Cllr Donal Grady says there is now 14 million euro leaving the town and going to the Kerry County Council Offices in Tralee every year as a result of the abolition of town councils.
He told Jerry O’Sullivan Killarney rates are paying for the upkeep of other areas of the county:
Meanwhile, Cllr Donal Grady says he’s concerned that if Kerry County Council outdoor staff numbers for the town aren’t increased, that it may impact on Tidy Towns:
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Kerry County Council says there’s a number of factors influencing staffing.
It says for example in roads, there are factors such as funding, organisation and technology which affect staffing levels.