The budget accounts for all of the Council’s departmental budgets as well as the whole overall Council budget.
It is an estimate of the Council’s financial requirements and predicted expenditure for the succeeding year.
The budget also takes into account factors such as inflation, tariff changes and taxation revisions.
The Council is required by legislation to set a rate not later than January 31st for the forthcoming financial year. The Council’s financial year is April 1st to March 31st.
Frequently Asked Questions
Where can I view the Council’s Budget?
The Budget is available online for the public to view.
It can also be purchased as a hard copy from the Town Hall.
How much will a hard copy of the Budget cost me?
Hard copies of the budget are currently on sale at the Town Hall at the price of £57.80