Your target is to reduce spending by £7.33m to balance the budget.
You have balanced the budget.
The consequence of these reductions might place a greater burden on family carers.
The consequence of these reductions might place less of a burden on family carers.
We’ve a wide range of statutory duties that we’re required to deliver. To fail in this duty can risk the service being removed from the Local Authority.
Covering increasing costs and allowing for some improvements in services for young people with Special Educational Needs and Disability (SEND), reducing the number of young people not in education, employment or training (NEET), and enhancing our mental health support services for young people.
Inspection programmes to be delivered to the requirements of national governing bodies. Most noise and bonfire complaints to be dealt within 10 working days. Retention of expertise in technical areas such as planning consultations and business continuity. Discretionary licensing enforcement work carried out as required by the Licensing Committee.
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£15m will be invested in council owned sports and leisure centres, to provide new and upgraded facilities with a broader range of leisure services, so that residents can enjoy their free-time in more modern environments.
The introduction of a weekly food waste collection will result in the diversion from landfill of between 3,000 and 5,000 tonnes of waste. It will have the potential to increase the annual contract recycling rate from around 49% to around 56% and achieve a saving on landfill costs. The cost of the investment includes Kitchen Caddies and Kerbside Food Caddies for households.
The revenue costs of capital for a solar farm of approximately 16MW within the district that would offset over 50% of West Berkshire Council’s carbon emissions each year and help to deliver carbon neutrality to the district by 2030.
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