Agenda item

Projected Costs for the Local Government Elections 2019

Minutes:

The Chief Executive presented the above report, a copy of which had previously been circulated.  He pointed out that the purpose of the report was to advise Members of the projected costs for the forthcoming Local Government Elections and the financing of such.   

 

Councillor P Kelly expressed concern at the projected costs for Royal Mail delivery in respect of the distribution of leaflets.

 

The Chief Executive pointed out that the breakdown referred to a range of different costs including postage.

 

The Chairperson said it was necessary that leaflets were widely distributed to all areas.  However, it was not necessary for all Members to avail of the Royal Mail service if they did not wish.

 

The Committee

 

Recommended       that Members note the projected costs for the Local Government Elections and the arrangements for financing the projected excess spend.

 

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