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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 Chittock, seconded by Councillor Miles and:-

 

RESOLVED that Councillor Bray 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 155 KB

To confirm and sign as a correct record, the minutes of the last meeting of the Committee, held on 24 February 2016.

Minutes:

The minutes of the meeting of the Committee held on 24 February 2016 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 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 2017/18 following the notification of the precepts from the major Precepting Authorities pdf icon PDF 167 KB

To set out, and seek confirmation of, the final Council Tax amounts for 2017/18 following notification of the precepts issued for 2017/18 by Essex County Council, Essex Police and Crime Commissioner and Essex Fire Authority.

Minutes:

The Committee’s confirmation was sought in respect of the final Council Tax amounts for 2017/18 including the precepts issued for 2017/18 by Essex County Council, the Essex Police and Crime Commissioner and Essex Fire Authority.

 

The Committee was aware that the District and Parish/Town Council precepts for 2017/18 had been approved at the meeting of the Council held on 7 February 2017. Since that date the precepts from the major precepting authorities for 2017/18 had now been received.  The table set out below showed the precepts issued for 2017/18 by Essex County Council, the Essex Police and Crime Commissioner and Essex Fire Authority:

 

PRECEPTS ON THE COLLECTION FUND

2016/17

2017/18

44,908.3

Council Tax Base

45,859.5

Amount

Council

Amount

Council

Change

Tax

Tax

in Tax

£'000

£

£'000

£

%

 13,998

311.69

Total Net Budget

13,696

298.65

(7,163)

(159.50)

Less Government Support/Business Rates

(6,249)

(136.26)

6,835

152.19

Net District Council Expenditure

7,447

162.39

20

0.45

Less Collection Fund (surplus)/deficit

(218)

(4.75)

6,855

152.64

District Council Services

7,229

157.64

3.28%

6,353

141.47

District General Expenses

6,723

146.61

3.63%

502

11.17

District Special Expenses

506

11.03

-1.25%

6,855

152.64

Council Tax Requirement (TDC)

7,229

157.64

3.28%

1,439

32.05

Parish Council Services

1,600

34.88

8.83%

8,294

184.69

Council Tax Requirement (incl. parishes)

8,829

192.52

4.24%

50,752

1,130.13

County Council Services

53,367

1,163.70

2.97%

3,039

67.68

Fire Authority Services

3,166

69.03

1.99%

6,831

152.10

Essex Police Services

7,202

157.05

3.25%

68,916

1,534.60

Total Average District Tax

72,564

1,582.30

3.11%

Essex

Essex

County

Fire

Essex

Band

Council

Authority

Police

£

£

£

A

775.80 

46.02 

104.70 

B

905.10 

53.69 

122.15 

C

1,034.40 

61.36 

139.60 

D

1,163.70 

69.03 

157.05 

E

1,422.30 

84.37 

191.95 

F

1,680.90 

99.71 

226.85 

G

1,939.50 

115.05 

261.75 

H

2,327.40 

138.06 

314.10 

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

 

            RESOLVED that

 

(a)  the precepts issued by Essex County Council, the Essex Police and Crime Commissioner and Essex Fire Authority for 2017/18 be noted; and

 

(b) the amounts of Council Tax for 2017/18 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 2017/2018

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

1,036.87

1,209.69

1,382.50

1,555.31

1,900.93

2,246.56

2,592.18

3,110.62

Parishes of:

  Alresford

1,090.97

1,272.79

1,454.62

1,636.45

2,000.11

2,363.76

2,727.42

3,272.90

  Ardleigh

1,050.75

1,225.87

1,401.00

1,576.12

1,926.37

2,276.62

2,626.87

3,152.24

  Beaumont-cum-Moze

1,043.97

1,217.97

1,391.96

1,565.96

1,913.95

2,261.94

2,609.93

3,131.92

  Great Bentley

1,084.26

1,264.97

1,445.68

1,626.39

1,987.81

2,349.23

2,710.65

3,252.78

  Little Bentley

1,033.51

1,205.76

1,378.01

1,550.26

1,894.76

2,239.26

2,583.77

3,100.52

  Bradfield

1,109.10

1,293.95

1,478.80

1,663.65

2,033.35

2,403.05

2,772.75

3,327.30

  Brightlingsea

1,061.99

1,238.98

1,415.98

1,592.98

1,946.98

2,300.97

2,654.97

3,185.96

  Great Bromley

1,064.43

1,241.84

1,419.24

1,596.65

1,951.46

2,306.27

2,661.08

3,193.30

  Little Bromley

1,036.09

1,208.78

1,381.46

1,554.14

1,899.50

2,244.87

2,590.23

3,108.28

  Little Clacton

1,073.29

1,252.18

1,431.06

1,609.94

1,967.70

2,325.47

2,683.23

3,219.88

  Elmstead

1,055.62

1,231.56

1,407.49

1,583.43

1,935.30

2,287.18

2,639.05

3,166.86

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