Finance and Budgets
Introducing the Council's Finance
Aberystwyth Town Council receives income from precept from taxpayers, but also receives income from grants and funding applications.
Annually, the Council decides on the budget for the following year and will seek to ensure that the expenditure as close to budget as possible.
The Council distributes grants to any local organisations which applies in April of each year. The grant forms available on the website.
The Council spends on staff, maintenance of parks, recreation and Christmas lights and any expenditure to ensure that Aberystwyth is a great place to live.
The Meeting of Finance meets monthly (excluding August) and residents are encouraged to attend those meetings.
The budget for 2015-16 is as follows: -
|Budget for 2015/16||2015/16|
|Stationary and Office Supplies||750|
|Photocopying and Printing||1,750|
|Telephone & Internet access||1,250|
|Hire of Accommodation||17,000|
|Bilingual Policy / Translation charges||2,000|
|Conference Fees and expenses||100|
|Honours Boards and Photos||100|
|Farmers Market Initiative||7,000|
|Flower bed costs||20,000|
|Playground capital fund||15,000|
|MUGA / parks maintainance||4,000|
|Aberystwyth Cycle Fest||10,000|
|Penparcau Police Station||2,500|
|Remembrance day wreaths||450|
|Support for the arts||2,000|
|Celebrations and Receptions||2,500|
|Senior Citizens Xmas Dinners||2,000|
|Christmas Costs (tree etc)||2,000|
|Lighting (all costs)||22,000|
|Senior Citizens Dinner & Sponsors||400|
|Bank Account Interest||500|
|Nett Expenditure||- 381|