Decision details

Council Fund Revenue Budget 2018/19 – Third and Closing Stage

Decision Maker: Cabinet

Decision status: Recommendations Approved

Is Key decision?: Yes

Is subject to call in?: No


To recommend to Council a method for closing the remaining budget gap and setting a balanced budget for 2018/19.


(a)       That following a review, £1.927m of reserves and balances is released to contribute to balancing the budget;


(b)       That a 5% rise in Council Tax is set to balance the budget in combination with reserves and balances in (a) above; and


(c)        That a further rise in Council Tax of 1.71% is set to provide additionality of £1.140m specifically for schools budgets.

Report author: Gary Ferguson

Publication date: 21/02/2018

Date of decision: 20/02/2018

Decided at meeting: 20/02/2018 - Cabinet

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