Decision details

Estimates 2008 - 2009

Decision Maker: Cabinet

Decision status: Recommendations Approved

Is Key decision?: Yes

Is subject to call in?: No


To agree the estimates for 2008-2009


That the Council be recommended to:

(1)         approve the revised estimates for 2007-08, which includes the elements raised by the key issues;

(2)         approve the estimates for 2008-09, which includes the elements raised by the key issues; and

(3)         set the Council Tax for a band D property in 2008-09 at £61.98


Reasons for the decision:

The approval of the estimates and precept form the basis for the calculation of the Council Tax for each band of property that was required to be formally approved for 2008-2009.

Alternative options considered:

(1)         Consider the recommendations of the Star Chamber and the projects to be incorporated into the base budget.

(2)         Adopt the six-year budget plan and recommend to Council the band D Council Tax for 2008-09. 

(3)         Amend the Star Chamber recommendations and budget and put alternative proposals to Council.

Report author: Mark Finch

Publication date: 10/01/2008

Date of decision: 08/01/2008

Decided at meeting: 08/01/2008 - Cabinet

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