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 Online Meeting - Budget and Council Tax Setting Meeting, Council, Tuesday 23 February 2021 10.30 am

Item: Wiltshire Council's Financial Plan Update 2021/22, Medium Term Financial Strategy 2025/26 and Capital Programme and Strategy

Amendment A to Budget:

Recorded Vote status:Rejected

To reduce the Adult Social Care levy from 3% in 2021/22 to 2% in 2021/22 and to apply a 1% levy in 2022/23. The loss of funding is approximately £2.841m in 2021/22. The £2.841m shortfall is to be met from a draw of funds from the Latent Demand Reserve.

Voting
CouncillorVote
Cllr Andy Phillips For

Amendment B to Budget:

Recorded Vote status:Rejected

To increase the Hardship Fund from £0.300m to £1.000m in 2021/22.  The pressure is    £0.700m.  That pressure to be made up by an additional draw of funds from the Collection Fund Volatility Reserve.

Voting
CouncillorVote
Cllr Andy Phillips Abstain

Amendment C to Budget:

Recorded Vote status:Rejected

To ring-fence any in-year favourable variance that arises against the £1m reduction of   section 31 grants attributed to Business Rate reliefs in the budget report (paragraph 64 & 65) and that variance be transferred to an earmarked reserve specifically to support businesses that are in financial distress by way of discretionary reliefs or discretionary grants.

Voting
CouncillorVote
Cllr Andy Phillips Against

Budget Motion Vote 1 of 2:

Recorded Vote status:Carried

1.       That a net general fund budget of 2021/22 of £412.561m is approved;
2.       That the Councils Tax requirement for the Council be set at £298.265m for 2021/22 with an average Band D of £1,590.60;
3.       That the Wiltshire Council element of the Council Tax be increased in 2021/22 the following:
          i.        A 1.99% general increase;
          ii.        Plus a levy of 3% to be spent solely on Adult Social Care;
4.       That the Corporate Leadership Team be required to meet the revenue budget targets for each service area as set out in Appendix 1 to this report, for the delivery of Council services in 2021/22;
5.       Delegate changes in fees and charges as set out in the report;
6.       That the Capital Programme 2021/22 to 2029/30 is approved;
7.       That the Capital Strategy set out in Appendix 9 is adopted;

8-10.  In Vote 2

11.     Endorses the Medium Term Financial Strategy and the forecast budget gap of £45.512m for the 2022/23 financial year with regular updates to be received on delivery against strategy and addressing the forecast budget gap.

Voting
CouncillorVote
Cllr Andy Phillips Against

Budget Motion Vote 2 of 2:

Recorded Vote status:Carried

8.       That the Housing Revenue Account (HRA) budget for 2021/22 is set at £23.626m;
9.       That a 1.5% increase is set for social dwelling rents, except for rents currently over the formula rent which will be capped at formula rent as per national guidance;
10.     All service charges related to the Housing Revenue Account (HRA) being increased to cover costs and garage rents increased by 1.5%;

Voting
CouncillorVote
Cllr Andy Phillips Abstain

Item: Council Tax Setting 2021/22

Council Tax Vote:

Recorded Vote status:Carried

1. It be noted that on 4 December 2020 an Officer Decision was made by Andy Brown Interim Corporate Director of Resources.

 

(a) the Council Tax Base 2021/22 for the whole Wiltshire Council area as 187,517.35 [Item T in the formula in Section 31B(3) of the Local Government Finance Act 1992, as amended (the "Act")] and,

 

(b) for dwellings in those parts of its area to which a Parish precept relates as in the attached Appendix.

 

2. Calculate that the Council Tax requirement for the Council’s own purposes for 2021/22 (excluding parish precepts) is £298,265,097.

 

3. That the following amounts be calculated for the year 2021/22 in accordance with Sections 31 to 36 of the Act:

 

(a) 900,262,388  (Gross Revenue Expenditure including transfers to reserves, parish precepts and any collection fund deficit) being the aggregate of the amounts which the Council estimates for the items set out in Section 31A(2) of the Act taking into account all precepts issued to it by Parish Councils).

 

(b) 577,373,520 (Gross Revenue Income including transfers from reserves, General Government Grants and any collection fund surplus) being the aggregate of the amounts which the Council estimates for the items set out in Section 31A(3) of the Act.

