Cuts are on the cards as County Hall officials seek to plug a £145 million budget gap over the next four years.
The shortfall is mainly the result of unfunded inflation, which costs Herts County Council around £20 million each year, the growth of the elderly population, which costs around £10 million annually, and reductions in central government grant contributions.
In the last four years the council has already shaved £149 million off its costs.
Councillor Terry Hone, who oversees resources said: “To achieve about the same again will mean that some tough decisions lie ahead, but we are determined to meet the challenge.
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