Wednesday 13 December 2017

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.

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