Kenmare councillors adopt 2020 draft budget for Municipal District

Councillors in the Kenmare Municipal District have voted to adopt the 2020 draft budget for the area.
Before approving the draft plan, councillors highlighted a number of issues, including the quality of roads, parking facilities and traffic congestion.
The need for funding for areas impacted by flooding in the Kenmare MD was also raised by the councillors at the meeting.
The Kenmare MD councillors also outlined the importance of the councillor allocations and the need for its current level to be maintained.
In the 2020 draft budget, €53,000 has been allocated under the Strategic Development Fund and €47,509 under the Community Support/Community Initiatives.
Councillor allocations will be €174,000 for 2020, which is €29,000 per member.
The draft budget of €274,509 was unanimously approved by the Kenmare Municipal District councillors.
There is also potential for a further €212,000 in grant aid which brings the total to €486,509.
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HEADLINE: Kenmare councillors adopt 2020 draft budget for Municipal District
TAGS: Councillors, Kenmare Municipal District, 2020 draft budget, councillor allocations, roads, parking facilities, traffic congestion, funding, flooding, Strategic Development Fund, Community Support/Community Initiatives, grant aid,
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