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Council Tax freeze for 7th year in a row recommended as budget balances for 2014-15
The Highland Council is being asked next week to freeze the Council Tax for a seventh successive year and confirm a budget of £563.697 million for 2014-15.
Council asked to agree amendments to service management teams
Detailed proposals to realign The Highland Council’s Service management teams into 5 directorates will be presented for approval to the full council meeting on Thursday (19 December).
Leader of new Skye, Ross and Cromarty Area Committee elected
The Leader of The Highland Council's new Skye, Ross and Cromarty Area Committee is Councillor Hamish Fraser, an Independent member who represents Ward 11 Eilean a' Cheò.
Pupils mark time on local hero watch find
Pupils of Kinlochbervie High School have taken a keen interest in the life history of a war hero and Vancouver Police Constable Robert McBeath who was killed in the line of duty in Vancouver in 1922
Council backs heavier fines for littering and fly-tipping
The Highland Council is fully backing plans by the Scottish Government to increase fixed penalties for littering and fly-tipping but wants to see more robust action taken against contractors who try to avoid landfill costs by dumping materials indiscriminately.
Caithness Heat and Power follow up statutory report
The Council has received a copy of the Follow Up statutory report on Caithness Heat and Power prepared by Audit Scotland
Freedom of John O’Groats conferred on John Green
The freedom of the most northerly community in Great Britain – John O’Groats – has been bestowed by The Highland Council on former Highland Councillor and local resident of John O’Groats Mr John Houston Green.
Helmsdale Environmental Improvement Works completed
The environmental improvement works to Helmsdale’s Bridgend Car Park are now complete and the site has been reopened to the public.
Council consults on amendments to public entertainment licensing
The Highland Council as part of a Public Entertainment licensing review has issued a questionnaire to community councils, businesses and licence holders asking them to comment on a number of proposed amendments and additions to activities requiring such a licence.
Council seeks responses to online survey of Corran Ferry users
The Highland Council is seeking responses to an online survey of individuals who use the Corran Ferry service.
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