Penrith Town Council budget summary

Penrith Town Council reduced its precept from £454,233 in 2020/21, to £450,069 in 2021/2022. The precept includes the following:

Penrith Town Council Precept
Budget Heading Committee Services: 2020/2021
£
2021/2022
£
Planning 15,000 10,000
Communities, Culture and Economic Growth 136,830 122,000
Finance 335,124 349,914
Climate Change 0 35,300
Contingency 4,500 1,000
Council Tax Reduction Grant and Other Income -8,339 -8,380
Contribution to/(from) Reserves -28,882 -59,765
Precept 454,233 450,069

Although Council expenditure has increased because of service improvements, reserves have been used to maintain the Council Tax at its existing level. The precept has decreased because of a reduction in the Council Taxbase.

See more information at Penrith Town Council.