Posted: 11.02.20 at 12:10 by Calvin Robinson, Local Democracy Reporter
South Kesteven District Council is to propose a council tax hike of 3.15% for the next financial year.
The increase would see council tax rise by £5 a year from April for the average Band D property in the district to £163.62.
As part of its budget plans, the authority proposes to raise around £7.8 million in council tax.
Senior councillors are expected to back the hike at a cabinet meeting next Tuesday (18 Feb) before the plan goes before full council.
Meanwhile, Lincolnshire County Council is set to confirm a hike in its share of council tax next week.
The authority is expected to back a 3.5% increase, a rise of £45 on last year.
Council leader, Martin Hill, said the budget was 'positive' and will help to 'protect frontline services'.
Lincolnshire Police and Crime Commissioner Marc Jones also saw his proposed 4.1% tax rise supported.
The county’s police and crime panel gave the go-ahead to increase Lincolnshire Police’s share of council tax on Friday (7 Feb).
The hike in the rate equates to £9.99 for a Band D property.
Mr Jones said the force was 'in a better position' now than last year.