Agenda item

General Fund Budget 2015/16

The 29 January 2015 Cabinet meeting recommended to Council that:

 

      i.        the General Fund estimates for 2015/16 as set out in Appendix A are approved.

 

    ii.        the proposed transfers between the General Fund and Earmarked Reserves, set out in paragraphs 16 to 22 of the report, are approved.

 

   iii.        the proposed Fees and Charges as set out in Appendix C are approved.

 

   iv.        the Pay Policy Statement as set out in Appendix G is approved.

 

    v.        the Council’s Band D Council Tax for 2015/16 be set at £263.02, which represents a 1.5% increase compared to the Band D Council Tax for 2014/15, subject to final Government announcements relating to capping expected in early February.

Minutes:

The Council received a report from the Cabinet which asked that the General Fund estimates for 2015/16 are approved.

 

The original motion was proposed by Councillor Tony Durcan and seconded by Councillor Mike Danvers.

 

Councillor Russell Perrin (seconded by Councillor Andrew Johnson) moved an amendment from the Conservative Group, circulated as part of the supplementary agenda.

 

The amendment was lost.

 

A vote on the original motion was recorded and carried.  The details of the recorded vote are appended to these minutes. Therefore it was;

 

RESOLVED that:

 

i.              the General Fund estimates for 2015/16 as set out in Appendix A are approved.

 

ii.            the proposed transfers between the General Fund and Earmarked Reserves, set out in paragraphs 16 to 22 of the report, is approved.

 

iii.           the proposed Fees and Charges as set out in Appendix C are approved.

 

iv.           the Pay Policy Statement as set out in Appendix G is approved.

 

v.            the Council’s Band D Council Tax for 2015/16 be set at £263.02, which represents a 1.5% increase compared to the Band D Council Tax for 2014/15, subject to final Government announcements relating to capping expected in early February.

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