Agenda and draft minutes

Revenue Budget, Council Tax and Capital Estimates, Cabinet - Wednesday, 12th February, 2020 5.00 pm

Venue: Council Chamber, Civic Centre, Poulton-Le-Fylde

Contact: Duncan Jowitt  Democratic Services and Councillor Development Officer

Items
No. Item

CAB.30

Declarations of interest

Members will disclose any pecuniary and any other significant interests they may have in relation to the matters to be considered at this meeting.

Minutes:

None.

CAB.31

Confirmation of minutes pdf icon PDF 92 KB

To confirm as a correct record the minutes of the previous meeting of Cabinet.

Minutes:

The minutes of the meeting of 15 January 2020 were approved as a correct record.

CAB.32

Public questions

To receive and respond to any questions from members of the public.

 

Public questions for Cabinet may be submitted at any time by writing to Democratic Services or via email democratic.services@wyre.gov.uk. Public questions for this meeting must be received by noon on the Thursday before the meeting is held and do not need to specifically relate to items on this agenda. Questioners should provide their name and address and indicate to which Cabinet member the question is to be directed.

 

The total period of time allocated for public questions will not normally exceed 30 minutes.

 

Minutes:

None

CAB.33

Revenue Budget, Council Tax and Capital Estimates pdf icon PDF 325 KB

Report of the Resources Portfolio Holder and the Corporate Director Resources and Section 151 Officer.

Additional documents:

Minutes:

The Resources Portfolio Holder and Corporate Director of Resources and S151 Officer submitted a report seeking confirmation of the Revenue Budget, Council Tax, Revised Capital Budget 2019/20 and Capital Programme 2020/21 onwards.

 

Decision taken

 

1.  Cabinet approved

 

  1. The Revised Revenue Budget for the year 2019/20 and the Revenue Budget for 2020/21.

 

  1. For the purpose of proposing an indicative Council Tax for 2021/22, 2022/23, 2023/24 and 2024/25, taking into account the Medium Term Financial Plan at Appendix 2 which reflects an increase of £5 each year, any increase will remain within the principles determined by the Government as part of the legislation relating to Local Referendums allowing the veto of excessive Council Tax increases.

 

  1. Members’ continuing commitment to the approach being taken regarding the efficiency savings, detailed within the Council’s ‘Annual Efficiency Statement’ at Appendix 1 of the report.

 

  1. Any increases in the base level of expenditure and further additional expenditure arising during 2020/21 should be financed from existing budgets or specified compensatory savings, in accordance with the Financial Regulations and Financial Procedure Rules.

 

  1. The use of all other Reserves and Balances as indicated in Appendices 4 and 5 of the report.

 

  1. The manpower estimates for 2020/21.

 

  1. In accordance with the requirements of the Prudential Code for Capital Finance, those indicators included at Appendix 7 of the report.

 

  1. The Revised Capital Budget for 2019/20 and the Capital Programme for 2020/21 onwards.

 

 

2.   Cabinet noted that, in accordance with the Council’s Scheme of Delegation, as agreed by Council at their meeting of 24 February 2005:

 

  1. The amount of 37,300.46 had been calculated as the 2020/21 Council Tax Base for the whole area [(Item T in the formula in Section 31B of the Local Government Finance Act 1992, as amended (the “Act”)]; and

 

  1. A Council Tax Base, for dwellings in those parts of its area to which a Parish precept relates, had been calculated as indicated below.

 

 

Barnacre-with-Bonds         

Bleasdale                                         

Cabus                                                           

Catterall                                            

Claughton-on-Brock                                  

Fleetwood                                        

Forton                                               

Garstang                                           

Great Eccleston                               

Hambleton                                       

Inskip-with-Sowerby                                   

Kirkland                                            

Myerscough and Bilsborrow         

Nateby                                              

Nether Wyresdale                           

Out Rawcliffe                                               

Pilling                                                

Preesall                                            

Stalmine-with-Staynall                  

Upper Rawcliffe-with-Tarnacre    

Winmarleigh                                    

 

 

967.31

58.22

621.24

889.10

379.85

6,541.40

581.83

1,831.85

634.36

1,071.50

371.96

138.11

451.42

217.51

335.67

268.05

821.78

1,901.05

611.39

294.02

128.07

 

 

 

3.   Cabinet affirmed that the Council Tax requirement for the Council’s own purposes for 2020/21 (excluding Parish precepts) be £7,636,896.

 

 

4.  Cabinet agreed to the calculation of the following amounts for the year 2020/21 in accordance with Sections 31 to 36 of the Act:

 

 

a.  £66,573,969

 

 

 

 

b.  £58,172,860

 

 

 

c.    £8,401,109

 

 

 

 

 

d.    £225.23

 

 

 

 

 

e.    £764,213

 

 

 

f.      £204.74  

 

Being the aggregate of the amounts which the Council estimates for the items set out in Section 31A(2) of the Act taking into account all precepts issued to it by Parish Councils.

 

Being the aggregate of the amounts which the Council estimates for the items set out in Section 31A(3) of the Act.

 

Being the amount by which the aggregate at 3.4(a) above exceeds the aggregate at 3.4(b) above, calculated by the Council, in  ...  view the full minutes text for item CAB.33