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Items
No. Item

70.

Opening Prayers.

Minutes:

The Mayor announced that there would be no opening prayer as the Mayor’s chaplain was unable to attend the meeting.

71.

Apologies for Absence.

Minutes:

Apologies for absence were received from Councillors P. Andrews, Beeston MBE, G. Clarke, Fox, Gillam, Glover, Nicholson and Spencer.

 

72.

Declaration of Interests.

Minutes:

Councillor Blair declared an interest as a trustee and director of Gedling CVS. Councillor Blair indicated that she would leave the Chamber and take no part in the debate.

73.

To consider, and if approved, adopt the recommendations of Cabinet dated 19 February 2015 and set the Council Tax for the year ending 31 March 2016. pdf icon PDF 147 KB

Additional documents:

Minutes:

Councillor Blair left the meeting at 6.05pm.

 

Councillor Bailey entered the meeting at 6.10pm.

 

A proposition was moved by Councillor John Clarke and seconded by Councillor Payne in the following terms:

 

1.       That the Prudential and Treasury Indicators and Treasury Strategy 2015/16 referred to in Minute 209 of the meeting of the Cabinet held on 19 February 2015, be approved.

 

2.       That the recommendations contained in Minute 210 of the meeting of the Cabinet held on 19 February 2015 with regard to the Capital Programme 2015/16 be approved.

 

3.       That the detailed budget and priorities, objectives, actions and performance measures set out in the Gedling Plan 2015/16, referred to in Minute 211 of the meeting of the Cabinet held on 19 February 2015, be approved.

 

4.       That the financial threshold above which decisions will be regarded as Key Decisions be approved at £0.5m for 2015/16, as referred to in Minute 211 of the meeting of the Cabinet held on 19 February 2015.

 

5.       That the sum of £781,826 be taken from General Fund Balances in 2015/16 to support General Fund revenue expenditure in that year.

 

6.       That it be noted that the Portfolio Holder for Finance, Performance and Economic Development determined on 19 December 2014 (D277), the following amounts for the year 2015/16 in accordance with regulations made under section 31(B) of the Local Government Finance Act 1992.

 

(a)  35,610.06 being the amount calculated by the Council, in accordance with regulation 3 of the Local Authorities (Calculation of Council Tax Base) Regulations 2012, as its council tax base for the year. (The Council Tax base for the whole district)

 

 (b)

Part of the Council’s Area

Tax Base

Bestwood St Albans

1,508.63

Burton Joyce

1,441.87

Calverton

2,084.40

Colwick

845.66

Lambley

485.88

Linby

109.38

Newstead

357.12

Papplewick

278.07

Ravenshead

2,686.76

Stoke Bardolph

53.15

Woodborough

905.14

 

being the amounts calculated by the Council, in accordance with regulation 6 of the Regulations, as the amounts of its council tax base for the year for dwellings in/ those parts of its area to which one or more special items relate. (The Council Tax base for each parish)

 

 

7.       That the following amounts be now calculated by the Council for the year 2015/16 in accordance with sections 31A, 31B and 34 to 36 of the Local Government Finance Act 1992 (the Act):

 

(a)      £49,904,016 being the aggregate of the amounts which the Council estimates for the items set out in section 31A(2) of the Act. (Effectively gross expenditure including parish precepts, and transfers to reserves)

 

(b)      £43,917,277 being the aggregate of the amounts which the Council estimates for the items set out in section 31A(3) of the Act. (Effectively gross income and transfers from reserves)

 

(c)      £5,986,739 being the amount by which the aggregate at 7(a) above exceeds the aggregate at 7(b) above, calculated by the Council, in accordance with section 31A(4) of the Act, as its Council Tax Requirement for the year. (Expenditure less income)

 

(d)      £168.12 being the amount at 7(c) above,  ...  view the full minutes text for item 73.

 


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