 

(c) £322,888,868 (Net Revenue Expenditure including parish precepts) being the amount by which the aggregate at 3(a) above exceeds the aggregate at 3(b) above, calculated by the Council in accordance with Section 31A(4) of the Act as its Council Tax requirement for the year. (Item R in the formula in Section 31A(4) of the Act).

 

(d) £1,721.91 (Wiltshire Council band D tax plus average Town & Parish Councils Band D Council Tax) being the amount at 3(c) above (Item R), all divided by Item T (2 above), calculated by the Council, in accordance with Section 31B(1) of the Act, as the basic amount of its Council Tax for the year (including Parish precepts), as shown below:

 

 

(e) £24,623,771 (Aggregate of Town & Parish Council Precepts) being the aggregate amount of all special items (Parish Precepts) referred to in Section 34(1) of the Act (as per the attached Appendix C).

 

(f) £1,590.60 (band D Council Tax for Wiltshire Council purposes only) being the amount at 3(d) above less the result given by dividing the amount at 3(e) above by Item T (2 above), calculated by the Council, in accordance with Section 34(2) of the Act, as the basic amount of its Council Tax for the year for dwellings in those parts of its area to which no Parish precept relates, as shown below:

Voting
CouncillorVote
Cllr Andy Phillips For

 Online Meeting - Extraordinary Meeting, Council, Tuesday 24 November 2020 10.30 am

Item: Area Board Boundary Review

Area Board Boundary Review:

Recorded Vote status:Carried

That Council,

1) Approve the composition of each Area Board from May 2021 set out

below as recommended and detailed by the Electoral Review Committee

in the Final Recommendations:

i. Recommendation 1 Amesbury

ii. Recommendation 2 Bradford-on-Avon

iii. Recommendation 3 Calne

iv. Recommendation 4 Chippenham and Villages

v. Recommendation 5 Corsham

vi. Recommendation 6 Devizes

vii. Recommendation 7 Malmesbury

viii. Recommendation 8 Marlborough

ix. Recommendation 9 Melksham

x. Recommendation 10 Pewsey

xi. Recommendation 11 Royal Wootton Bassett and Cricklade

xii. Recommendation 12 Salisbury

xiii. Recommendation 13 Southern Wiltshire

xiv. Recommendation 14 South West Wiltshire

xv. Recommendation 15 Tidworth

xvi. Recommendation 16 Trowbridge

xvii. Recommendation 17 Warminster

xviii. Recommendation 18 Westbury

2) To authorise the Monitoring Officer to amend the Constitution accordingly for May 2021 when the proposed Area Boards come into effect.

 

Note: Recommendation 13 was amended from Southern Area Board to Southern Wiltshire Area Board.

Voting
CouncillorVote
Cllr Andy Phillips For

 Online Meeting, Council, Tuesday 16 June 2020 10.30 am

Item: Covid-19 Update and Financial Position

Covid-19 Update and Financial Position Vote 1:

Recorded Vote status:Carried

Council is asked to:

 

1. Thank local communities, the voluntary sector, businesses, strategic partners and education settings for their support during these unprecedented

circumstances. (Vote 1)

 

2. Acknowledge the significant and exceptional effort of staff working

throughout the COVID-19 response. (Vote 1)

 

3. Approve the inclusion of slippage from the 2019/20 Capital Programme

(£35.535m) within the 2020/21 Capital Programme, subject to a

recommendation from Cabinet on 9 June. (Vote 2)

 

4. Note the two reports to Cabinet and that future reports will be received by Cabinet in the coming months. (Vote 1)

Voting
CouncillorVote
Cllr Andy Phillips Non-voting

Covid-19 Update and Financial Position Vote 2:

Recorded Vote status:Carried

Council is asked to:

 

1. Thank local communities, the voluntary sector, businesses, strategic partners and education settings for their support during these unprecedented

circumstances. (Vote 1)

 

2. Acknowledge the significant and exceptional effort of staff working

throughout the COVID-19 response. (Vote 1)

 

3. Approve the inclusion of slippage from the 2019/20 Capital Programme

(£35.535m) within the 2020/21 Capital Programme, subject to a

recommendation from Cabinet on 9 June. (Vote 2)

 

4. Note the two reports to Cabinet and that future reports will be received by Cabinet in the coming months. (Vote 1)

Voting
CouncillorVote
Cllr Andy Phillips Non-voting

 

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