Cllr Mike Pulfer, Leader of Haywards Heath Town Council, announces the Town Council’s 2018/2019 budget.
Commenting on the budget, Cllr Pulfer says:
“I’m pleased to announce that the Haywards Heath Town Council budget for the forthcoming year, which was agreed by Full Council on the 29th January 2018.
We are fortunate to be able to incorporate the continuation of many current initiatives within this budget whilst also making provision for some new ones.
First and foremost, given the reduction in funding received from higher levels of Government, the Town Council will now fully fund the Town’s Community Warden. This pioneering initiative is a first from any Council across the country and we are delighted to be able to ensure the great work, as witnessed by and commented on by many members of the community, will continue to be carried out on a daily basis by Fiona.
We are also excited about the prospect of facilitating additional events for the Town during the coming year. This will include an environmental project which will see further trees added to our Town and the provision made for new amenities, such as a new country park, a new cemetery and new allotments to enhance our Town as it continues to grow.
We are particularly proud that we are able to facilitate the mentioned initiatives whilst maintaining one of the lowest council tax bills for a Town of our size within the County.
All of the aforementioned initiatives will only cost the average tax payer an additional £4.10 per annum which is equivalent to 34p per month or 8p per week.”