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Income Policy

Meeting: 18/01/2011 - Executive - for meetings from 03/06/00 to 26/04/11 (Item 148)

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This report presents a draft revised Income Policy, setting out the guiding principles to be followed by the organisation in ensuring it uses consistent and best practice principles in generating and collecting income, and invites Members to recommend the policy to Full Council for approval.

Additional documents:

Decision:

RECOMMENDED:That Council approve the revised Income Policy at Annex A to the report, subject to the revision of paragraph 13 of the policy to remove the reference to planning fees as an example of charges set nationally by government.

 

REASON:                  To provide appropriate guidance in delivering value for money income arrangements across the organisation and to take account of potential changes that may enable councils to set their own planning fees.

Minutes:

Members considered a report which presented a draft revised Income Policy, setting out the guiding principles to be followed by the Council in ensuring consistency and best practice in the generation and collection of income.

 

The purpose of the draft revised policy, attached as Annex A to the report, was to provide a concise guidance document maintaining the key principles of the current policy but reflecting the increased payment channels available to customers and the changing financial environment.

 

Having noted the comments of the Labour Group Spokespersons on this item, it was

 

RECOMMENDED:That Council approve the revised Income Policy at Annex A to the report, subject to the revision of paragraph 13 of the policy to remove the reference to planning fees as an example of charges set nationally by government.

 

REASON:                  To provide appropriate guidance in delivering value for money income arrangements across the organisation and to ‘future proof’ the policy by taking account of potential changes that may enable councils to set their own planning fees.


 

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