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Status:
Implemented
Business Item
Draft General Fund Budget and Council Tax Report 2020/21
Ref.
ES/0287
Is a Key Decision:
No
Decision Type:
Committee
Decision Maker:
Cabinet
Date of Decision
Tue 4 Feb 2020
Show on Forward Plan
No
Description
Report of the Leader of the Council and Cabinet Member with responsibility for Resources, and the Assistant Cabinet Member for Resources
Matter for Decision (to consider...)

To recommend that Council:

 

1. Approves the General Fund Revenue Budget as set out in this report and summarised in Appendix A5 and notes the budget forecast for 2021/22 and beyond; 

2. Approves the Reserves and Balances movements as presented in Appendix A6;

3. Approves that no further changes are made to Council Tax Discounts and Premiums for 2020/21;

4. Approves the Efficiency Strategy attached as Appendix B;

5. Note the Council Tax Base of 87,888.87 for 2020/21; and

6. Approve a Band D Council Tax for 2019/20 of £171.27.

Service Area
Financial Services, Corporate Performance & Risk Management
Service Area 2
Not Applicable
Contact for Background Papers:
Background Papers:
Is Decision District Wide
Yes
Decision Made

To recommend that Council:

 

1. Approves the General Fund Revenue Budget as set out in this report and summarised in Appendix A5 and notes the budget forecast for 2021/22 and beyond; 

 

2. Approves the Reserves and Balances movements as presented in Appendix A6;

 

3. Approves that no further changes are made to Council Tax Discounts and Premiums for 2020/21;

 

4. Approves the Efficiency Strategy attached as Appendix B;

 

5. Notes the Council Tax Base of 87,888.87 for 2020/21; and

 

6. Approves a Band D Council Tax for 2020/21 of £171.27.

Reason for Decision

1. To bring together all the relevant information to enable Members to review, consider and comment upon the Council’s General Fund revenue budgets before making recommendations to Council on 26th February 2020.

 

2. To seek wider Member consideration of the forward budgets beyond 2020/21, and Council Tax proposals in this report to balance the budget for 2020/21 and future years. 

Alternative Options Considered and Rejected
The MTFS is an essential element in achieving a balanced budget and a sustainable medium term position, whilst setting a balanced budget for the coming year is a statutory requirement. Consequently, no other options are appropriate in respect of this. 
Any Declarations of Interest Declared
None.
Any Dispensation Granted
None.

Decision Criteria

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Wards

Aldeburgh and Leiston; Beccles and Worlingham; Bungay and Wainford; Carlford and Fynn Valley; Carlton and Whitton; Carlton Colville; Deben; Eastern Felixstowe; Framlingham; Gunton and St Margarets; Halesworth and Blything; Harbour and Normanston; Kelsale and Yoxford; Kesgrave; Kessingland; Kirkley and Pakefield; Lothingland; Martlesham and Purdis Farm; Melton; Orwell and Villages; Oulton Broad; Rendlesham and Orford; Rushmere St Andrew; Saxmundham; Southwold; Western Felixstowe; Wickham Market; Woodbridge; Wrentham, Wangford and Westleton

Topics

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Overview and Scrutiny

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Decision History

DateTimeCreatedUserFullnameStatusDescriptionDetails
 Page 1 of 6, items 1 to 10 of 51.
23/01/2020 13:39:24Matt MakinBusiness Item Created 
23/01/2020 13:39:24Matt MakinCommittee AddedCabinet
23/01/2020 13:39:24Matt MakinMeeting Added04/02/2020 6:30PM
23/01/2020 13:39:48Matt MakinWard AddedAldeburgh and Leiston
23/01/2020 13:39:48Matt MakinWard AddedBeccles and Worlingham
23/01/2020 13:39:48Matt MakinWard AddedBungay and Wainford
23/01/2020 13:39:48Matt MakinWard AddedCarlford and Fynn Valley
23/01/2020 13:39:48Matt MakinWard AddedCarlton and Whitton
23/01/2020 13:39:48Matt MakinWard AddedCarlton Colville
23/01/2020 13:39:48Matt MakinWard AddedDeben

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