Newtown & Llanllwchaiarn Town Council will meet next week to approve their annual budget.
According to the papers published for the meeting, there will be a 0% increase in the Town Council precept for 2021/2022, remaining fixed at £774,844 with an annual budget of £818,847, meaning an deficit of £22,403 which will come from the Council’s reserves.
This will come as good news to residents of Newtown in light of the Covid-19 pandemic and a string of percentage increases over the last few years.
The Town Council precept is collected by Powys County Council as part of the Council Tax settlement paid by residents.
Meetings of the Newtown & Llanllwchaiarn Town Council are held in public and the budget meeting will be held on the 12th January 2021 at 6:30pm.
To join online: https://meeting.newtown.org.uk/PgBNlr
To join by phone: 01743 636610
Key in when prompted, conference ID: 323 479 845#