Decision details

Draft Revenue Budget 2016/17 and Medium Term Financial Strategy 2016/17 to 2019/20

Decision Maker: Cabinet

Decision status: For Determination

Is Key decision?: Yes

Is subject to call in?: Yes

Purpose:

To approve the draft revenue budget 2016/17 and the Medium Term Financial Strategy 2016/17 to 2019/20  MTFS.

Decisions:

Following an amendment to Recommendation 1 in the report, it was

 

RESOLVED:  That

 

(1)          the draft budget for 2016/17 and the Medium Term Financial Strategy (MTFS) 2016/17 to 2018/19 be approved for general consultation as set out in Appendices 1A, 1B, 1C and 2 to the report, subject to reference to PH_13 ‘Health Visiting – full review of service provision’ under savings for Public Health, page 328 of the agenda refers, being deleted;

 

(2)          the balanced budget position for 2016/17, 2017/18 and 2018/19, paragraph 1.9 of the report refers, be noted;

 

(3)          the proposal to increase Council Tax by 1.99% in 2016/17, paragraph 1.12 of the report refers, be noted;

 

(4)          the structure of the Schools Funding Formula for 2016-17, un-changed from the 2015/16 formula agreed last year, as set out in Appendix 3 to the report, be approved;

 

(5)          the draft Public Health Budget for 2016/17, as set out in Appendix 4 to the report, be approved;

 

(6)          the sum of £245,298 as Harrow’s contribution to the London Grant Scheme in 2016/17, paragraph 1.28 of the report refers, be agreed;

 

(7)          it be noted that final approval would be sought from Cabinet and Council in February 2016.

 

Reason for Decision:  To publish a draft budget for 2016/17 and MTFS to 2018/19.

 

Alternative Options Considered and Rejected:  As set out in the report.

 

Conflict of Interest relating to the matter declared by Cabinet Member/Dispensation Granted:  None.

Report author: Dawn Calvert

Publication date: 11/12/2015

Date of decision: 10/12/2015

Decided at meeting: 10/12/2015 - Cabinet

Effective from: 19/12/2015

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