On Thursday 25th June 2020, exactly a year after the seed was sown for CIPFA to do a full review of Governance at RBWM, the final CIPFA report will be presented at Cabinet. Watch the meeting LIVE on Youtube >>> … Continue reading CIPFA review of Governance – FINAL REPORT going to Cabinet this Thursday 6:15pm… tune in…
In December 2019 Deloitte published its Report to the RBWM Corporate Overview & Scrutiny Panel on the audit for the year ended 31 March 2019. It is an audit of the Royal Borough’s financial reporting and discharge of governance duties, … Continue reading Should ex & current Councillors be held to account for their actions?
I guess it was the frequent mentions, at the full council budget meeting, of the Titanic & icebergs by the Opposition that got me thinking about boats. I have this picture of dragon boating on Dorney Lake, raising money for … Continue reading “User Pays” Sink or Swim if You’re a RBWM Resident
The Conservative’s proposed Budget for next year, removes the Advantage Card Parking Discount. If it gets voted through how will it impact on your behaviour? Thank you. Jon Continue reading What will you do if the Advantage Card Parking Discount is Removed in April?
For me to do my job properly, it is good to get feedback from residents. I’ve created the poll below to help me do that. Before I was a Councillor I probably would not have bothered to look at these … Continue reading Do you ever read the RBWM Budget papers?
I was looking for the £450,000 pothole budget last week which I found out, ONLY by asking at an Overview & Scrutiny Panel, has been culled and rather ironically discovered there is a project called Maidenhead Missing Links which has … Continue reading Maidenhead Missing Links – Cycle Paths £2.8m in RBWM Budget Proposals?
Here is the proposed budget that is going to cabinet this week, 6th February, for ratification and then on to Council for 25th February 2020 Please read, digest and make your feelings known… Budget 2020/21 Annex A Capital Annex B … Continue reading RBWM Budget Reports 2020/21
Join us at Communities Overview & Scrutiny Panel tomorrow, Tuesday 28th Jan, 6:30pm Maidenhead Town Hall You can see the full agenda here >>> Focus, for me, is on Budget savings as shown below Budget £639,000 – Propose Saving £180,000 … Continue reading Join us at Communities Overview & Scrutiny Panel Tuesday 28th Jan, 6:30pm Maidenhead Town Hall
So many people have a good old moan on Facebook but don’t face those responsible and ask the questions they have to ask when the opportunities arise. You can attend the following meetings, listen to Councillors ask questions and put … Continue reading Have your say Next Week on the Budget at one of these meetings…
“How can YOU save money by using the RBWM food waste bin? What you on about Jon?” Thank you for asking 😉 Currently RBWM pay for a fixed amount of food waste by the ton… so currently we pay the … Continue reading Save Yourself Money – Use Your Food Waste Bin
The revised Pothole Report It function, changed in the summer and part of a suite of Report It! options, on the RBWM website is excellent and the response is fantastic… make sure you use it… snap a couple of pics, … Continue reading If you see a big Pothole… REPORT IT!
The Royal Borough of Windsor & Maidenhead are furthest left in the graphic. “The lowest council tax outside London” a manifesto commitment proudly made for years and years by the Conservative Party locally. You know what they say, “Pride comes … Continue reading What’s the REALITY of having the lowest Council Tax Band D outside London?