AMAI questions Hogan’s Town Council strategy

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first_img Twitter Gardai continue to investigate Kilmacrennan fire By News Highland – February 18, 2013 75 positive cases of Covid confirmed in North Facebook The group representing town councils believes that the Governments local reform plan will cost jobs and deprive communities of local services.Under the Governments plan named ‘Putting People First’ the country’s 80 town councils, including Letterkenny, Buncrana, Ballyshannon and Bundoran will be replaced by municipal districts and the number of councillors will be cut by 40 per cent.According to the Association of Municipal Authorities of Ireland, this would mean a hike in commercial rates and fewer public services in urban areas.Environment Minister Phil Hogan  says his plan will save 420 million euro, however AMAI President Councillor Willie Callaghan says that’s a false economy…………[podcast]http://www.highlandradio.com/wp-content/uploads/2013/02/amai830.mp3[/podcast] Google+ Previous articleLetterkenny Mayor welcomes development activityNext articleVisiting restrictions remain in place at St Joseph’s Hospital Stranorlar News Highland WhatsApp WhatsApp Twitter AMAI questions Hogan’s Town Council strategycenter_img Google+ Pinterest Pinterest RELATED ARTICLESMORE FROM AUTHOR News 365 additional cases of Covid-19 in Republic Main Evening News, Sport and Obituaries Tuesday May 25th Man arrested on suspicion of drugs and criminal property offences in Derry Further drop in people receiving PUP in Donegal Facebooklast_img read more