Decision details


Review of Council Tax Base Setting

Decision Maker: Executive

Decision status: Recommendations Approved

Is Key decision?: Yes

Is subject to call in?: Yes

Purpose:

To consider the Council Tax Base Setting 

Decision:

Resolved

 

(1)            That having given due consideration to the report of the Executive Director of Finance for the calculation of the Council’s Tax Base for 2020-2021, it be resolved:

 

(a)      That pursuant to the Executive Director of Finance’s report and in accordance with the Local Authorities (Calculation of Council Tax Base) (England) Regulations 2012, the amount calculated by Cherwell District Council as its Council Tax Base for the year 2020-2021 shall be 55,559.9 This shall be subject to final confirmation by the Section 151 Officer in consultation with the Lead Member for Financial Management & Governance.

 

(b)      As for the parishes which form part of its area shown in the annex to the Minutes (as set out in the Minute Book), the amount calculated as the Council Tax Base for the year 2020-2021 in respect of special items shall be as indicated in the column titled Tax Base 2020-2021.

 

(c)      As for the Flood Defence Areas which form part of its area, the amount calculated as the Council Tax Base for the year 2020-2021 for the purposes of levies on Oxfordshire County Council by River Authorities, shall be:

 

Thames Flood Defence Area                                     53,234.4

Anglian (Great Ouse) Flood Defence Area                  1,873.2

Severn Region Flood Defence Area                           452.3      

TOTAL                                                                     55,559.9

 

(2)            That final approval of the Council Tax Base for 2020-2021 be delegated to the Section 151 Officer in consultation with the Lead Member for Financial Management & Governance.

 

Reason Key: Significant Expenditure or Savings and effect on communities in two or more wards;

Corporate Priorities : District of Opportunity & Growth;

Reason No Public Access: No

Declarations: None

Subject to Urgent Proceedings: No

Contact: Dominic Oakeshott, Assistant Director (Interim) - Finance Email: dominic.oakeshott@cherwell-dc.gov.uk, Adele Taylor, Corporate Director: Finance (Interim) & Section 151 Officer Email: adele.taylor@cherwell-dc.gov.uk Tel: 0300 003 0103.

Report author: Dominic Oakeshott

Publication date: 07/01/2020

Date of decision: 06/01/2020

Decided at meeting: 06/01/2020 - Executive

Effective from: 11/01/2020

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