Council Budget 2019/20 – Understanding the choices

Bristol City Council's Budget Consultation 2019/20 is open for comments until Sunday 16 December. It asks about the level of increase in Council Tax that should be charged for the coming municipal year and how that might further affect council services. In order to help understand the issues involved in setting the council budget, Friends … Continue reading Council Budget 2019/20 – Understanding the choices

Development levy allocated by Councillors

At a recent meeting in City Hall, our local councillors decided how to spend over £57,000 of Community Infrastructure Levy (CIL) funds. BCR Community Partnership submitted a statement on the way the process had been run, pointing out the absence of publicity calling for proposals and lack of consultation with the community on setting its local priorities.