 2014

I Will Work For: Fair distribution of Council resources across the Dun Laoghaire Rathdown Council area A proportion of the Council’s annual budget to be set aside each year for projects decided on by residents in each Council area, in line with their priorities, and establishing a system to make that happen. A clear strategy […]

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Great Local Community Services to Meet Our Changing Needs

January 17, 2014

I truly believe that Council services should respond to the range of local needs by designing services in partnership with the community with a focus on providing truly great local community services. I Will Work For: Profiling community needs to inform the planning of services Further education and training opportunities targeted to local need Plans […]

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Imaginative, Sustainable Local Planning

January 17, 2014

Safe, attractive neighbourhoods and vibrant, inclusive communities are at the heart of local life. Local planning services work best when they are designed around communities, where people can identify their particular concerns and help to plan for improvements. We need imaginative community planning with the people that live in our area – for example, young […]

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Real Local Democracy

January 17, 2014

Real local democracy means that local residents and groups have a meaningful say in what happens in their area and make the important choices about their community. There must be a new commitment to citizen participation at local level. In the digital age, good communication and easy access to information is a right. I Will […]

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Anne’s Blog – Updates on Issues and Policies

January 14, 2014

Looking forward to keeping you all updated with my latest news on policies and issues facing the Ballinteer area coming into the Council Elections 2014

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