Budget and Council Tax level for 2013/14 and Medium Term Financial Plan 2013/16
Decision: To recommend to County Council the budget and council tax level for 2013/14 and the Medium Term Financial Plan for 2013/16
Reason for Decision: The Budget Book and Medium Term Financial Plan (Draft for County Council) will be considered for approval on 14th February 2013.
Although this is not a key decision the Forthcoming Executive Decisions list is used as a mechanism to give added transparency to the milestones of the Budget and MTFP process.
How does the decision relate to Bold Steps 4 Kent and Corporate Objectives:
The delivery of the Medium Term Financial Plan and Annual Budget is listed as a key activity within the Finance and Procurement Business Plan
The County Council must notify district councils of its share of the Council tax and the precept needed to fund the budget by the end of February. Notifying districts of the precept earlier helps with their financial planning.
Decision type: Non-key
Decision status: Recommendations Approved
Division affected: (All Division);
Notice of proposed decision first published: 31/12/2012
Decision due: 14 Feb 2013 by County Council
Lead member: Cabinet Member for Finance & Business Support
Department: Strategic & Corporate Services
Contact: 01622 694597 dave.shipton.
As outlined in Budget Book and MTFP
County Council has a statutory duty to set budget and Council Tax. S151 officer has to give statutory assurance on the robustness of estimates and adequacy of reserves
Date of initial screening - December 2012
Financial implications: Lead Officers: Dave Shipton, Head of Financial Strategy, 01622 694597 firstname.lastname@example.org Cath Head, Head of Financial Management, 01622 221135 email@example.com Lead Director: Andy Wood, Corporate Director of Finance and Procurement, 01622 694622 firstname.lastname@example.org
Legal implications: N/a
Equalities implications: N/a