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Council Budget 2019-20

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Littlehampton Town Council’s Budget 2019/20

The Town Council has agreed its Budget for the forthcoming year and in doing so has protected key services such as allotments, events and grants, whilst also allowing new facilities and services to be brought forward.

Speaking at Full Council, the Chair of the Policy & Finance Committee, Councillor Dr James Walsh KStJ said: “Key elements of the budget include increased support for the Town Centre retail offer; new allotments; delivering the proposed Keystone Youth Centre facility and supporting a major piece of work to address a backlog in the documentation of the Museum collection.”

The Council has agreed a 3% increase in Council Tax for a Band D Council Tax payer. This represents an additional £3.54 per annum and an annual charge of £121.45. See details.

Councillor Dr Walsh added: “I think that most people will agree that this provides remarkably good value for all the Town Council services throughout the year at a cost of £2.35 per week for the average household.”

Total Budgeted Revenue Expenditure

£1,350,492

Total Budgeted Income

£116,203

Net Budgeted Revenue Expenditure

£1,234,290

   

Financed By

 

Precept

£1,197,150

Reserves

£37,140

 

£1,234,290

   

Band D Council Tax 2019/20

£121.45

   

Increase in Band D tax

3.00%

 

Percentages of net expenditure 2019/20

 
   

Democratic Representation & Management

17.45%

Town Management

8.15%

Community Grants & Partnership Initiatives

5.49%

Planning & Transportation

2.25%

Manor House Room Hire

0.18%

Corporate Management

14.77%

Street Lighting

0.11%

Community

15.84%

Southfields Jubilee Centre

4.64%

Parks & Open Spaces

6.42%

Youth Provision

5.72%

Museum

14.32%

Allotments

4.65%