Agenda item

General Fund Budget 2023/24

Report of the Senior Leadership Team


The Director for Corporate Resources and Section 151 Officer introduced the proposed 2023/24 general fund budget.




1)    Approve a 5% discretionary income inflation increase for the individual portfolios as shown in the table at paragraph 2.5.5 of the report; and


2)    Recommend to Council on 2 March 2023 that:


a.    the financial threshold above which decisions will be regarded as key decisions be set at £0.5m for 2023/24;


b.    a provisional council tax increase of 2.98% (£5.31) which balances the financing of a net council tax requirement of £7,060,700 in 2023/24;


c.    the detailed budget for 2023/24, as detailed in appendix 2 of the report be approved.


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