Financial Information

The Precept is that element of your Council Tax that is paid to Far Cotton and Delapre Community Council

Every year, the Community Council will draw up budgets and calculates how much money it needs for the next Financial Year. The budget for 2021/22 is shown below:

Budget & Precept

Item

Amount

Staffing costs

41,429

IT Equipment hardware (laptop &printer/scanner)

800

IT Equipment software (Microsoft 365 & antivirus)

200

Website

3,000

Office IT & phone costs

800

Accommodation (NBC estimate)

10,000

Insurance

500

Training (staff and councillors)

2,850

Subscriptions NALC, SLCC

3,000

Audit fees (internal and external)

845

Election expenses

9,000

Contingency

25,000

To develop future services/transfer to reserves

50,000

Total

147,424

The budget is financed through the "Parish Precept" this is a charge on your council tax bill. The amount you pay varies depending on what council tax band your property is in.

Band A

£32.14

Band B

£37.50

Band C

£42.85

Band D

£48.21

Band E

£58.92

Band F

£69.64

Band G

£80.35

Band H

£96.42

Within the Community Council area 21% of properties fall within Band A.

Audit

Last updated: Fri, 01 Oct 2021 07:08