Angus Council’s leadership team have given a cautious welcome to the expected announcement today that the Scottish Government will fund the remaining £35 million required to construct the Cross Tay Link Road at Perth.
Councillor Angus Macmillan Douglas
A drop-in event at Kirriemuir to gauge the impact of parking charges attracted a “steady stream” of visitors said organisers.
A pledge has been made that Angus Council will not miss the boat when it comes to spending almost £100,000 on Arbroath maritime projects before an end of year deadline.
The under-fire ruling group on Angus Council has seen off a demand for an emergency meeting to install a new leader within days.
An Angus budget, drawn up to address an £18 million shortfall, was described by the authority’s leader as the toughest he has ever seen.
3% Angus Council Tax increase on cards as authority wrestles with “unprecedented” £18 million shortfall
Angus residents are expected to be hit with a 3% increase in community tax when the local authority sets its budget on Thursday.
Angus Council’s finance spokesman has said a close eye needs to be kept on costs associated with the area’s health and social care integration joint board after forecasts it is heading for a £2.6 million overspend this year.