Decision details

Local Council Tax Parish Support Grant

Decision Maker: Cabinet

Decision status: Recommendations Approved

Is Key decision?: Yes

Is subject to call in?: No

Purpose:

To request payment of a grant to Town and Parish Councils to support the impact of the localisation of council tax support.

Decision:

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

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