Decision details

Month 10 Revenue Budget Monitoring

Decision status: Recommendations Approved

Is Key decision?: No

Is subject to call in?: No




The Cabinet:


  1. commented upon the contents of this report and particularly noted the progress being made with controlling the budget for 2018/19, including the intention to partially replenish earmarked reserves to improve the resilience of the Council for future years;
  2. noted the additional uses of the revenue contingency budget (£0.212m);
  3. noted the potential for specific carry forwards where funds have been received in advance of need or are unspent against specific projects.
  4. Supported the use for urgency and agrees to set the Council’s net budget requirement for 2018/19 (Revenue Budget) as £317,881,900 (see section 1.7)


The Chair of Scrutiny Committee for Policies and Place agreed the case for urgency for the decision relating to recommendation 4 to enable that decision to be taken by Cabinet and reported to the next meeting of Full Council.


ALTERNATIVE OPTIONS CONSIDERED: As set out in the officer report


REASON FOR DECISION: As set out in the officer report


Publication date: 11/03/2019

Date of decision: 11/03/2019

Decided at meeting: 11/03/2019 - Cabinet

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