Councils receive funding from a share of the Council Tax collected on behalf of Bottisham Parish Council by East Cambridgeshire District Council, to learn more read on.
Bottisham Parish Council derives most of its funding from a share
(called ‘the Precept’) of the Council Tax, which is collected by East
Cambridgeshire District Council. The Precept is the sum the Parish Council
requires to fund its activities and services. The Parish Council also receives
a small amount of rental income and recharges the County Council for cutting
the highway verges. This income is put towards reducing the Precept payable by
residents. The Parish Council also applies for grants where applicable, to
enable it to implement capital schemes such as traffic calming.
The Parish Council reviews its draft budget and Precept
calculation in a special budget meeting on the third Wednesday of every October, and these are finalised in December. All meetings
are open to the public and the finance documents are open for public
The Parish Council’s financial procedures are operated in accordance with the Financial Regulations – based on a national