Council Tax Resolution 2012/13
Councillor Brian Robinson, Cabinet Member for an Efficient Council and Planning Policy, to present report F.151.
Cllr Robinson presented report F.151, explaining that it set out the impact on council tax of the budget. He explained that annex C on agenda page 101 had been replaced due to errors.
Cllr Robinson proposed and Cllr Molyneux seconded the recommendations as at the agenda.
4. To note that the County Council, the Police Authority and the Fire Authority have issued precepts to the Council in accordance with Section 40 of the Local Government Finance Act 1992 for each category of dwellings in the Council’s area.
5. That the Council, in accordance with Sections 30 and 36 of the Local Government Finance Act 1992, hereby sets the aggregate amounts shown in the table below as the amounts of Council Tax for 2012/2013 for each part of its area and for each of the categories of dwellings.
6. That the Council hereby determines that its relevant basic amount of council tax for the financial year 2012/13, which reflects a nil increase, is not excessive having considered the Referendums Relating to Council Tax Increases (Principles) (England) Report 2012-13 which sets out the principles that the Secretary of State has determined will apply to local authorities in England in 2012-13 whereby the Council is required to determine whether its basic amount of Council Tax is excessive in accordance with the principles approved under Section 52ZB of the Local Government Finance Act 1992.
Voting was as follows.
For (40) – Norman Stephens, Roger Yeates, Jim Connell, Gethyn Davies, Brian Jones, Brian Edwards, James Bevan, Judy Davis, Frankie Evans, Carole Allaway Martin, Marrilyn Smart, Len Lawton, Peter Ede, Marion Winship, Gabriella Kirkpatrick, Roy Birch, Arthur Thomas, Julia Gooch, Ian Whitburn, Dave East, Philip Burford, Clive Elsmore, Andrew Gardiner, Terry Glastonbury, Terry Hale, Diana Edwards, Martin Quaile, Patrick Molyneux, Brian Robinson, Jane Horne
Against (5) – Maria Edey, Frank Baynham, Bill Osborne, Paul McMahon, Roger Sterry,
Abstained (13) - Paul Hiett, Graham Morgan, Max Coborn, David Thomson, Bill Evans, Bernie O’Neill, Don Pugh, Bruce Hogan, Val Hobman, Lynn Sterry, Di Martin, Jackie Fraser, Helen Stewart
RESOLVED - To suspend Council procedure rule A1(b) at 10.00pm to allow
the meeting to continue for up to 30 minutes beyond the normal time limit of