Each year the Minister for Housing, Planning, and Local Government prescribes the period for the holding of the Statutory Budget Meetings of Local Authorities. The period for county councils is generally the end of November until the middle of the following January. The budget must be adopted within 21 days of the first meeting.
The Annual Budget establishes the budgeted expenditure and income for the coming year. It identifies the amount each budget holder may spend and also the amount of income which must be achieved.
The Department of Housing, Planning, and Local Government determines the amount of the Local Government Fund Grant. The elected members determine the rates income through determining the Annual Rate on Valuation.
What is your current budget?
The following document provides detailed information about the budget for Cavan County Council:
View previous budgets
Budget from previous years can be viewed at the link below: