Decision Maker: Babergh Cabinet
Decision status: Recommendations Approved
Is Key decision?: No
Is subject to call in?: Yes
It was RESOLVED
1.1 That the draft General Fund Budget proposals for 2021/22 and four-year outlook set out in the report be endorsed for recommendation to Council on 23 February 2021, subject to further consideration at the next Cabinet meeting on 4 February 2021 following consideration at Overview and Scrutiny Committee on 18January 2021.
1.2 That the draft General Fund Budget for 2021/22 is based on an increase to Council Tax of £5 per annum (10p per week) for a Band D property, which is equivalent to 2.96%, to support the Council’s overall financial position.
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 the February Cabinet and recommendations to Council.
Alternative Options Considered and Rejected: Setting a balanced budget is a statutory requirement, therefore no other options are appropriate in respect of this.
Any Declarations of Interest Declared: Councillor Osborne declared a local non-pecuniary in her capacity as a trustee of Citizens Advice.
Any Dispensation Granted: None
Publication date: 08/01/2021
Date of decision: 07/01/2021
Decided at meeting: 07/01/2021 - Babergh Cabinet
Effective from: 16/01/2021