Decision details

Revenue Budget 2022/23, Medium Term Financial Strategy and Capital Programme 2022-2025

Decision Maker: Council

Decision status: Recommendations Approved

Is Key decision?: No

Is subject to call in?: No


a) Approve the budget and proposals set out in this report, including the level of Council Tax as set out in the Formal Council Tax Resolution, including Special Expenses & Parish Precepts 2022/23, at Appendix A;

b) Note the advice of the Chief Finance Officer in relation to the robustness of the estimates within the overall budget, including the risks contained within it and the adequacy of the proposed level of financial reserves, as set out in the Statutory Report at Appendices B1 – B3;

c) Approve the council’s Medium-Term Financial Strategy (MTFS) at Appendix C;

d) Note the council’s forecast Cumulative Budget Deficit and Budget Strategy 2021-22to 2024-25 at Appendix D;

e) Note the analysis of the movement in the 2022/23 Budget from the position

approved by Council in February 2021 at Appendix E;

f) Approve the capital programme for 2021/22 to 2024/25 (Appendices F1, F2 & F3);

g) Approve the Capital Strategy at Appendix G;

h) Approve the Treasury Management Strategy at Appendix H and note the advice of the treasury management consultants at Appendix H1;

i) Approve the council’s Pay Policy at Appendix I for publication on the council’s

website from April 2022;

j) Note the budget consultation 2022/23 Report at Appendix J;

k) Note the Assessing the Impact of Budget Proposals 2022/23 Report at Appendix K.

Report author: Ruth Rimmington

Publication date: 25/02/2022

Date of decision: 22/02/2022

Decided at meeting: 22/02/2022 - Council

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