Many of the proposals will be familiar to anyone who has followed the annual budget setting process in recent years, with the same old plans for cutbacks being reheated and served up, wrapped in public relations speak as "remodelling" and "re-alignment".
Once again County Hall would like to close one of two respite and residential centres for profoundly disabled children. This would save £200,000 over three years - roughly the same amount that the chief executive would like to be paid to leave us so that he can head off for exciting new challenges elsewhere.
Noticeably absent from the proposals are any cutbacks to the council's holiest of cows - the Press Office and "Carmarthenshire News", the latest edition of which features a bumper crop of pictures of smiling Labour and Independent bigwigs.
What is striking about this year's package of proposed cuts is how many of them are aimed at children and young people.
There is a whole raft of proposals which would make relatively small savings by cutting support for children with special needs, looked after children and youth services. There will be reduced support for the humanities in schools, speech therapy, home tuition, increases in charges for school meals, cutbacks in behaviour support, and, tucked away under technical services, removal of free school transport for children aged 16+ and a new £50 charge for "spare seat" bus passes.
£50,000 can be shave off here, £100,000 there, but right at the end of the section dealing with education comes this: