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The Finance Act 2012 permits a local authority to vary the basic rate of the local property tax for its administrative area by a percentage known as the local adjustment factor. The elected members of the Galway City Council will meet in September 2015 to consider the matter.
At least 15,000 people are now on the Galway City Council's housing waiting list, at a time when the council only has enough money to build 13/14 houses in Knocknacarra, but no permission from the Government to actually build them.
Galway city and county has significant opportunity to develop its arts and culture sector into a global creative hub, and could make giant strides in areas such as ICT and the local food industry, according to a study published this week.
The new Economic Baseline Study, produced for Galway city and county, will be "invaluable over the coming months" to both the Galway city and county councils as they "set down the future direction for economic development" across Galway.
The President Michael D Higgins will travel to Galway in September to launch a weekend of celebratory events to mark the 40th anniversary of Galway's twinning with Lorient. The French Ambassador to Ireland Jean-Pierre Thébault will also be in attendance on Friday September 18.
Fine Gael TD for Galway West, Brian Walsh, has welcomed a decision by the Galway City Council to grant a material contravention of the City Development Plan, which will pave the way for the development of a new primary school in Knocknacarra.
Farcical scenes erupted for the second Galway City Council meeting in succession this week as Councillor Padraig Conneely continued his campaign for retribution against Councillor Michael Crowe.
The Galway Continental Christmas Market, which has become one of the most popular seasonal events in the country, is set to undergo a significant expansion and will be renamed ‘Christmas in Galway’ for the 2015 festive season.
More than 1,800 people have joined the Galway Bike Scheme, taking some 11,200 journeys by bike in first five months of 2015, but the success of the scheme is highlighting the need for more cycle lanes in the city.
CORRIB COMMUNITY Music Scheme, Headford, has been selected by the Galway Film Centre, in partnership with Galway County Council and Galway City Council, as one of two community groups to make a short film about their activities.