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Council Tax Setting 2019-20

Meeting: 21/02/2019 - Council (Item 29)

29 Council Tax Setting 2019-20 (Agenda item 12) pdf icon PDF 91 KB

Report of Councillor Philip Cowen, Executive Member for Finance and Delivery.

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Minutes:

Councillor Cowen, the Executive Member for Finance & Delivery presented the Council Tax setting report and commended the two recommendations to Council.

 

The Chairman again reminded Members that if they were two months or more in arrears with their Council Tax, they must disclose the fact and not vote on any item to set tax or any decision which may affect its calculation.

 

A recorded vote was taken and it was:

 

RESOLVED that:

 

1.           the special expenses for 2019-20 (at paragraph 1.3 of the report) be      approved; and

 

2.               the formal Council Tax resolutions for 2019-20 (at paragraph 1.4.1 to 1.4.5 of the report as set out below) be approved.

 

1.4.1    It is to be noted that on 21 February 2019 the Council has calculated: -

a) the Council Tax Base 2019-20 for the whole Council area as 43,479.8 (item T in the regulations made under Section 33(5) of the Local Government Finance Act 1992, as amended) and

b) for dwellings in those parts of its area to which a Parish precept relates as in the attached Appendix A.

 

1.4.2    Calculate that the Council Tax requirement for the Council’s own purposes for 2019-20 (excluding Parish precepts) is £3,933,183.

 

1.4.3    That the following amounts be calculated by the Council for the year 2019-20 in accordance with Sections 31 to 36 of the Local Government Finance Act 1992 as amended (the Act):-

 

a)

£78,582,320

being the aggregate of the amounts which the Council estimates for the expenditure items set out in Section 31A(2) of the Act;

 

b)

£70,632,356

being the aggregate of the amounts which the Council estimates for the income items set out in Section 31A(3) of the Act;

 

c)

£7,949,964

being the amount by which the aggregate at 1.4.3(a) above exceeds the aggregate at 1.4.3(b) above, calculated by the Council, in accordance with Section 31A(4) of the Act, as its Council Tax requirement for the year;

 

d)

£182.84

being the amount at 1.4.3(c) above, divided by the amount at 1.4.1(a) above, calculated by the Council, in accordance with Section 31B(1) of the Act, as the basic amount of its Council Tax for the year (including Parish precepts);

 

e)

£4,087,653

being the aggregate amount of all special items (including Parish precepts) referred to in Section 34(1) of the Act (as per Appendix A of the agenda);

 

f)

£88.83

being the amount at 1.4.3(d) above less the result given by dividing the amount at 1.4.3(e) above by the amount at 1.4.1(a) above, calculated by the Council, in accordance with Section 34(2) of the Act, as the basic amount of its Council Tax for the year for dwellings in those parts of its areas to which no special item relates;

 

g)

The figures shown in Appendix B of the agenda, being the amounts given by adding to the amount at 1.4.3(f) above the amounts of the special item or items relating to dwellings in those parts of the Council's area mentioned above divided in each case by the amount at 1.4.1(b) above,  ...  view the full minutes text for item 29