Council Budget 2020-21
Littlehampton Town Council’s Budget 2020/21
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 a contribution to the Town Centre Enhancements for the work on Beach Road, the refurbishment of the play area at Rosemead Park, progressing the new Keystone Youth Facility, joint work with Arun District Council on town centre initiatives such as an extended events programme and community wardens. We are also committed to environmental projects such as tree planting and wildflower beds on the new Fitzalan Road extension, water refill stations on the seafront and recycling schemes.”
The Council has agreed a 4% increase in Council Tax for a Band D Council Taxpayer. This represents an additional £4.86 per annum and an annual charge of £126.31. Details of the budget can be found here.
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 £2.43 per week for the average household.”