Have your say on the Central Bedfordshire Council’s draft budget

The CBC Executive has now agreed the draft budget for 2024/25, and a public consultation is open for feedback.
The consultation will close on 9th January 2024.
Highlights of the draft budget proposal:
1. Use of more than £16million of financial reserves.
2. Increase CBC portion of Council Tax by 5%.
3. Further savings of £1.9million are required and the public is being asked if they support:
Option 1: Increased use of reserves
Option 2: Charging for garden waste collections
Option 3: Reducing bus subsidies
Option 4: Something else
To take part in this important consultation and access more information see: https://www.centralbedfordshire.gov.uk/budget