Issue - decisions
Council Fund Budget 2019/20 – Third and Closing Stage
18/03/2019 - Council Fund Budget 2019/20 – Third and Closing Stage
(a) That a decision on the budget be deferred for 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;
(b) That officers look into the possibility of utilising earmarked reserves that were not protected in 2018/19, to be used in 2019/20, totalling £1.3m;
(c) That officers look into the possibility of capital receipts being utilised to fund the Minimum Revenue Provision charge to release revenue funding; and
(d) That requests for further information would be dealt with at a briefing for Members which would be arranged prior to the County Council meeting on 19th February.