Minutes of the meeting of the

Dundalk Cycling Alliance

12th June 2019

0/         Chair

  • Because Liam had another commitment this meeting was held in Tony’s house and Tony chaired the meeting.

1/         Attendance

  • Tony, Pat M, Ollan and Sorcha with apologies from Liam.

2/         Minutes

  • The minutes of the May 2019 meeting were read.
    • Sorcha proposed and
    • Pat M seconded their adoption. They were duly adopted and signed.

3/         Matters arising

  • Tony to discuss with Liam any meetings to be held with non DCA members before the next meeting.

4/         Correspondence

  • There was no correspondence.

5/         Finance

  • There was no finance report at this meeting.

6/         Website.

  • There was no change.

7/         Great Eastern Greenway Extension – Cooley Cycle Lane

  • A discussion on the potential necessity of CPOs because of problems with certain land owners was discussed.
  • Sorcha mentioned the cycle-ability audit that she performed with St Oliver’s School in Carlingford on the proposed route of the new Greenway through Carlingford.
  • One option that is being considered is to expand the 30 km per hour region in the village.

8/         Dundalk Cycle Lanes

Ø  Ollan to forward to the members of the DCA the proposals for Dublin St Bridge that he recently sent in to Louth CoCo.

Ø  Ollan is planning to have further discussion with other members of the engineering team in Louth CoCo.

9/         AOB

  • There was a discussion on the government’s proposal on climate change.
    • Unfortunately because Dundalk is not a city we may not see the full benefit of the meagre proposals that the government has made.
    • Currently there is only a 1-2% spend in this area and we need a 10% spend to see a significant modal shift.

10/       Next meeting

  • The next meeting will be held on Wednesday 17th July 2019 in Liam’s home from 20:00 to 21:30 hrs.

Liam Keeran

Chair DCA.