Government reimburses Donegal County Council for reaching household charge targets

first_img Pinterest Business Matters Ep 45 – Boyd Robinson, Annette Houston & Michael Margey WhatsApp News Twitter Pinterest By News Highland – May 20, 2013 Twitter Guidelines for reopening of hospitality sector published Facebook Almost 10,000 appointments cancelled in Saolta Hospital Group this week Government reimburses Donegal County Council for reaching household charge targetscenter_img Google+ Just over 300 thousand euro, withheld from Donegal County Council in penalties for non-collection of the household charge is to be reimbursed by Minister for the Environment Phil Hogan.Mr Hogan had refused to pay out the full Local Government Fund allocation to a number of local authorities who failed to collect at least 65 per cent of the charge introduced last year.However, all city and county councils have now bridged the gap and a national compliance rate of 76 per cent was reached this week.Donegal County Council was the last over the line and has now reached a payment rate of almost 66 per cent.The local authority, having had the biggest non-payment rate, is getting the largest rebate, with €309,458 now being paid out. WhatsApp Google+ Calls for maternity restrictions to be lifted at LUH Previous articleDonegal Deputy wants Justice Minister to explain Wallace commentsNext article500k allocated for Donegal Roads under CIS scheme News Highland RELATED ARTICLESMORE FROM AUTHOR LUH system challenged by however, work to reduce risk to patients ongoing – Dr Hamilton Facebook Need for issues with Mica redress scheme to be addressed raised in Seanad also read more