Thurles Municipal District is delighted to announce that a Schedule of Municipal District Works with a total works value of €10.4 million has been approved by the Elected Members of Thurles Municipal District at the March 2021 meeting of Thurles MD.
This schedule incorporates housing maintenance, roads improvement and maintenance, footpath improvements, safety schemes, bridge rehabilitation, schemes such as the Local Improvement Scheme and Community Involvement Scheme, street cleaning, burial ground maintenance, maintenance of amenities and drainage works in the Thurles District.
Contained within the budget is an allocation of over €8.2 million to be spent on Road improvement and maintenance works.
A further €1.56 million will be allocated to maintaining our burial grounds, parks and open spaces, as well as street cleaning.
Furthermore, the Elected Members of Thurles Municipal District also agreed to allocate funding of almost €200,000 under the General Municipal Allocation to village enhancement works, Christmas lighting, festivals and events, residents association supports and to provide seed money to enable the Council to get planned projects to a state of readiness so that applications can be made for future funding opportunities.
The approval of the Schedule of Works has been warmly received by Councillors and Council personal alike, as a welcome investment for the ongoing servicing of Thurles District.