Rates the main source of income
THE MAIN source of Sligo Borough Council income for this year comes from rates, which is estimated at 42%. Goods and services amount to 35%. Housing and Building and County Demand is the biggest expenditure, both at 27%.
Comparison of this year's Expenditure Budget with that of 2011 finds:
Housing and Building spending is down from €4,429,116 to €4,359,744.
Road Transportation and Safety expenditure is reduced from €3,470,922 to €3,077,386.
Development Management is down from €649,713 to €627,091.
The Budget for Recreational and Amenity has dropped from €1,056,988 to €972,222.
Miscellaneous Services increased from €1,414,323 to €1,586,100.
Environmental Protection spending increased slightly, from €906,524 to €914,730.