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Members of the council will be asked to consider recommendations made by external auditors when they meet later this month
A raft of savings and spending proposals at Dudley Council have been endorsed by senior councillors ahead of a final decision next month.
There are just a few days left for residents in Dudley borough to have their say on a series of budget proposals at Dudley Council.
The final stage of the household support fund will open to applications next week.
Residents are being given the chance to have their say on how money is shared amongst services for people in the annual Dudley Council budget consultation.
More than £40million extra funding looks set to be pumped into services for adults and children to tackle massive financial strain on the system.
Residents across Dudley borough will continue to pay some of the lowest council tax bills in the country despite a planned 4.99 per cent increase.
A dedicated improvement board is up and running at Dudley Council to help the authority deliver a sound, sustainable budget amid growing financial pressures.
More than 70 per cent of Dudley borough council tax payers pay their bills by Direct Debit - one of the highest rates in the region.
The leader of Dudley Council said he will “do everything in his power” to set a sustainable budget as it introduces a range of measures to maintain control on finances.
Finance bosses look set to introduce a range of “sensible precautionary” measures to safeguard Dudley Council budgets amid growing pressures on local authorities’ spending across the country.
A former headteacher who fraudulently pocketed cash from the coffers of a borough special school has been ordered to pay nearly £200,000 today (Fri) by a court.