In 2020 Westmeath County Council has a budget of €84.3m or €949 per person. This is how they spend it:

Housing (€18.82m or 22.3% of Budget)

Local authority and Traveller housing

Maintenance of Local Authority Housing:

Social Housing Administration and Development:

Administration of Homeless Service:

Support to Housing Capital Programme:

Rental Accommodation Scheme and Leasing Programme:

Housing Loans:

Voluntary Housing Scheme :

Housing Grants:

HAP Programme:

Agency and Recoupable Services:

Roads (€21.08m or 25.0% of Budget)

Maintaining local roads, public lighting and parking facilities

Road Maintenance:

Public Lighting:

Traffic Management:

Road Safety & Promotion:

Car Parking:

Support to Roads Capital Programme:

Agency and Recoupable Services:

Water (€4.47m or 5.3% of Budget)

Water supply and waste water management

Water Supply:

Waste Water Treatment:

Collection of Charges:

Public Conveniences:

Admininstration of Group and Private Installations:

Support to Water Capital Programme:

Agency and Recoupable Services:

Local Authority Water and Sanitary Services:

Environmental Services (€7.94m or 9.4% of Budget)

Fire services, waste and litter management

Landfill Operation & Aftercare:

Recovery & Recycling Facilities:

Waste to Energy Facilities:

Provision of Waste to Collection Services:

Clean Streets:

Waste Regulations, Monitoring & Enforcement:

Waste Management Planning:

Burial Grounds Maintenance:

Safety of Structures & Places:

Fire Services:

Fire Prevention:

Water Quality, Air & Noise Pollution:

Agency and Recoupable Services:

Climate Change and Flooding:

Recreation & Amenity (€10.05m or 11.9% of Budget)

Leisure services and libraries

Leisure Facilities:


Outdoor Leisure Areas:

Community Sport & Recreational Development:

Arts Programme:

Agency and Recoupable Services:

Development Management (€11.94m or 14.2% of Budget)

Planning, tourism and heritage, and local economic development

Local Economic Development:

Development Management:

Tourism Development & Promotion:

Unfinished Housing Estates:

Enforcement & Building Control:

Property Management:

Heritage & Conservation Services:

Agency and Recoupable Services:

Other (€9.95m or 11.8% of Budget)

College grants, administration of commercial rates and motor taxes, local representatives'' salaries and expenses

Land Drainage:

Piers & Harbours:

Coastal Protection:

Animal Welfare & Control:

Educational Support Services:



Administration of Rates:

Franchise Costs:

Morgue & Coroner Expenses:


Operation of Markets & Casual Trading:

Malicious Damage:

Local Representatives:

Motor Taxation:

Agency and Recoupable Services: