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Covid-19

Emergency Management

26 Mar 2020

Fingal County Council and COVID-19: Help us to help you.

Fingal County Council's public offices are now closed to the general public.

A number of our services can be completed over the phone, by mail or online.

You can contact Customer Care Unit at 01 8905000 . Paperwork can be sent by e-mail. E-mail addresses may be found on our website at www.fingal.ie

Full details can be found here.

 

Fingal Community Response Forum

A dedicated community support helpline and email address has been launched to assist at-risk members of the public in accessing non-emergency and non-medical supports and advice. Find out more here.

Corporate Services

Annual Budget

The revenue budget deals with the day to day expenditure of maintaining and providing services throughout the county.‌

ANNUAL BUDGET 2020

The 2020 Budget was adopted by the elected members on the 26th  November 2019

The Council Revenue Budget is funded from the following sources:

  • Commercial rates

  • Local Property Tax

  • Government grants

  • Irish Water

  • Pension contributions

  • Rents/loan repayments

  • Income from goods and services

Each year the Council is legally obliged to prepare and adopt a budget projecting income and expenditure streams for the following year.  The budgets are prepared by the Chief Executive in consultation with the Corporate Policy Group.  However, it is the role of your local elected Councillors to adopt the budget with or without amendments. 

There is a statutory timeframe within which the budget must be adopted.  This is decided by the Department of Housing, Planning and Local Government. The budget is sub-divided into 8 divisions, as follows: 

Division A  -  Housing and Building
Division B  -  Road Transport and Safety
Division C  -  Water Supply and Sewerage
Division D  -  Development Incentives and Controls
Division E  -  Environmental Protection
Division F  -  Recreation and Amenity
Division G  -  Agriculture, Education, Health and Welfare
Division H  -  Miscellaneous Services

These Divisions are further broken down into services and sub-services which can be seen in the detail of the budget book.

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