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Items
No. Item

1.

Election of a Vice-Chairman of the Committee

The Committee is asked to elect one of its members to the office of Vice-Chairman of the Committee which is currently vacant.

Minutes:

The Committee considered electing one of its members to the vacant office of Vice-Chairman of the Committee.

 

It was moved by Councillor Nicholls, seconded by Councillor Whitmore and:-

 

RESOLVED that Councillor Chittock be elected Vice-Chairman of the Committee for the remainder of the municipal year.

2.

Apologies for Absence and Substitutions

The Committee is asked to note any apologies for absence and substitutions received from Members.

 

Minutes:

There were no apologies for absence and there were no substitutions.

3.

Minutes of the Last Meeting pdf icon PDF 156 KB

To confirm and sign as a correct record, the minutes of the last meeting of the Committee, held on 22 February 2017.

Minutes:

The minutes of the meeting of the Committee held on 22 February 2017 were approved as a correct record and signed by the Chairman.

4.

Declarations of Interest

Councillors are invited to declare any Disclosable Pecuniary Interests or other interest, and the nature of it, in relation to any item on the agenda.

 

Minutes:

There were no declarations of interest.

5.

Report of Corporate Director (Corporate Services) - A.1 - Formal confirmation of Council Tax amounts for 2018/19 following the notification of the precepts from the major Precepting Authorities pdf icon PDF 168 KB

Minutes:

The Committee’s confirmation was sought in respect of the final Council Tax amounts for 2018/19 including the precepts issued for 2018/19 by Essex County Council, Essex Police Services and Essex Fire Services.

 

The Committee was aware that the District and Parish/Town Council precepts for 2018/19 had been approved, in principle, at the meeting of the Council held on 6 February 2018 and had subsequently come into effect in accordance with the provisions of Budget Policy Framework Procedure Rule 3. Since that date the precepts from the major precepting authorities for 2018/19 had now been received.  The table set out below showed the precepts issued for 2018/19 by Essex County Council, Essex Police Services and Essex Fire Services:

 

PRECEPTS ON THE COLLECTION FUND

2017/18

2018/19

45,859.5

Council Tax Base

46,739.5

Amount

Council

Amount

Council

Change

Tax

Tax

in Tax

£'000

£

£'000

£

%

 13,696

298.65

Total Net Budget

13,902

297.45

(6,249)

(136.26)

Less Government Support/Business Rates

(5,648)

(120.85)

7,447

162.39

Net District Council Expenditure

8,254

176.60

(218)

(4.75)

Less Collection Fund s1rplus)/deficit

(652)

(13.96)

7,229

157.64

District Council Services

7,602

162.64

3.17%

6,723

146.61

District General Expenses

7,114

152.19

3.81%

506

11.03

District Special Expenses

488

10.45

-5.26%

7,229

157.64

Council Tax Requirement (TDC)

7,602

162.64

3.17%

1,600

34.88

Parish Council Services

1,697

36.32

4.13%

8,829

192.52

Council Tax Requirement (incl. parishes)

9,299

198.96

3.35%

53,367

1,163.70

County Council Services

57,104

1,221.75

4.99%

3,166

69.03

Essex Fire Services

3,290

70.38

1.96%

7,202

157.05

Essex Police Services

7,900

169.02

7.62%

72,564

1,582.30

Total Average District Tax

77,593

1,660.11

4.92%

Essex

Essex

County

Fire

Essex

Band

Council

Services

Police

Services

£

£

£

A

814.50 

46.92 

112.68 

B

950.25 

54.74 

131.46 

C

1,086.00 

62.56 

150.24 

D

1,221.75 

70.38 

169.02 

E

1,493.25 

86.02 

206.58 

F

1,764.75 

101.66 

244.14 

G

2,036.25 

117.30 

281.70 

H

2,443.50 

140.76 

338.04 

It was moved by Councillor Chittock, seconded by Councillor Nicholls and:-

 

RESOLVED that

 

(a)       the precepts issued by Essex County Council, Essex Police and Essex Fire for 2018/19 be noted; and

 

(b)     the amounts of Council Tax for 2018/19 for each of the categories of dwellings, as shown in the table set out below, be confirmed:

 

COUNTY, FIRE, POLICE, DISTRICT AND PARISH/TOWN COUNCIL TAX AMOUNTS 2018/2019

Band

A

B

C

D

E

F

G

H

Multiplier

(6/9)

(7/9)

(8/9)

(9/9)

(11/9)

(13/9)

(15/9)

(18/9)

Parished or

Unparished Area

Unparished Area:

  Clacton

1,087.57

1,268.83

1,450.09

1,631.35

1,993.87

2,356.39

2,718.92

3,262.70

Parishes of:

  Alresford

1,144.05

1,334.73

1,525.40

1,716.08

2,097.43

2,478.78

2,860.13

3,432.16

  Ardleigh

1,102.05

1,285.73

1,469.40

1,653.08

2,020.43

2,387.78

2,755.13

3,306.16

  Beaumont-cum-Moze

1,096.47

1,279.21

1,461.96

1,644.70

2,010.19

2,375.68

2,741.17

3,289.40

  Great Bentley

1,142.23

1,332.60

1,522.97

1,713.34

2,094.08

2,474.82

2,855.57

3,426.68

  Little Bentley

1,094.32

1,276.71

1,459.09

1,641.48

2,006.25

2,371.03

2,735.80

3,282.96

  Bradfield

1,162.61

1,356.38

1,550.15

1,743.92

2,131.46

2,519.00

2,906.53

3,487.84

  Brightlingsea

1,115.17

1,301.03

1,486.89

1,672.75

2,044.47

2,416.19

2,787.92

3,345.50

  Great Bromley

1,113.80

1,299.43

1,485.07

1,670.70

2,041.97

2,413.23

2,784.50

3,341.40

  Little Bromley

1,086.96

1,268.12

1,449.28

1,630.44

1,992.76

2,355.08

2,717.40

3,260.88

  Little Clacton

1,126.87

1,314.69

1,502.50

1,690.31

2,065.93

2,441.56

2,817.18

3,380.62

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