2018/19 Finance and Performance Monitor 1
Decision Maker: Executive
Decision status: Decision Made
Is Key decision?: No
Is subject to call in?: Yes
Purpose of Report: To
provide overview of the council's overall finance and performance
position at the end of Q1.
Members are asked to note and approve.
Resolved: (i) That the finance and performance information set out in the report be noted.
(ii) That the proposed change in council tax for empty homes, increasing to 100% the additional charge for properties that have been empty for 2 years or more, as outlined in paragraph 26 of the report, be approved.
Reason: In accordance with the new power granted to councils from April 2018, to encourage the bringing of second properties into use.
(iii) That the likely additional business rates income outlined in paragraph 30, and that some of this may be required to deal with the pressures outlined in the report, be noted.
Reason: To ensure expenditure is kept within the approved budget.
Report author: Ian Cunningham
Publication date: 31/08/2018
Date of decision: 30/08/2018
Decided at meeting: 30/08/2018 - Executive
Effective from: 04/09/2018