Granard burial grounds and Tidy Towns will benefit from 15% property tax, says councillor

Burial grounds and Tidy Towns in Granard will benefit from the retention of the 15% property tax, according to a local councillor.

Funding allocation for the coming year was decided at a Granard Municipal District meeting yesterday, where the budget for 2020 was finalised.

The decision to retain the 15% property tax rate was made at last month’s meeting of Longford County Council, which will reportedly provide more money for improvement works and projects in the region.

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Overall, there has been a 17% increase in Granard’s overall budget since last year thanks to the new tax rate, with a rise of €29,000 euro to €130,000.

Councillor PJ O’Reilly says the property tax payback will be seen from now on: