They also voted to stop giving owners of vacant commercial properties a discount on their rates.
Tag: Dublin city council budget
Council Looks at Options for Filling Hole Inflation Is Tearing in Its Annual Budget
Raising rates and raising the local property tax were among the ideas floated at Monday’s monthly meeting of Dublin City Council.
Dublin City Councillors Approve €1.13 Billion Budget for 2022
They voted to approve a draft proposed by council managers, after making a few relatively small amendments that they said residents want.
For Many Businesses, Reprieve on Paying Rates to Council Is Extended
Daryl Barron, the Fianna Fáil councillor, said the government should stay flexible on the Rates Waiver Scheme and “take this month by month”, and “if we need to change course again, we can”.
If Budget Cuts Come to Dublin City Council They Shouldn’t Worsen Inequalities, Some Say
“Equity budgeting”, which some other cities – such as Toronto – use, involves constantly asking during the budgeting process how proposed changes would affect existing inequalities.
Council Briefs: Budget Watching, the North-Side “Super Depot”, and a Potential Pilot Wash Facility
A steep fall in commercial rates paid to the council, a plan to borrow to build a new hub for council workers, and piloting a place for people to wash.
Big Deficit in Dublin City Council Yearly Budget Likely Due to Covid-19
With a drop in rates and other revenue streams – and the need to ramp up some services – the council will have to turn to a bail-out from central government, say councillors.
Council to Consider Crowdfunding for City Projects
With Dublin City Council short of money, councillors on the finance committee have agreed to consider a different way to raise cash: civic crowdfunding.
Councillors Pass City Budget for the Coming Year
Councillors voted to increase rates on commercial businesses, increase the East Link toll, and increase parking charges, as they passed the city’s budget.
Councillors Defer Vote on Budget Amid Challenges with Funding
The draft 2020 budget points to a funding system “that does not provide the required financial resources to sustain Dublin City Council services”, says council chief Owen Keegan’s report.