Decision details

Service and Financial Planning/Budget Proposal for 2019/20

Decision Maker: Executive, Council

Decision status: Recommendations approved

Is Key decision?: Yes

Is subject to call in?: Yes


Budget for 2019/20 and Capital Programme for 2019 to 2024, including observations from the Overview and Scrutiny Committee.  


RECOMMENDED that the local Council Tax Reduction Scheme for 2019/20, outlined in the Executive’s report, be adopted.



(i)        The national and local service context, outlined in Annex 1 to the report, be noted.


(ii)       The service proposals, set out in the report and accompanying Annex 2, which seek to respond to the national and local service context and to deliver corporate priorities, be endorsed.


(iii)      The following be approved for consultation under the Council’s budget and policy framework:

            a) Medium Term Financial Plan (Annex 3)

            b) Savings and income totalling £1.229m (Annex 4)

            c) Growth totalling £2.620m (Annex 5)


(iv)      The Director of Finance and Organisation be authorised, in consultation with the Leader of the Council, to make any necessary changes to the Corporate Business Plan arising from the service and financial planning changes agreed for 2019/20.

Wards Affected: (All Wards);


·         Helen Stocker (Finance)

·         John Jones (Legal)

Contact: Pat Main, Interim Head of Finance and Assets Email: Tel: 01737 276063.

Publication date: 13/11/2018

Date of decision: 08/11/2018

Decided at meeting: 08/11/2018 - Executive

Effective from: 21/11/2018

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