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Energy bill rebate: pay your Council Tax by direct debit to receive it quickly
Residents in St Albans District are urged to claim a £150 rebate off their energy bills quickly by paying their Council Tax by direct debit.
Corporate Plan and Budget approved
Measures to tackle the climate emergency, create more social housing and achieve other priorities have been approved by St Albans City and District Council (SADC).
Two Council homes recovered by anti-fraud team
Measures to counter fraud have resulted in the recovery of two homes owned by St Albans City and District Council.
Pay no Council Tax for up to a year
Residents in St Albans District who sign up to receive their Council Tax bills electronically will be entered into a prize draw with the chance to win £2,000.
Public able to scrutinise the Council’s accounts
Residents are to have an opportunity to scrutinise and raise questions about the annual accounts of St Albans City and District Council.
Progress made with anti-fraud investigations
Good progress is being made with anti-fraud investigations by St Albans City and District Council following the acquisition of new software.
Councillors back Corporate Plan and Budget
Councillors have approved a Corporate Plan for St Albans City and District Council that will help tackle the climate emergency and a shortage of social housing.*
Action on Fraud
Investigations are underway in St Albans District to identify fraudulent claims for the single person’s Council Tax discount.
Help for those with Council Tax arrears
A new policy for helping people in the St Albans District who are struggling to pay their Council Tax has been published.
Missing out on a Council Tax discount?
Vulnerable people who have been diagnosed as ‘severely mentally impaired’ may be missing out on a discount on their Council Tax.