Carlow County Council offices on the Athy Road
Carlow County Council made over €176,000 in profits from parking charges in 2017
Profits down from 2016 where the local authority made €260,000
Income generated from parking charges in Carlow came to €399,936 in 2017
Income generated from parking charges in Carlow came to €433,005 in 2016
Council's expenditure came to €223,590 in 2017
Council's expenditure came to €172,532 in 2016
Expenditure for 2017 breaksdown into: traffic wardens €100,000 (two wardens); maintenance and management of car parks €30,000; maintenance and management of meters €30,000; Cash in Transit €25,000 and the rest is administration, service support and cental management charges
Seven fines issued every day in 2017 with a total of 2,617 issued across the twelve months
This was down on tickets issued in 2016 when there were 3,416 or just over nine tickets a day on average
Up until June of this year, parking expenditure came to €89,773 while the income generated was €212,469 with a total of 2,386 fines issued to August of this year.
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