Letterkenny Town Council has passed it's budget for 2010, with expenditure of just over 7.3 million planned for the year. As expected, the commercial rate has been reduced by 3%. The votev was unanimous.
The budget book prepared by Town Clerk Paddy Doherty says there are two key objectives - To maintain basic frontline services, and continue to position Letterkenny as a gateway town and a host of major events.
Mayor Cllr Jim Lynch says in the present economic climate, maintaining services while reducing rates constitutes a good night's work.