City Precept

How your council tax is spent in Salisbury City Council

Local residents pay the equivalent of £90 per band D property on their council tax, which equates to £1.73 per household per week - this payment is known as the precept. Unlike other larger councils, we receive no funding from central Government.

Salisbury City Council budget 2013/14 (£)

 

Service/Facility

Net Cost

 2013/14

£

Gross Cost

2013/14

£

Income Generated

2013/14

£

Net Cost

(gross cost minus income)

2013/14

£

Allotments (5,566) 28,171 (33,737)
(5,566)
Parks and Open Spaces 365,250 479,868 (114,618) 365,250
Cemeteries 26,917 65,260 (38,343) 26,917
Bemerton Heath NC 105,830 113,655 (7,825) 105,830
Crematorium (592,034) 392,894 (984,928) (592,034)
Guildhall 104,455 200,205 (95,750) 104,455
Democratic Services 18,550 18,550 Nil 18,550
Events (summer event, Christmas lights etc) 165,400 170,150 (4,750) 165,400
Grants (Museum, Festival etc) 60,000 60,000 Nil 60,000
Corporate 809,345 814,345 (5,000) 809,345
Information Centre 58,540 151,540 (93,000) 58,540
Mayor and Civic 39,200 40,400 (1,200) 39,200
Community Development & Sports Coaches 66,840 82,840 (16,000) 66,840
City Centre Management Grant 32,780 32,780 Nil 32,780
Property Portfolio (121,890) 15,820 (137,710) (121,890)
Car Parks (139,300) 44,700 (184,000) (139,300)

Markets & Fairs

(218,550) 134,780 (353,330) (218,550)

Public Conveniences

21,210 21,210 Nil 21,210

Depot

77,750 77,750 Nil 77,750
Capital Contribution 505,435 505,434 Nil 505,435
1,380,162 3,450,353 (2,070,191) 1,380,162

Note:

Gross costs are the amount we spend on providing the services. Income generated is income received from users of the services. The net cost is the difference between the gross cost and income.

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Contact Us

Salisbury City Council
The Guildhall
Market Place
Salisbury
Wiltshire
SP1 1JH
Telephone: 01722 342860