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CEO of Waterford Council looking for 5% increase in commercial rates



  • Registered Users Posts: 1,031 ✭✭✭ Gardner

    Did SF propose any sort of alternative budget?

  • Registered Users Posts: 1,176 ✭✭✭ friendlyfun

    I gotta be honest, I haven't always agreed with Darren in the past but at least he makes the council a bit more accountable and accessible to the public. I think we have the right to know what our elected representatives are doing for us. He seemed to be the only one offering a stage by stage update and also an analysis

  • Moderators, Regional South East Moderators Posts: 8,828 Mod ✭✭✭✭ Aquos76

    Gardner wrote: »
    Did SF propose any sort of alternative budget?

    SF themselves say they had one, however no one saw it, other councillors asked to see it, but nothing was shown.

  • Registered Users Posts: 11 Shawnee Poole

    The report by the Local Government Audit Service of the Waterford City and County Council finances published by the Irish Examiner on 26/01/2019 show the state of the council uncollected arrears at the end of 2017.
    The article is named Waterford Council criticised for high arrears.