Silsden Town Council to reduce precept

Silsden mayor Councillor Chris Atkinson

Silsden mayor Councillor Chris Atkinson

First published in News

Silsden town councillors have voted unanimously to reduce their council tax precept.

People living in Band D properties will pay £17.17 in the next financial year, as opposed to £17.66 this year. The reduction follows an increase of £4.10 in 2013 to give the council a contingency fund in case of by-elections.

Mayor Chris Atkinson said: “It’s important the town council is in a position to react if there is a need to protect services, but we are mindful of the cost of living.”

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