Come and have your say on the Council’s budget

Councillor Noordad Aziz, Chair of the Resources Overview and Scrutiny Committee, invites the residents of Hyndburn to take part in the Council’s budget consultation meeting.

The meeting takes place in the QE Room at Scaitcliffe House, Accrington on Tuesday 18 February 2020, starting at 3.00pm.

Councillor Aziz said:

“This is an opportunity for our residents and businesses to hear about the Council’s budget issues and to quiz us about the budget for next year.”

 

The Leader of the Council, Councillor Miles Parkinson OBE, will attend the meeting to answer questions about the budget.  He urged people to come along, saying;

“Your comments and views are important to the Council and we take them into account when reaching a final decision about what you will pay in Council Tax. This meeting will give residents the opportunity to hear about the proposals for Hyndburn’s portion of the Council Tax for 2020/21, and to tell us how you would like your Council Tax to be spent.”

 

Budget papers are available to view on the Council’s website, at www.hyndburnbc.gov.uk  following the link to Council Meetings, then the Cabinet meeting on 12 February 2020. If you would like to speak at the Scrutiny meeting, please contact the Scrutiny Office on (01254) 388111 or email michael.cunliffe@hyndburnbc.gov.uk no later than 5.00pm on Friday the 14 February.