Decision details

Budget Setting, medium term plan and capital strategy 2020-21

Decision Maker: Cabinet

Decision status: Recommendations Approved

Is Key decision?: Yes

Is subject to call in?: No


To consider the capital and revenue budget estimates and proposed Council Tax, the financial medium term plan and the capital strategy




1)     That the Breckland revenue estimates and parish special expenses for 2020-21 and outlined position through to 2023-24 (as set out in Appendix B and E in the report) be approved.


2)     That the capital estimates and associated funding for 2019-20 and 2020-21 and outline position through to 2023-24 (as set out in Appendix H in the report) be approved.


3)     The fees and charges shown at Appendix D and D2 in the report, for adoption on 1 April 2020 be approved.


4)     The Council Tax be set at £93.78 for a Band D property in 2020-21 (a £4.95 per annum increase on 2019-20 levels)


5)     The financial Medium Term Plan and associated staffing full time equivalents at Appendix A within the report be approved.


6)     The Capital Strategy at Appendix G in the report be approved.

Reasons for the decision:

To comply with the budgetary and policy framework.

Alternative options considered:

1)     That recommendations 1 to 6 be approved.

2)     That amendments are made before recommendations 1 to 6 be approved.

Report author: Alison Chubbock

Publication date: 03/02/2020

Date of decision: 03/02/2020

Decided at meeting: 03/02/2020 - Cabinet

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