Councillors reaction to Revenue Budget 2016 being passed


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 The local authorities revenue budget for 2016 was passed last night and there has been a generally positive reaction.

Donegal County Council will spend almost €133 milion in 2016, almost €1.6 million more than last year.

The biggest single area of expenditure will be payroll and staff costs of over €52 million, 39% of the total. A further €9 million will be spent on pensions.

Cathaoirleach of Donegal County Council Ciaran Brogan says he's happy the Council is working well together:

Meanwhile, Sinn Fein Councillor and election candidate Gary Doherty says his party is satisfied that recommendations by it have been included: