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Ward forum to discuss Council budgets (18/01/10)
The next Black Isle Ward Forum, which takes place on Thursday (21 January), will focus on The Highland Council’s budget and take a look at the financial challenges facing Local Government and the rest of the public sector over the next four years.
Joining the Forum from The Highland Council will be Alistair Dodds, Chief Executive, Alan Geddes, Director of Finance and Cllr Sandy Park, Convener. Also present will be the Black Isle Ward Members, including Cllr David Alston who is the Council’s Budget Leader.
During the discussion and question and answer session people attending will be asked for their views on what the Council’s priorities should be when it has less money to spend on services.
Members of the public are invited to join representatives from local Community Councils, young people, the business and voluntary sector as well as partner agencies including Northern Constabulary and NHS ho will be taking part.
The Forum takes place at Culbokie Primary School from 6pm to 8pm. For further information please contact Diane Agnew, Ward Manager on 01349 868477.