Hogan urged to clarify Town Council plans

Environment Minister Phil Hogan is being urged to clarify his plans for town councils.

The Mayor of Letterkenny says he intends meeting with Environment Minister Phil Hogan at the AMAI conference at the end of this week to discuss the issue.

Yesterday, the Mail on Sunday quoted Minister Hogan as signalling he would be bringing proposals to cabinet in the coming months to abolish all town councils.

This is at variance with comments the minister made last year which suggested that while councils in smaller towns may be abolished, bigger councils would be retained.

Cllr Mc Monagle says clarity is needed........

[podcast]http://www.highlandradio.com/wp-content/uploads/2012/02/gmac1pm.mp3[/podcast]