Grass roots spending cut

first_imgLimerick City Council accept proposal for County Limerick dog park on 6 month trial basis Print RELATED ARTICLESMORE FROM AUTHOR Email Advertisement Twitter Linkedin Facebook Drop in Garda numbers prompting bad behaviour Cllr James CollinsCllr James Collinsby Bernie English [email protected] councillors have called into question plans to spend €13,000 on a promotional video for Limerick when just €30,000 has been allocated for grass cutting is estates across the city.Sign up for the weekly Limerick Post newsletter Sign Up A major row erupted in City Hall at a meeting of the Metropolitan council, when proposals for spending the cash which councillors voted to allocate to the General Municipal Allocation for various works were revealed.Members were told that grass cutting for the municipal area, which takes in all of the city and some suburbs, has been capped at €30,000.The members took issue with various aspects of the way in which projects were prioritised in the spending of the allocation for the area, which had been voted on in the large in the context of the local authority budget.And angry James Collins (FF)) called an adjournment to the meeting and demanded to know who had decided how to spend the allocation.center_img Previous articleCycling – Limerick Cycling Club continue an active Spring CampaignNext articleOriginal jazz artist’s swing, rock and blues Bernie Englishhttp://www.limerickpost.ieBernie English has been working as a journalist in national and local media for more than thirty years. She worked as a staff journalist with the Irish Press and Evening Press before moving to Clare. She has worked as a freelance for all of the national newspaper titles and a staff journalist in Limerick, helping to launch the Limerick edition of The Evening Echo. Bernie was involved in the launch of The Clare People where she was responsible for business and industry news. Fianna Fáil are looking for more Limerick TDs ‘Thinking out loud’ why Ed Sheeran didn’t play Limerick NewsGrass roots spending cutBy Bernie English – April 20, 2015 698 TAGSgrass cuttingJames CollinsMetropolitan council Disappearing buses and service unreliable WhatsApp Collins aims for the Dail and joins O’Dea on party ticketlast_img read more