Every year Central Bedfordshire Council consults on its draft budget for the new financial year.
The draft budget will set out how the council plans to reduce spending in order to balance the books, where money will be invested and proposals for council tax.
The draft budget will be published on the council’s website at www.centralbedfordshire.gov.uk/budget2017 and summary documents will be available in libraries from 4th January 2017. The draft budget will be open for consultation until 30th January 2017.
The council’s Executive Committee with consider the consultation feedback and recommend a budget on 7 February to council. Full council will consider this recommendation and make a final decision about the budget on 23 February 2017.