Scheme to reduce vacant property rates

first_imgRELATED ARTICLESMORE FROM AUTHOR Limerick Artist ‘Willzee’ releases new Music Video – “A Dream of Peace” Vanishing Ireland podcast documenting interviews with people over 70’s, looking for volunteers to share their stories Facebook Email Limerick’s National Camogie League double header to be streamed live WhatsApp Predictions on the future of learning discussed at Limerick Lifelong Learning Festival Previous articleShannon figures soarNext articleWind weather alert downgraded John Keoghhttp://www.limerickpost.ie Printcenter_img NewsScheme to reduce vacant property ratesBy John Keogh – January 15, 2015 690 TAGSbusinessCllr James Collinscommercial rateslimerickLimerick City and County Councilvacant properties Advertisement WATCH: “Everyone is fighting so hard to get on” – Pat Ryan on competitive camogie squads Linkedin Limerick County Council meet for the last time after 115 years in existence A NEW Business Incentive Scheme aimed at providing some financial relief for the owners of vacant properties was introduced as part of Limerick City and County Council’s 2015 budget.Rather than a universal bill of 50 per cent of the going annual commercial rate, as had already been the case in Limerick city, a sliding scale of charges will now be introduced.Sign up for the weekly Limerick Post newsletter Sign Up In a move that is aimed at softening the blow for the owners of smaller or rural commercial properties, charges will now be dependent on the rate that the property would be liable for if it was occupied.Properties that incur a commercial rate of less than €2,500 will now pay nothing, those liable for rates of €2,500 to €9,999 will pay 50 per cent, while those eligible for rates in excess of €10,000 will pay 75 per cent of the commercial rate.It is hoped that the scheme will be of benefit to the owners of small businesses that have ceased trading, who do not have the means to pay high commercial rates.Cllr James Collins, leader of the Fianna Fáil metropolitan group, told the Limerick Post: “The rationale behind this is there is a belief that there are people who own large commercial properties in the city centre, and they’re happy to sit on those properties and leave them vacant rather than allowing their competitors to move in.“So we asked if we could devise a sliding scale where the larger properties pay a higher percentage and smaller properties with a smaller rental value pay a lower percentage, if any.” Twitter Limerick Ladies National Football League opener to be streamed livelast_img read more

Madness of college basketball watch party at Four Winds Field on March 19

first_img Madness of college basketball watch party at Four Winds Field on March 19 IndianaLocalMichiganNewsSports Pinterest Facebook Previous articleThe latest on the COVID-19 vaccination effort in IndianaNext articleMan sentenced after robbery of woman at South Bend 7-Eleven 95.3 MNCNews/Talk 95.3 Michiana’s News Channel is your breaking news and weather station for northern Indiana and southwestern Michigan. (Photo supplied/South Bend Cubs) (South Bend Cubs) Before baseball begins in the spring, the madness of college basketball heats up in March. The South Bend Cubs are hosting a VIP Basketball Watch Party on Friday, March 19 inside the Pepsi Stadium Club at Four Winds Field. Doors open at 11:30 a.m. ET and seating is limited.Attendees will be able to watch all the basketball action on twelve flat-screen TVs in a climate-controlled environment. The ticket also includes one 2-hour all-you-can-eat ballpark buffet that features hot dogs, hamburgers, chips, mac & cheese, cookies and soft drinks. Food will be served from 11:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. and again from 3:30 p.m. to 5:30 p.m. Guests will be able to partake in one of the two meals. Additional snacks will be available for purchase.In addition to ballpark favorites, the Stadium Club will have a full-service bar with 16 oz. domestic draft beer for $3.00 and 12 oz. mixed drinks for $5.00.Tickets are $20 and only 75 tickets will be available. Tickets can be purchased by calling the South Bend Cubs Box Office at (574) 235-9988. When ordering, please indicate which mealtime you will be attending. Tickets must be purchased in advance and will not be available day of the event.This event will follow the State of Indiana’s guidelines set by the CDC. Fans will be asked to keep at least six feet away from guests they do not know. Hand sanitizers will also be placed throughout the stadium club.As part of Governor Holcomb’s executive order, fans are required to wear a face mask in public spaces (indoor and outdoor) when 6 feet of physical distance cannot be maintained. When individuals are standing in line for concessions, drinks, bathrooms, or where people will need to congregate, a mask must be worn. Exceptions to this rule are those with a medical condition that prevents them from safely wearing a mask and any child 2 and younger. Once individuals are back within their families or in their seats, they can remove the mask. Google+ Twitter Google+ Facebook By 95.3 MNC – March 5, 2021 0 173 WhatsApp Pinterest WhatsApp Twitterlast_img read more