urges Burnham-On-Sea residents to have their say on budget
District Council wants residents in Burnham-On-Sea and Highbridge
to have their say on how the authority should spend its proportion
of the Council Tax.
budget setting cycle across Sedgemoor starts now, with the final
decisions on the finances set to be taken in mid-February 2019.
Council continues to work within a very tight budget and will be
reviewing its services to make sure that every penny is spent wisely,"
says spokeswoman Claire Faun.
gets approximately 9p in the £ from each pound paid in council
tax, the other 91p being split between Somerset County Council,
the Police, Fire and Rescue services and Parish/Town councils."
questionnaire will also be available to complete online at www.sedgemoor.gov.uk/budgetconsultation.
The consultation period will run until October 19th, 2018.
has been carrying out an annual budget consultation exercise for
several years, in order to ensure the views of the public are considered
when making decisions regarding budgets and priorities."
have been successful with Budget Consultation in previous years,
but we are looking to sustain that success and improve further in
order to give as large and wide a group as possible the opportunity
to participate and have their say."
budget consultation exercise is carried out by SDC staff and also
involves 10,000 questionnaires being sent out to a random sample
of Sedgemoor residents."