Decision details

Council Fund Budget 2019/20 – Third and Closing Stage

Decision Maker: Cabinet

Decision status: Recommendations Approved

Is Key decision?: Yes

Is subject to call in?: Yes


To review the third and final Stage 3 of the Council Fund Budget 2019/20 and to make recommendations to Council to set a legal and balanced Budget.


As detailed in recommendations (1) and (2).  Recommendation (3) to be amended to read:


(3)       Cabinet invite Council to engage with Welsh Government – through a cross-party delegation - for an improved Local Government Settlement, in order to suppress Council Tax rises in Flintshire and across Wales, by specifically increasing recurring funding for schools and children’s services; and


An additional recommendation (4) to be added, to read:


(4)       Officers provide information on those non-mandatory services where Council could review its policies and funding commitments.  The information to include financial values (to the Council Tax payer) and the risks associated with making any changes to current commitments.

Report author: Gary Ferguson

Publication date: 23/01/2019

Date of decision: 22/01/2019

Decided at meeting: 22/01/2019 - Cabinet

Effective from: 31/01/2019

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