North Kesteven District Council aiming to save £630,000 in 2013/14
North Kesteven District Council aims to make savings of £630,000 in 2013/14 having previously saved £2 million over the past two years.
Introducing a £25-a-year charge for garden waste collections will allow the council to collect £500,000 a year.
Savings identified also include sharing some services with district councils in West Lindsey and South Kesteven.
People in North Kesteven will pay £93.36 at band A and £108.92 at band B from April after a 3.66 per cent rise in the precept was agreed.
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In West Lindsey, a 1.5 per cent rise in the precept means a £127.56 charge at band A and £148.82 at band B.
The council will have to raid its savings by £5 million by 2017. The 2013/14 financial package includes an extra £2 million to stimulate the local economy £1.6 million for housing investment and £300,000 to tackle fuel poverty and youth unemployment.