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Leader of the Council
Reasons for the Decision – To receive an update on developing the Strategic Plan for 2022-26.
Decision – (a) That the progress made in developing the Strategic Plan 2022-26 and be noted and that it be referred to the County Council for approval on 10 February 2022.
(b) That the comments and recommendations of the Corporate Overview and Scrutiny Committee and the Executive’s response thereto be noted.
(c) That the Leader of the Council and the Chief Executive be authorised to finalise the details of the Strategic Plan 2022-26 prior to final publication.
Leader of the Council and Cabinet Member for Finance and Resources
Reasons for the Decision – To consider the Medium Term Financial Strategy (MTFS) for the period 2022-2027 and the draft budget for 2022/23.
Decision – (a) That the updates to the financial plans, as set out in the report, be received.
(b) That the comments of the County Treasurer on the adequacy of reserves and robustness of the budget be noted and that the County Council be asked to take note of these comments when considering the budget and council tax.
(c) That the comments and recommendations of the Corporate Overview and Scrutiny Committee and the Executive’s response thereto be noted.
(d) That it be recommended to the County Council on 10th February 2022 that they consider and approve the following:
(i) a net revenue budget of £567.826m for 2022/23;
(ii) planning forecasts for 2023/24 to 2026/27 as set out in Appendix 11 to the report;
(iii) a contingency provision of £10.000m for 2022/23;
(iv) a net contribution to reserves and general balances of £14.908m for 2022/23;
(v) a budget requirement of £582.734m for 2022/23;
(vi) a council tax requirement of £406.258mfor 2022/23;
(vii) a council tax at Band D of £1,401.30 for 2022/23 which is an increase of 2.99% when compared with 2021/22;
(viii) this results in council tax for each category of dwelling as set out in the table below:
(ix) that the County Treasurer be authorised to sign precept notices on the billing authorities respectively liable for the total precept payable and that each notice states the total precept payable and the council tax in relation to each category of dwelling as calculated in accordance with statutory requirements;
(x) the Financial Health Indicators set out in Appendix 10 to the report.
(e) That it be recommended to the County Council on 10th February 2022 that they consider and approve the following recommendations which are included within the Capital and Minimum Revenue Provision Strategy 2022/23, the Treasury Management Strategy 2022/23 ... view the full minutes text for item 108.