Councillors last night (Thursday 17th) approved a budget for ’19-20 that will mean no increase in the Town Council element of your overall Council Tax bill.
Council spending will actually rise by 0.73% but this is offset by an increase in the number of households in the town paying the tax.
The Band D precept will therefore stay as it is at the moment, at £40.57 per year per household.
Things the Town Council does for this £40.57 per year include:
Controlling and running the Public Toilets
The Christmas Lights
Running Lion Green
Managing some green open spaces
Making small grants to local charities/volunteer groups
Supporting the Haslemere Hogs, Hares and next year, Hounds
Supporting the Hunter Centre for Alzheimers patients