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Apologies for absence
Declarations of Interest and Dispensations
NOTE: All Councillors have been granted a dispensation to speak and vote in relation to the following matters, which are relevant to the business due to be conducted during the meeting:
· Setting Council Tax or a precept under the Local Government Finance Act 1992, as amended from time to time or any superseding legislation.
b) Leader of the Council
c) Chief Executive
To confirm as correct, the minutes of the Council meeting held on 11th January 2024.
To note the attached report which was approved by the Cabinet on 13th February 2024.
To consider the attached report and recommendations which were considered by the Cabinet on 13th February 2024 and which are referred to Council for approval.
To determine the General Revenue Budget, Council Tax Levels and Capital Programme for 2024/25. In order to enable the Council to make the required decisions, the following documents are submitted:-
a) General Fund – Revenue Budget 2024/25
The proposals put forward by the Cabinet on 13th February 2024 (updated) are set out in the attached report. The final proposals of the controlling administration will be submitted in advance of the meeting.
Item 7(a)1 - Council Tax Resolution – 2024-2025
The report sets out the Council’s budget requirement for 2024/2025 as presented to Cabinet on 13th February 2024, its Precept on the Collection Fund and the formal details surrounding the Precept of other bodies on the Collection Fund.
b) New Scheme Additions to the Cabinet Programme in 2024/25
The proposals put forward by the Cabinet on 13th February 2024 are set out in the attached report. The final proposals of the controlling administration will be submitted in advance of the meeting.
c) Comments and Recommendations of Overview and Scrutiny
The Resources Overview and Scrutiny Committee will meet on 20th February 2024 to consider the budget proposals for 2024/25. The Committee’s comments will be reported in advance of the meeting.
NOTE: In accordance with the Local Authorities (Standing Orders)(England)(Amendment)Regulations 2014, a recorded vote will be required in respect of this decision.