Minutes of meeting of the Dundalk Cycling Alliance
3rd July 2013
Tony, Liam, Pat, Ollan and Fiona.
Nadia and Mick sent their apologies
Tony proposed and Ollan seconded the adoption of the minutes of the last meeting that were adopted and signed by Liam.
Matters Arising There were no matters arising.
Tony made additions to the website.
Fiona advised that there was no change in relation to finance.
6/ Cooley Cycle Lanes
Tony made a presentation to the joint committee of the Louth and N&MDC councils. The presentation was well received. One of those in attendance said that the Cooley Cycle lane project was an exciting idea and a sound one for cross border funding. Tony will make the presentation to The Newry Canal Users Group and to the Economic Development Subcommittee of the N&MDC. The meeting agreed to change the presentation to enhance the references to the link the Newry to Portadown Tow Path to the Newry to Carlingford section.
7/Dundalk Cycle Lanes
Ollan read a letter sent by him and Liam to a locally owned MNC requesting them to fund some non controversial cycle lane development. He advised that the funding will not be available. Liam said he would write to a well known local business man requesting similar funding.
Nadia said that she is preparing a blog on the Dundalk Cycle lanes. Liam said, he would call the Irish times asking to do an article on the Dundalk Cycling lanes.
There was no AOB.
10/ Next Meeting
The next meeting will be held in Liam’s house from 8:00 to 9:30 on Wednesday 14th August 2013.
Chair of the DCA