Budget and Council Tax

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COUNCIL TAX in Dundee has been increased by 3% for the 2018/19 financial year, putting the band D rate at Β£1,278.

Savings of Β£5.825 million were made in order to set a revenue budget of Β£351.1million.

John Alexander council leader said: β€œThis is a three-year budget for the future and shows our ambition for Dundee and all of its people.

β€œIn 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: β€œThe budget includes an increase of Β£3.5 million in funding for those young people in our city who need enhanced levels of support.

β€œHigh quality education with strong learning and teaching is key to tackling disadvantages and allowing our young people greater opportunities in the future.

β€œOur Β£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.

β€œWe 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.

β€œWe 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           Β£852.00

Band B           Β£994.00

Band C          Β£1,136.00

Band D          Β£1,278.00

Band E           Β£1,679.15

Band F           Β£2,076.75

Band G          Β£2,502.75

Band H          Β£3,131.10

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