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PARISH COUNCIL OFFICE CLOSED......

Please note that the office will be closed from Thursday 21st December and will re-open on Tuesday 2nd Jan 2018.

SELBY DC BUDGET CONSULTATION

You can have your say about how Selby District Council will spend taxpayers’ money in a new consultation that runs until 19 January 2018. 

You can review the Council’s budget priorities and how we plan to spend money delivering local services. Comments received will help to shape the budget for the next financial year, starting in April 2018.

Over the last six years, the Council has saved nearly £6m from the cost of running services – that’s meant we’ve been able to invest in jobs growth and housing.

The Council faces a tough economic climate - with on-going reductions in central government funding expected, we need to save a further £1m by 2018/19 and a further £1.8m by 2019/20.

We plan to deliver even more efficiencies but we also plan to invest to support more local jobs and more affordable homes – ultimately generating more business rates and council tax income to support vital public services as money from central government reduces over time.

The budget consultation gives you the chance to review how we plan to deliver these savings and fund the costs of your local services.

We propose to increase the average Band D Council Tax charge by £5 next year. This means the average District Council bill will go up from £170.22 to £175.22 – an increase of just 10p a week.

Selby District Council’s Executive member for finance and resources, Cllr Cliff Lunn, explained, “The proposed changes to Council Tax mean taxpayers will continue to receive value for money, paying just £175.22 a year towards all of the Council’s services.

“We continue to focus on driving through efficiencies to make the most of each and every taxpayer’s pounds. We’ve been looking at where we can make savings, generate income and work smarter, to help us plan for the future.

“I think it’s really important that people share their views and help shape the way we spend public money to deliver local services.”

Listening and responding to the views of residents is key to our budget setting process. The full draft budget has been considered by the Council’s Executive.

What would you do if you were in charge? What steps would you like to see us take?

Email your comments to communications@selby.gov.uk or write to us – Budget Consultation, Civic Centre, Doncaster Road, Selby, YO8 9FT.

A19 FULFORD ROADWORKS OVER FESTIVE PERIOD

OFF PEAK TRAFFIC LIGHTS ON A19 FOR THE FOLLOWING FEW WEEKS FOR WORKS TO THE OLD CULVERT

18th - 20th December and then 2nd - 12th January


A historical culvert is located under the A19. We need to protect the culvert from any possible damage caused by the realigned carriageway and are therefore installing a concrete slab across the top of the culvert. The concrete slab will be supported on 6 concrete piles which will be installed by a piling rig.
The piling rig will look pretty similar to previously used piling rigs but unlike the previously used impact hammer to install the sheet piles, this type of pile is an augered pile. In other words an auger(or giant screw) is screwed into the ground, creating a deep hole which will be filled with concrete. No disturbance will be felt by our adjacent residents.
Once the piles are installed, and the concrete set, we will continue work to construct the concrete slab across the top of the culvert and undertake work to the footpaths north and south of the culvert. For this work adjacent to the carriageway we need to work under traffic lights to provide a safe working zone.
 

 

CHRISTMAS SHUT DOWN

We will be shutting the site down for Christmas on Friday 22nd December. We will return on Tuesday 2nd January. 
The site will be visited daily to check the site is secure and to maintain the temporary lighting on Fulford Road.
Please report anything untoward to this email address Germany.beck@howardcivileng.co.uk which will be monitored over the Christmas break.

May I take this opportunity to wish you all a Merry Christmas and a Happy New Year!
 

FOR ONE WEDNESDAY ONLY...

 

The following household waste

 recycling centre will be OPEN on

 Wednesday 27 December 2017:

 

Selby, Canal Road, Selby YO8 8AG

 

 

Remember sites will be closed on 25 and 26

December 2017 and 1 January 2018 and all other

 Wednesdays.

www.northyorks.gov.uk/hwrc or 01609 780780

We would like to wish all our users a very Merry Christmas and a Happy New Year.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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