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One Council Will Now be Discussed by Full Council
The proposal which has been put to councillors, is to extend the current working arrangement to help fill a £1.9 million gap in their budget after 2020. Both authorities already share one workforce and together save the tax payer £6million in operating costs because of the way they work.
How Developers' Contributions are Spent
Every year, we receive money from developers that we use to support communities in which development takes place.
The future of council tax in South Hams
South Hams District Council would like to help residents understand the discussion that councillors are currently having, and has issued this explanation of how council tax works and what services residents get for their money.
Drug Awareness and Relationship Performances for Local Teens
Local teenagers have been learning about the misuse of drugs and about bad relationships with sessions with sessions commissioned and part-funded by the Community Safety Partnership, of which South Hams DC is a significant partner.
Kingsbridge Quayside Consultation Extended
Kingsbridge Quayside Consultation Extended to 23 July.
Proposal to create a new council
Councillors from South Hams and West Devon vote on one new council.
Council Seeks Comments on Pay and Display Changes
We are proposing to make changes to Pay and Display charges and would like to hear what you think.
Campaign Launched to Combat Fly-Tipping
We have launched a new campaign against those who dump household waste across the District.
How your council spends its money
From licensing and environmental heath inspections to planning enforcement and waste collection, South Hams District Council spends approximately £43m a year. This has been reduced by £7 million over the last six years.
No More Old Pound Coins
From 1 July the parking machines in South Hams District Council car parks will no longer be able to accept the old £1 coins. Customers will still be able to pay by cash using the new coins or by phone through Ringo.