Rates to rise in the Derry City and Strabane District

first_img WhatsApp Pinterest Previous articleCouncil to review housing maintenance policyNext articleSecond 24 hour INMO strike getting underway today News Highland Twitter Important message for people attending LUH’s INR clinic Facebook RELATED ARTICLESMORE FROM AUTHOR Pinterest DL Debate – 24/05/21 By News Highland – February 5, 2019 Rates to rise in the Derry City and Strabane District Google+center_img Twitter Property owners in the Derry City and Strabane District face another increase in rates, with a 3.46% increase agreed for the coming financial year.It’s a steeper rise than the 2.99% agreed last year, but the council says the extra money will go towards investment in the area and preparation for a city deal.Derry City and Strabane District Council says of the agreed 3.46% increase in rates, 0.37% represents unavoidable statutory pressure whilst the remainder, represents investment in new services, initiatives and strategic projects.The proposal will result in an increase of £15.58 per annum.The Council says negotiations are progressing towards a City Deal with this year’s rates proposals providing £20 million of investment towards a number of strategic capital projects including; the expansion of Ulster University’s Magee campus, the enhancement of connectivity, development of the city, town centres and a major tourism attraction as well as ambitious new strategic lesiure facilities at Templemore and Strabane Town.The Riverine Project and 3 cross border greenway developments have also been included as part of the advancement of capital projects for 2019. WhatsApp Facebook Homepage BannerNews Harps come back to win in Waterford Google+ News, Sport and Obituaries on Monday May 24th Journey home will be easier – Paul Hegarty Arranmore progress and potential flagged as population growslast_img read more