Budget and Council Tax22/02/18
COUNCIL TAX in Dundee has been increased by 3% for the 2018/19 financial year, putting the band D rate at £1,278.
Savings of £5.825 million were made in order to set a revenue budget of £351.1million.
John Alexander council leader said: “This is a three-year budget for the future and shows our ambition for Dundee and all of its people.
“In 2018 alone; we will open seven new schools, hand over new council houses including wheelchair accessible properties, continue to invest millions of pounds in tackling fuel poverty through external insulation, deliver a Tay Cities Deal which creates jobs and opportunities for the future, the new railway station will open its doors and V&A Dundee will welcome the world to the city.”
Councillor Willie Sawers depute convener of the policy and resources committee and finance spokesman said: “The budget includes an increase of £3.5 million in funding for those young people in our city who need enhanced levels of support.
“High quality education with strong learning and teaching is key to tackling disadvantages and allowing our young people greater opportunities in the future.
“Our £350m capital plan is laying the foundations for improvements across the city and demonstrates our ongoing commitment to providing high quality facilities in our communities.
“We have continued our commitment to young workers, creating more than 70 opportunities in our apprenticeship programmes, as we seek to grow our own workforce for the future.
“We are committed to becoming a digital council and providing our citizens with a wide range of ways to interact with our services and staff.”
DUNDEE COUNCIL TAX 2018/19
Band A £852.00
Band B £994.00
Band C £1,136.00
Band D £1,278.00
Band E £1,679.15
Band F £2,076.75
Band G £2,502.75
Band H £3,131.10