Decision Maker: Mid Suffolk Cabinet
Is Key decision?: No
Is subject to call in?: Yes
It was RESOLVED:-
That Cabinet recommends to Council:-
1.1 That the General Fund Budget proposals for 2019/20 and four year outlook set out in the report be endorsed for recommendation to Council on 21 February 2019.
1.2 That the General Fund Budget for 2019/20 is based on an increase to Council Tax of 2%, which equates to £3.26 per annum (6p per week) for a Band D property, to support the Council’s overall financial position.
1.3 That a further £25m be invested in CIFCO as set out in paragraph 8.20 of the report.
1.4 That a discretionary Care Leavers Council Tax discount of up to 100% be introduced from the 1 April 2019 as set out in section 11 of the report.
Reason for Decision: To bring together all the relevant information to enable Cabinet Members to review, consider and comment upon the Councils General Fund budget before recommendations to Council.
Alternative Options Considered and Rejected: The General Fund Budget for 2019/20 and four-year outlook is an essential element in achieving a balanced budget and sustainable medium-term position. Setting a balanced budget for the coming year is a statutory requirement, therefore no other options are appropriate in respect of this.
Publication date: 06/02/2019
Date of decision: 04/02/2019
Decided at meeting: 04/02/2019 - Mid Suffolk Cabinet
Effective from: 14/02/2019