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Agenda item

Review of Fees & Charges

This report seeks approval to increase a range of the Council’s fees and charges with effect from the 1st January 2016.

Decision:

Resolved:  That the Executive approve option 1 to increase the relevant fees and charges, with effect from 1 January 2016, as set out in the annexes to the report.

 

Reason:     To enable the Council to effectively manage its budget.

 

 

Minutes:

Members considered a report which sought their approval to increase the following range of Council fees and charges, with effect from 1 January 2016:

·        Registrars

·        Community Centres

·        Bereavement Services

·        Waste Services

·        Parks & Open Spaces

·        Housing Services and

·        Planning

 

It was noted that additional income of £103k would be generated in 2016/17 from these increases, mainly from Bereavement Services and Housing and that a number of additional service areas were to be examined as part of the budget strategy.

 

Consideration was then given to the following options:

1– Agree the fees and charges as set out in the annexes to the report.

 2 – Agree a different increase to that proposed.

 

Following discussion it was

 

Resolved:  That the Executive approve option 1 to increase the relevant fees and charges, with effect from 1 January 2016, as set out in the annexes to the report. 1.

Reason:     To enable the Council to effectively manage its budget.

 

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