Issue - decisions

Revenue Budget 2020/21

17/12/2019 - Revenue Budget 2020/21


       i.          the draft budget proposals for 2020/21 as the basis for consultation with the Overview & Scrutiny Commission and other interested parties or individuals are agreed.


      ii.          Directors are authorised to implement inflationary increases to fees and charges as soon as practicable in the current financial year.


     iii.          the Treasury Management Strategy and associated documents at Annexe E for the Director:Finance’s report is agreed and requests that the Governance and Audit  Committee review each of the key elements.


    iv.          the Capital Strategy published in 2019 remains relevant and does not

require updating at this time.


      v.          the 2020/21 Schools Budget be set at the eventual level of the Dedicated School Grant income plus any accumulated DSG balances and additional Council funding of £0.308m (paragraph 8.23 of the Director:Finance’s report).


    vi.          the Executive Member for Children, Young People and Learning be authorised to agree the allocation of the sums available for schools funding as set out in recommendation 2.5 having regard to the decisions and recommendations of the Schools Forum and to agree detailed budgets for services centrally managed by the Council.


   vii.          the virements relating to the 2019/20 budget as set out in Annexes G

and H of the Director:Finance’s report are approved and recommend those that are over £0.100m for approval by Council.