Issue - decisions
Council Fund Budget 2018/19 – Third and Closing Stage
(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;
(c) That a further rise in Council Tax of 1.71% is set to provide additionality of £1.140m specifically for schools budgets;
(d) That a report be made to the next meeting with an update on any additional one-off funding to be received from Welsh Government late in this financial year, with advice on how an improved out-turn position in 2018/19 could be used to further increase the funding for schools in 2019/20; and
(e) To note that the £18K pressure for providing discretionary top-up relief, as agreed by Cabinet, be built into the budget for 2018/19.