Sligo Councillors maintain Local Property Tax Rate

Sligo Councillors maintain Local Property Rate


The Local Property tax is set from a level that reverts back to a baseline each year with Councillors having the option to maintain increase or decrease the rate of LPT.


The decision to maintain the 15% increase is estimated to be worth somewhere in the region of 800,000 to Council which is  used to secure matching funding this in turn could be in the region of 8 million euro.


Sligo Drumcliff Fianna Fáil Councillor Donal Gilroy voted in favour of maintaining the rate today he says it’s vital that the Council have sufficient funds to attract matching central  funding