To approve the Council’s budget
proposals for consultation
RECOMMENDED to the Executive Member for Transformation & Finance that:
1 The draft budget proposals for 2022/23 be approved as the basis for consultation with the Overview & Scrutiny Commission and other interested parties or individuals.
2 The Treasury Management Strategy and associated documents at Annexe E of the Executive Director: Resources’ report be approved for submission to the Governance and Audit Committee for a review each of the key elements.
3 The 2022/23 Schools Budget be set at the eventual level of the Dedicated School Grant income plus any accumulated DSG balances and additional Council funding of £0.182m.
4 The Leader of the Council be authorised to approve the allocation of the sums available for schools funding having regard to the decisions and recommendations of the Schools Forum and to agree detailed budgets for services centrally managed by the Council.
5 The Council Tax Base be set at 48,249 (Band D equivalents) for 2022/23 as outlined in Annexe H.
6 To fund identified one-off pressures from Earmarked Reserves, as specified in Annex B(ii).
7 The virements relating to the 2021/22 budget as set out in Annexes F and G be approved and those that are over £0.100m be recommended to Council for approval.