Decision details

2022/23 Budget and Financial Strategy

Decision Maker: Cabinet

Decision status: Recommendations Approved

Is Key decision?: No

Is subject to call in?: No


It was RESOLVED that Cabinet recommends that Council: 


a)               adopts the budget setting report and associated financial strategies 2022/23 to 2026/27, as set out in the Annex to the report, including the Transformation Strategy and Efficiency Plan, as set out in Appendix 3 of the Annex, to deliver efficiencies over the five-year period;


b)       adopts the Capital Programme as set out in Appendix 4 of the Annex;


c)        adopts the Capital and Investment Strategy at Appendix 5 of the Annex;


d)       sets Rushcliffe’s 2022/23 Council Tax for a Band D property at £150.93 (increase from 2021/22 of £3.57 or 2.42%);


e)       sets the Special Expenses for West Bridgford, Ruddington and Keyworth, Appendix 1 of the Annex, resulting in the following Band D Council tax levels for the Special Expense Areas:


i)        West Bridgford £53.91 (£49.65 in 2021/22);


ii)        Keyworth £3.30 (£3.41 in 2021/22);


iii)       Ruddington £3.82 (£4.00 in 2021/22);


f)        adopts the Pay Policy Statement at Appendix 7 of the Annex; and


g)       the Director of Finance and Corporate Services be granted delegated authority by Cabinet to make any minor amendments to the Medium Term Financial Strategy once the final local government finance settlement is received and advise the Finance Portfolio Holder accordingly, to be reported to Full Council.

Report author: Peter Linfield

Publication date: 09/02/2022

Date of decision: 08/02/2022

Decided at meeting: 08/02/2022 - Cabinet

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