Letterkenny Town council unanimously adopts budget for 2011

Letterkenny Town Council has unanimously adopted its budget for 2011, with projected expenditure of just over €7.5 million.

Of the council's income, €4.5 million, or 55%, will come from commercial rates, which will be cut by 3.5% next year.

Members praised Manager Seamus Neely for achieving the cut while maintaining services, particularly in the area of leisure and amenities, with confirmation that the Bernard Mc Glinchey Town Park is now debt free.

Mayor Cllr Tadhg Culbert says an important balance has been achieved............

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