The Community Council maintains a set of policies and procedures to help carry its duties out effectively and to comply with regulations. These documents are reviewed and updated where required.
The Community Council agrees a budget each year at the December Council meeting for the anticipated expenditure in the following financial year from 1 April to March 31. A Statement of Accounts is produced at the end of each year which is audited by an independent auditor. Copies of the budget and statement are available below.
2023-24 Financial Year
2022-23 Financial Year
2021-22 Financial Year
2020-21 Financial Year
2019-20 Financial Year
2018-19 Financial Year
The Council Tax Precept
Income is raised through the precept, (payment made by Rackheath householders residents through their Council Tax, collected by Broadland District Council). The Community Council also receives income from the hire of facilities such as the football pitches, pavilion and bowling green and from grants.
Expenditure is incurred on staff salaries and administration expenses, grass and verge cutting, Churchyard maintenance, emptying litter and dog bins, maintenance of facilities and open space and on grants/donations.
If you wish to apply for a grant or donation from the Community Council please read our Grants Policy and contact the Community Clerk.
Copies of documents are available from the Clerk upon request.