Council Tax contributes towards the cost of services provided by:
Your Council Tax payment to Nottinghamshire County Council pays for more than 500 services, including:
- 341 schools
- 60 libraries
- 14 household waste and recycling centres and waste disposal at landfill sites
- 3 country parks at Sherwood, Bestwood, Rufford
- road and pavement repairs, including 90,000 street lights and winter gritting
- £133m of new investment in projects across the county like the widening of the A453, refurbishing school buildings, the new Mansfield bus station and the roll out of superfast broadband
- fostering and adoption
- help and support for vulnerable children and older people including home care and extra care
- children's centres
- trading standards
- youth clubs and activities.
- Doctors' surgeries and hospitals
- social security and benefits
- major roads (like motorways)
- the Environment Agency
are not paid for by Council Tax.
Every financial year the Council must publish a 'budget book' which sets out how we plan to spend our money in the coming year across all services. The book sets out the budget plans approved by Councillors.
If you would like detailed information about where your Council Tax will be spent in the financial year 2013/14, view our budget book:
Medium term spending
Our medium term financial and capital strategy sets out the long term view of the Council's financial spending priorities and their implications for the period 2010/11 to 2013/14.