Local Council Tax Parish Support Grant
Decision Maker: Cabinet
Decision status: Recommendations Approved
Is Key decision?: Yes
Is subject to call in?: No
To request payment of a grant to Town and Parish Councils to support the impact of the localisation of council tax support.
RECOMMEND TO COUNCIL to commit £305,000 support grant to town and parish councils in 2015/2016 on the same proportional basis as 2014/2015.
Reasons for the decision:
To inform the budget setting process for Breckland and provide timely information to the town and parish councils as part of their precept setting timetables.
Alternative options considered:
· To pay grants to town and parish councils totalling £305.000 in 2015-16 to be allocated in the same proportion as the grants paid in 2014-15.
· Not to pay the grants to town and parish councils
· To vary the amount of grants paid to town and parish councils
Report author: Mark Finch
Publication date: 23/10/2014
Date of decision: 22/10/2014
Decided at meeting: 22/10/2014 - Cabinet