Council Budget 2021 to 2022

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Littlehampton Town Council’s Budget 2021-2022

The Town Council has agreed its budget for the forthcoming year and like previous years key services such as allotments, grants and events have been protected whilst also allowing new facilities and services to be brought forward.

Speaking at Full Council, Chair of the Policy & Finance Committee, Councillor Dr James Walsh KStJ, said: “Like many other Councils, our income has been impacted by the pandemic with losses being largely offset by the cancelling of last year’s events, this year’s budget envisages a full programme of events being delivered. The budget also provides the financial package to support the new capital projects, namely the new Keystone youth facility and the forthcoming North Littlehampton Community Centre.”

The Council has agreed a 2% increase in Council Tax for a Band D Council Taxpayer. This represents a £2.53 per annum/ just under 5p per week increase. The Council is spending £1,138,099 from its reserves, this is excluded from the Council Tax. £1,041,193 of this is for the new Keystone youth centre. These figures are for the Town Council’s part of the Council Tax, for other elements residents need to check their Council tax bill when it arrives from Arun District Council. Details of the budget can be found here.